About One Acre Fund
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, our farmers harvest 50 per cent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.
About the Young Professionals Program
One Acre Fund’s Young Professionals Program offers high-performing African graduates meaningful internships and training opportunities at a high-performing, mission-driven organization. Our internships are paid and all interns can expect to receive substantive work assignments working on high-impact projects that support One Acre Fund's operations.
When joining, interns will participate in an onboarding program and receive training on how to design and execute projects. Throughout your internship, you will get the opportunity to work with like-minded individuals and receive learning opportunities to build strong foundations for your future career.
About the Role
The main objective is to ensure all payments of farmers are made with no errors and that all data for reconciliation are ready to be shared (to prepare the documents). You will report to the Administration and Finance Coordinator. You will have a duration of 3 months of internship that is extendable.
- To interpret, process, verify and report data from the field team
- Develop and utilize Google sheets, and databases.
- Verify payments details and follow up with bank, Tigo and Airtel payments
- Work with other teammates to accomplish your daily duties
- Any other responsibilities as assigned by your manager.
Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we deeply invest in our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training, and regular feedback on your performance. We’ll hold career reviews every one-three months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and gain rewarding technical experience.
Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:
- Have a bachelor's degree in Business administration, finance, accounting, or any other related field.
- 1+ years of professional work experience in finance or a related field
- The intern must know the basic principles of accounting and financial analysis.
- Must be able to collect, evaluate, and interpret data
- Should be capable of preparing files and maintaining records and documentation
- Should have good written and oral communication skills.
- Other skills required are related to entering and verifying data, knowledge of computers, and standard office equipment.
Preferred Start Date
As soon as possible
Interns will be provided with a reasonable stipend for the duration of their contract. Rural area-based fellows will be assisted in locating suitable housing.
This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda
We hire on a rolling basis which means that applications are reviewed and processed continuously until a hire is made.
Interested candidates should apply using the "Apply" button below not later than 11th December 2022.
One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (firstname.lastname@example.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace.