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

UN World Food Programme Internship - Finance - 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.

Background and Purpose of the Assignment:

The expectation for the internship holder with G5 Finance Assistant level, is to take responsibility for completion of a range of finance/budget related processes and activities requiring some interpretation or 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 effective delivery of finance, budget and administration support services in order to facilitate transparent and efficient utilization of financial resources.

Key Accountabilities(not all-inclusive)

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

  • Any other duties as required.

    Standard Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree. Field of study: Finance and Accounting


    Not a mandatory requirement, but internship in similar capacities would be a plus

    Knowledge &Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of internal control, risk management, and monitoring mechanisms.

  • Knowledge of financial and accounting principles and practices to ensure compliance with WFP policies, procedures and accounting standards

  • General knowledge on SAP (Systems, Applications and Products in Data processing) utilized by WFP

  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English.


  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Kinyarwanda is an asset

    How to Apply

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

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