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Internship Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya – NGO

The University of Washington Kenya is a NGO that operates as the administrative arm of University of Washington research projects in Kenya. 

The organization is looking for a graduate or a student awaiting graduation with interest in enhancing their job know-how in an internship position for 3 months renewable once as a Finance Intern.

This position attracts a monthly stipend. 

The Finance Intern will provide support to the Grants Accountant on the day-to-day administration and liaison functions for field office.

In addition, the position will be expected to take up administrative tasks as may be assigned on a rotational basis. 

Candidates with an innate ability to multi-task are sought out for this role. 

The duties will be as follows:
·                     Ensure that finance and other administrative documents are complete and are properly managed and filed
·                     Assist in the preparation of payment documents
·                     Filing bank statements, banking slips and payment vouchers
·                     Ensure that receipts are well filed upon payments and address any issue raised during an internal audit
·                     Assist in Operational and Procurement functions of the Organization

·                     Assist in following up of Payment of all statutory deductions
·                     Review invoices for accuracy and that they match with the LPO
·                     Monitoring and follow up of all departmental requests
·                     Assist in financial requests and bank reconciliations
·                     Maintain financial files and records, and ensure transactions are properly recorded
·                     Assisting in general office maintenance and administration
·                     Review accounting ledgers to ensure that subsidiary ledger balances match general ledger Items
·                     Any other duties specified by the supervisor(s) as appropriate for the role
·                     Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance or Accounting option or a relevant business related course
·                     Qualified CPA part I (Added Advantage)
·                     Keen and pays attention to detail
·                     Ability to work well within a team and independently with minimal supervision and develop on the job
·                     Possess Excel spread sheet and word-processing skills at a highly proficient level
·                     Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet multiple deadlines
·                     Detail-oriented with good multi-tasking abilities and communication skills, both oral and written
·                     Exposure to QuickBooks accounting package will be an added advantage
·                     The candidate must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of a Finance Intern
·                     Flexibility and a can-do approach to tasks and the ability to adapt to a changing and challenging environment
How to Apply
Please click HERE to fill the application form and then send a copy of your cover letter and CV as one attachment to

Application Closing Date: 26th October 2017

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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