Mercy Corps Finance Intern Vacancy in Kenya
Mercy Corps Finance Intern Vacancy in Kenya General Position Summary: The Finance intern will support the work of Finance functions of the AgriFin Program Office in Nairobi.
Working closely with Program, Operations and Finance, the Finance intern is instrumental in supporting program activities through his/her services.
The intern will work under the supervision of the Finance Manager
Internship Assignment Responsibilities:
Assist in developing and maintaining an effective filing, archiving and record keeping systems both (hard copy & electronically) according to MC procedures.
Prepare photocopies and scans of vouchers and other supporting documents required for HQ and donor reporting.
Assist in ensuring proper documentation of payment vouchers and all other supporting documents.
Assist in ensuring efficient, timely and accurate recording, payment and tracking of accounts payable.
Assist in management of the office cash and office cash levels as per the office Cash Management Policy.
Maintain the cash advance tracking sheet, follow up on un-cleared advances and ensure advances are reconciling with general ledger records.
Assist in preparing and processing bank payments via checks.
Assist in preparing payment vouchers ensuring proper documentation and recording to accounting system on daily basis.
Assist in monthly amortization entries of prepaid accounts, account maintenance and reconciliations as part of month end closeout process.
Assist with audit related requirements.
Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
Other duties as assigned.
The intern will:
Gain experience in Finance and accounting Processes
Gain experience in time management
Learn communication skills
Knowledge and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or any related field
CPA (II) qualification will be an added advantage
A good team player
A good sense of humor
The ideal candidate will have a strong curiosity for understanding. S/he will be an excellent communicator, multi-tasker, and able to work in ambiguous situations. S/he will be a tolerant and flexible individual able to work in difficult and stressful environments and follow procedures.
S/he will be a team-player with a positive attitude toward problem solving and conflict resolution. The successful candidate will be focused on team-building; be a strategic thinker, have strong skills in project management and maintain a sense of humor.
Mercy Corps interns and volunteers represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV) listing three professional referees (including a recent supervisor) to
email@example.com on or before Tuesday 26th May 2020 by 5.00pm.
The email subject line must clearly show the job title.
Applications without the right subject heading will be automatically disqualified.
Please do not attach anycertificates.
(Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We will only get in touch with shortlisted candidates)
NB: Mercy Corps AgriFin Program does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process
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