ILRI Finance Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

ILRI Finance Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock.

It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world.

Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.

The Position:

Internships are short-term academic training for young professionals who join ILRI for a short period (usually 3 months or less but can be up to 6 months in length) as s part of their academic curriculum and are expected to resume their studies upon completion of their internship.

ILRI wishes to recruit a Finance Intern based at the Finance Unit in Addis Ababa to assist in undertaking the below activities:

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in matching VAT refunds collected from the Federal Inland Revenue Authority.
  • Assist in assigning Finance tasks at the Helpdesk.
  • Checking of supporting documents on Payment Vouchers.
  • Assist in Invoice-PO matching process, and post supplier invoices in OCS.
  • Learn and be able to undertake supplier statement reconciliations.
  • Be able to learn and generate payment remittance proposals
  • Learning and preparing bank reconciliations and following up on outstanding items.
  • Learn how to draft letters/instructions to the bank
  • Assist in review of the petty cash vouchers
  • Assist the Finance Admin. Assistant in generating receipts for staff refunds
  • Assist to review Travel Expense Reports (TERs) for staff
  • Assist accountant in reviewing physical field office vouchers
  • Storing, arranging, indexing and classifying various financial records in the archive
  • Assist in filling finance documents & retrieving documents during project audits
  • Maintaining a database of suppliers and other external customers’ contacts
  • Understand the ILRI budgeting cycle, concepts and process
  • Learn how to prepare monthly management reports

    Required Skills and Experience

    Applicants must at the time of application meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled for a university degree programme either in their third year or fourth year.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and word and good skills at using financial software applications.
  • Proficiency in English.

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letter, detailed CV and university internship letters.
  • Applications should be made to the Director, People and Organizational Development by clicking on the "Apply Now" tab above before 31 May 2019. Kindly indicate the position title on the subject line when applying.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest in working for ILRI. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • ILRI does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training).
  • ILRI also does not concern itself with information on applicants' bank accounts.
  • To find out more about ILRI, visit our websites at
  • To find out more about working at ILRI visit our website at
  • ILRI is an equal opportunity employer.
  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Finance Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

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