Finance Intern

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Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty. We are a confederation of 17 Oxfam affiliates working in over 90 countries, all working as one Oxfam on goals that support our shared vision. We want a world where people are valued and treated equally, enjoy their rights as full citizens, and can influence decisions affecting their lives.

Oxfam Rwanda programme has developed its Country Strategy for the period of 2015 – 2020. Oxfam in Rwanda has identified interventions which align with its mission – to ensure that poor women, men and youth enjoy equal rights and benefit from fair and inclusive development-. Based on a comprehensive analysis of the Rwandan context, Oxfam delivers a combination of programme interventions and advocacy and influencing activities to drive outcomes. Oxfam intervenes in four main sectors in Rwanda namely: Gender Justice, Sustainable Livelihoods, Participatory Governance and Humanitarian.

Vacancies Announcement

Oxfam in Rwanda is seeking to immediately hire experienced Rwandan national to fill up the position of Finance Intern who would be ready to start work immediately. Details of job specification and key responsibilities for this position can be obtained sending an email to kigalijobs@oxfam.org.uk.

Oxfam intends to engage an Intern in Finance who will provide support to the Business Support Team to facilitate timely processing of payments, financial data entry in PeopleSoft and limited financial reporting such as bank reconciliations. S/he will be involved in all financial related functions.

Finance Intern

Under the guidance and supervision of the Country Accountant and Business Support Lead, the Finance Intern will be performing the following responsibilities;

  • Adequately maintain petty cash and raise payment as per the need
  • Assist in the entering of financial transactions into financial system – PeopleSoft, ensuring that they are valid and are adequately supported.
  • Assist the Business Support team in proper Filing of financial documents (payments vouchers, invoices, receipts, financial reports and other financial documents
  • Support the Business Support Lead in following up staff for timely retirement of floats. Regularly remind staff with floats to retire/account for their timely
  • Assist in performing monthly bank reconciliations and balance sheet accounts
  • Assist the Country Accountant in the financial review process of Partner advance retirement reports
  • Assisting the Country Accountant in photocopying and scanning of finance documents to be sent to donors during reporting
  • Stamping ‘Receive’ once requests for payment comes to the finance Office and ‘paid’ on all documents once cash vouchers /cheques are signed and cash/ cheques disbursed and before filing
  • Assist the business support team in maintaining an organized and well documented financial record (all files must be labeled properly and visibly) and sequential filing system for all disbursement vouchers and other financial documents.
  • Assist in the retrieval and putting back documentation for audit purposes.
  • Be adaptable and flexible with a view to taking on board new tasks and new assignments in due course

SKILLS AND COMPETENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University in accounting, finance and partial professional qualifications such as CPA & ACCA
  • Flexibility under pressure and in response to changing needs.
  • Attention to detail and excellent numeric skills.
  • Good writing and spoken English.
  • Ability to keep clear and concise records.

How to apply

These opportunities are for dedicated and highly motivated professionals, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. Interested candidates should send an application in English by email attaching a motivation letter and CV, with contact details (phone and email address) of most recent line manager (s)/Supervisor (s) as part of referee to: kigalijobs@oxfam.org.uk

Closing date for submission of applications for the position is October 25th 2017.

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Job summary

This job has been viewed 3,329 times
Location:
Kigali
Rwanda
Sector:
Accounting, Finance and investment, Other
Education level:
Bachelor
Desired experience:
Internship
Contrat type:
Internship
Apply before:
25-10-2017
Number of positions:
1

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