Finance Intern job at CARE
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Vacancy title:
Finance Intern

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Internships / Volunteering ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, June 30 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 13 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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CARE International is a major humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects.

• The CARE Kenya’s Internship Program offers recent graduates an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with CARE. Interns at CARE Kenya get experiential learning opportunities in the humanitarian sector and a meaningful internship experience that will support their academic, professional and personal development
• We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Finance Intern to join our team. Under the supervision of the Finance Manager, the Finance Intern will contribute to essential financial processes and gain valuable experience in a multicultural environment.
• The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of accounting principles, attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.

Support the accounts payable process-40%
• Prepare the department's payment and advance requests
• Help in review request for payment to ensure data is reconciled with financial management system
• Ensure accuracy of accounting entries and adequacy of supporting documents
• Maintain all payment vouchers, accounting logbooks and supporting documents
• Vendor statement reconciliation in liaison with admin and procurement teams
• Retrieve audit documents from PeopleSoft during audits
• Learn and assist to generate the payroll by-products (deductions) reports.
• Assist in submission of statutory deductions (NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, HELB etc.)
• Participate in the audit process-retrieving documents for audit requests and re-archiving of documents after the audit.

Grant Management -40%
• Learn to and prepare monthly project reports (Budget Verses Actuals-BVAs)
• Prepare and update a list of project end dates and donor reporting dates.
• Learn donor reporting and support timely preparation of donor financial reports and all expenses incurred by partners and ensure they are dully accounted for before submission of reports to donors.
• Assist in reviewing sub-grant files.
• Ensure effective implementation of all CARE financial and operational and administrative policies and procedures while undertaking the finance roles

Other -20%
• Review and improve the general finance filling system-both physical and online filling
• Any other duties that may be assigned by the team
• Any other duty as required by the line manager commensurate with the post.
• Attending program coordination meetings as shall be advised and as shall be relevant and upon consultation with line manager.
• Respond to regular queries on finance matters

Education and Experience
• Completed Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field and graduated in the last 12 months
• Certificate of Professional training in the fields of Accounting, Financial Management or auditing
• (Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Chartered Accountant or equivalent) is required.
• Knowledge of finance, accounting and budget main principles
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail and accuracy
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural professional environment
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
• Work experience is not a requirement

This role is expected to establish and maintain open, professional, and cordial relations with COs’ internal and external customers. These include and not limited to.
• Program teams, Other Program support teams, Shared Service Unit
• Vendors

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to CARE on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Sunday, June 30 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 13-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-06-2067
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