UN World Food Programme Internship - Finance Assistant - Kigali Jobs in Rwanda

UN World Food Programme Internship - Finance Assistant - Kigali Jobs in Rwanda

About WFP

  • The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

    Organizational Context

  • The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Finance and Administration Unit. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July 2022.

    Job Purpose

  • The expectation for the internship holder with the G3 Finance Assistant level is to take responsibility for the completion of a range of finance/budget-related processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. To recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and to allocate tasks to other support staff.

  • The purpose of the job is to support the effective delivery of finance, budget, and administrative support services in order to facilitate transparent and efficient utilization of financial

    Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in Finance, Accounting or related fields.

  • Must have attended courses in the last 12 months

  • Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to application of internship programme

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point);

  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

    Key Accountabilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the National Finance Officer, the intern will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Maintenance of invoices in Invoice Tracking System up to send to Wings step, and monthly ITS reports for review by the Finance Officer

  • Support in the preparation of the monthly cash forecast

  • Billing fuel, private use of vehicles, telephones, travel and prepare related journal vouchers

  • Follow up on staff and third party receivables and payables, purchase requisitions and purchase orders open items

  • Participate in review of vendor master data regularly

  • Participate in the preparation of the semi-annual vendor balances confirmation.

  • Prepare monthly VAT claims to RWANDA REVENUE AUTHORITY.

  • Familiarize with the Financial dashboard.

  • Financial assessment for CBT.

  • Any other duties as required.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UN World Food Programme Internship - Finance Assistant - Kigali Jobs in Rwanda

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