Finance Internship Opportunity in Kenya

Finance Internship
Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications and research company that delivers impact solutions to companies, governments, development organizations’ and individuals across Africa. Farsight is recruiting a Finance Intern with demonstrated experience in finance and accounting. Working closely with Finance departments, the finance intern is instrumental in supporting program activities through his/her services.

Essential Job Responsibilities

·         Receive and process all cash advances on time and arrange for bank runs in coordination with the Finance Officer to ensure cash is availed to staff and sub recipients on a timely basis.
·         Receive and examine payment requests supporting documents
·         Assist with recording invoices into the accounting system
·         Follow up on positing of captured invoices for timely payment processing
·         Processing all payment requests submitted from suppliers and staff
·         Maintain an unpaid invoices file
·         Ensure that all recurrent invoices and utility bills are paid on time
·         Recording and updating financial books of accounts with payments
·         Record grant liquidations after review by Finance Officer
·         Assist in preparation of journals/ Filing all financial documents

·         Reviewing of supplier reconciliation/accounts payable and ensure accounts payable are up to date
·         Assist in the production of monthly financial reports
·         Other duties as requested by the supervisor
·         Purchase of office supplies.
·         Reports Directly To: Finance Officer
Knowledge and Experience
·         Relevant Degree in Finance or Accounting
·         Atleast CPA Part 2
·         Atleast 1 year of experience
·         Strong organizational skills.
·         Excellent oral and written English skills.
·         High computer skills on MS Office programs, especially in MS Excel.
How To Apply:
Candidates can apply for the position by sending their cover letter and CV in one PDF or Microsoft Word document. The single PDF or Word file should be emailed to jobs@farsightafrica.com with the subject line “Finance Intern by 15 Feb, 2018. Supplementary documents – degrees, certificates, etc. – should not be sent at this stage.

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