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World Vision International

Financial Accountant
 
East Africa Regional Office, Nairobi
 
World Vision (WV) is a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being of children everywhere by empowering families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

The Financial Accountant will manage the intercompany database and account through review, analysis, coding and processing of incoming and outgoing charges in accordance with the World Vision International Finance Manual and Policies. 

Manage multiple payrolls by ensuring that authorized changes are processed, all statutory and other deductions are processed and remitted in accordance with the prevailing laws and regulations and advice management of changes in the laws and regulations.

Responsibilities include:
 Booking of Incoming and outgoing intercompany charges and Global Office Direct Charges; Preparation of GL Reconciliation; Management of Accounts Payable and Payroll Processing.


Skills required include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting
  • Minimum of CPA Part 2
  • Technical Training qualifications required: Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes and Sunsystems.
  • Experience: 2 years of experience in an Accounting field.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
For specific details regarding the position, please refer to the full description and apply online by the closing date 05 June 2015. 

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

Job Description: Communications and Advocacy Internship – World Vision East Africa Regional Office

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. 

The East Africa Regional Office, operating in nine countries of East Africa namely; Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda is looking for a Communications intern to work in its Nairobi office.
 
This internship aims to provide the intern with a broad understanding of international non-governmental organisation communications functions, with exposure to all elements of the regional office and opportunities to collaborate with the national offices across the region and regional bodies such as the Africa Union.

Communications Intern- Editorial and Advocacy
  • Provide editorial support to the communications team in producing reports and publications
  • Engaging in internal communications activities for broad exposure to the organisation
  • Drafting stories and various correspondence
  • Summarising policy documents
  • Assisting with corporate communications, and development of programme briefs and profiles
  • Supporting processes to improve efficiency of the EARO Communications team
  • Support advocacy efforts related to our engagement with AU and generating content related to advocacy and policy change efforts
  • Event planning and organisation
Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelors degree in journalism, media and communications, humanitarian diplomacy, international relations or related courses
  • Strong English writing, verbal and presentation skills
  • Excellent use of technology including software (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Professional)
  • 2-3 years work experience in communications and advocacy with Non-governmental organisations
  • Kenyan National
Assets:
  • Experience in international relations, humanitarian diplomacy and working with regional bodies
  • Knowledge of more than one language such as Arabic, French, Portuguese
Languages: Excellent oral and written English.
 
Period of internship: July 2015 – December 2015 (6 months)

Location:
 Nairobi, Kenya
 
Communications Intern-Multi Media and Graphic Design- World Vision East Africa Regional Office
  • Work with functional team-leads to identify compelling ideas for multimedia stories and maintain a content pipeline
  • Ensure that content and design of online is consistent with the house style and brand
  • Manage the online posting of the quarterly electronic newsletter, including sourcing video content and images and advising on forms of distribution
  • Expand World Vision’s reach in East Africa by advising on use of content distribution services
  • Help produce video material on a need basis for use on the website and in presentations
  • Report back on web metrics, i.e. user traffic, online mentions, social media statistics
  • Support in providing photographic content for the EARO team
  • Experience in graphic design and use of graphic design software
Qualifications Required:
  • Qualification in multimedia, desktop designing, journalism, media and communication courses
  • Strong English writing skills
  • Excellent use of technology including software (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Professional)
  • Graduate intern preferred
  • 2-3 years work experience in design and multimedia
  • Kenyan National
Assets:
  • Experience with online promotion, development and media interest
  • Multimedia skills such as video editing, photo management and graphic design
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, Typo3, FileMaker is an advantage.
Languages: Excellent oral and written English.
 
Period of internship: July 2015 – December 2015 (6 months)
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 

For the above vacancies, kindly send applications to clara_kiilu@wvi.org by COB on 5 June 2015.

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