Finance Internship Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


Finance Internship at CARE International

CARE International is an international NGO working in Somalia/Somaliland. CARE and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, as well as mitigating immediate suffering caused by drought, conflict and displacement.

Job Summary

The Intern position exists to ensure finance processes and record keeping are safeguarded. Also to assist the intern to get on job training.

Finance Internship Responsibilities
Learn on Collection of funds and making of various payments as per the authorization and approval of the Senior Accounting Officer.
Help to ensure timely submission of statutory deductions and file the receipts and documents once received by the bank and KRA/NSSF/NHIF/HELB.
Assist in maintaining a proper filling systems of all cash payment documents and ensure accounting records are kept updated , are reliable and according to Care Somalia accounting principles
Retrieving documents from the archive for audit and special requests and recording the transactions on the Document Movement Register.
Ensuring the prompt re-archiving of documents after completion of audit and special requests and updating of the Document Movement Register.
Facilitating document movement from Finance to other offices.
Payroll (incl statutory remittances) and PAR
PAYE, NHIF, NSSF, HELB) and other payroll deductions once received from HR officer. Ensure timely submission of statutory deductions and file the receipts and documents once received by the bank and KRA/NSSF/NHIF/HELB.
Assist in booking statutory deductions (income tax)
Help in booking PAYE contribution for international staff deducted by Atlanta as recalculated by HR as per Kenya Tax laws.
Sending staff statements that need to be settled by 15th of every month and alert AP supervisor on any payroll deductions.
Assist in preparation of income information to be sent to the HQ.
General and other duties (5%)

Assist in book management fee before financial month close.
Help to analyze expatriate staff security and rent and bill staffs who have exceeded the limit.
Assist amortization of prepayments made during the month.
Other duties as required
Qualifications for the Finance Internship
CPA 1 or Equivalent
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and word and good skills at using financial software applications. Proficiency in English.
Internal Contacts

Overall reports and is accountable to Sr. Accountant
All other Finance Department team
Human Resources Department
Working Conditions

This position is based in Nairobi.
The position has an unpredictable workload over the duration of the month
Critical Competencies

Attention to detail
Effective Time management skills
Team player
Organization skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Able to work with limited supervision
Be able to demonstrate high level of integrity
How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CV to [email protected] by August 1, 2018. Kindly indicate the position title on the subject line when applying. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse