Action Against Hunger NGO Finance Intern Jobs in Kenya

Action Against Hunger NGO Finance Intern Jobs in Kenya

Position Title
  • Finance Intern
    Number of positions
  • One(1)
    Duty Station
  • Nairobi-Kenya

    Organisational background:

    Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger (AAH) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers programs in over 44
    countries.

    Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, our mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts.

    From crisis to sustainability, Action Against Hunger tackles the underlying causes of malnutrition and its effects. By integrating our programs with local and national systems, we further ensure that short-term interventions become long-term solutions.

    With head offices in France, the United Kingdom, Spain, the United States and Canada, our international network shares its combined resources, breadth of experience and technical expertise in pursuit of a world without hunger.

    Action Against Hunger has been present in Kenya since 2001 and is a transformative leader in nutrition security for improved quality of life among vulnerable communities.

    Action Against Hunger wants to contribute to the optimal functional performance of National, County, and Community systems through strategic partnerships for innovative nutrition-sensitive
    and nutrition-specific interventions to achieve its impact.

    Action Against Hunger is currently implementing activities in West
    Pokot, Mandera, Samburu, Isiolo, Trans Nzoia, Kakamega, Bungoma and Busia counties.

    Action Against Hunger- Kenya Program is looking for a Finance Intern to be based in Nairobi.

    Positions and responsibilities:

    The role reports hierarchically and technically to the Roving Finance Assistant and Program Manager Kenya Mission.

    Objective 1: Review of documentation, filing & archiving

  • Ensure the proper double filing of accounting vouchers on a monthly basis.
  • Follow up on the Field offices on submission of Monthly vouchers.
  • Review Monthly Vouchers to Ensure supporting documentations as per AAH internal
    policies.
  • Assist in Document retrieval during project and Annual Audits.
  • The above tasks are not limited and can be added to, modified or changed according to the changing needs of the department.

    Internal & External relationships Internal
  • Communicate and exchange of information other departments within the organization and field staff.
  • Work closely and in collaboration with the HOD- Finance and Exchange of information
  • HOD- Finance: hierarchical relationship – technical support – exchange of information

    Reporting Responsibilities
  • Filling Track Sheet.

    Position Requirements
    Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree in Business Management or its equivalent.
  • Any level of CPA will be an added advantage
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing work conditions.

    Skills & Experience Essential
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills as well as verbal and written communication
  • Proficiency in computer skills to include spread sheets, internet/e-mail, accounting package
  • Knowledge of techniques used in maintaining balancing and classing accounts in an accounting system

    Preferred
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Self-starter with a strong desire to promote and implement continuous improvement endeavors

    How to apply
  • Applications, including CV with cover letter and 3 professional references to be sent via email to: hr-recruitment@so-actionagainsthunger.org not later than 21st February 2019 clearly mentioning the position on the subject line. e.g Finance-Intern -AAHK
  • Only Short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Female candidates are encouraged
    to apply.

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