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NGO Internship Opportunity in Kenya – Finance

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.


·         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


·         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 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

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