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Finance and Support Services Intern Job in Kenya

Title: Finance and Support Services Intern

Department: Finance and Support Services Department

Job Location:
 CAFS Corporate Head Office or Regional Office

Percentage of Time to Internship:

 Three months, starting on 1st August 2011

Organization Profile:

The Centre for African Family Studies is an African Institution dedicated to strengthening the capacities of organizations and individuals in the field of health, HIV & AIDS, population and development in order to contribute to improving the quality of life of families in sub-Saharan Africa.

CAFS Training and Technical Assistance Team (TTA) made up of highly qualified professionals of Advocacy, Reproductive Health, HIV&AIDS, Organizational Development, and Knowledge Management (KM), conducts courses and provides research and consultancy services from bases in Lome, Togo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Nairobi Kenya.

Key Outputs:
  • Assisting the Finance and Support Services( FSS) team in providing documentation during the statutory audit
  • Ensuring proper filing of all accounting documentation
  • Providing basic financial information in response to queries from program staff, management , and suppliers
  • Reconciliation of travel advances
  • Assist the FSSM in the preparation of project/activity budgets.
Knowledge and Skill:
  • Basic understanding of accounting processes and procedures, Financial Reporting, Costing, Project accounting, the Fund accounting systems and Donor reporting requirements, International Financial reporting standards.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, statutory regulations related to staff pay and taxation.
  • Practical knowledge of basic accounting packages especially Sun-System Accounting software.
  • High level of competence in basic Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Excellent organizational skills used in planning own work.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • High levels on competency and dedication
Qualification: Accounting Degree ( Accounting Option)

Application to be sent to

Attention: Ag Director Prof. Eliwo Akoto

Closing date: 28 Jul 2011

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