Intern, Accounting Job in Kenya

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Intern, Accounting Job in Kenya

Position Title: Intern, Accounting  

Location: Nairobi Regional Office 

Winrock International (Winrock) is a non-profit organization that works around the world to increase economic opportunity, sustain natural resources, and protect the environment. Winrock strengthens the capacity of women, children, youth, civil society organizations, and businesses to actively participate in sustainable development and to positively impact society.  

 Terms of Reference 

Winrock International is looking for an Accounting Intern who’s looking for a great way to launch his/her career. If you are seeking new challenges and additional responsibilities that will give you the opportunity to work in a busy accounting office, this is the job for you. You will assist in preparing financial transactions and reporting for the Nairobi Regional Office, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. You will have a hands-on role with significant expectations to contribute both technically and culturally. The role will report directly to the Regional Accounting Manager. 


  • Assist in preparing monthly financial reports for the Nairobi Regional Office.  
  • Support preparation of expenditures for all financial activities and submission for review and approval.  
  • Prepare monthly remittances to government agencies timely.  
  • Initiate Nairobi – QuickBooks data entry and maintenance, generation of monthly financial reports and schedules.  
  • Assist in preparing Nairobi Regional Office monthly wire requests and ensure financial reports are complete, accurate, and compliant with Winrock policies and procedures.  
  • Elevate financial/accounting-related problems to the supervisor to offer resolution, as and when seen appropriate.  
  • Prepare vendor files and related accounting records, such as leases and contracts; ensure file maintenance is compliant with Winrock’s retention policies, procedures, and local requirements.  
  • Prepare accounts’ payables, receivables, payroll support, staff advances, and accruals schedules, ensuring that they are complete, tracked and monitored regularly.  
  • Perform any other relevant duties as assigned. 

 Required Skills/Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or the equivalent (recent graduate within 12 months of graduation) 
  • Knowledge of MS Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint  
  • Analytical and computer skills, especially spreadsheet and financial analysis 
  • Good problem solving, documentation and analytical skills, the ability to identify the problem and find a solution 
  • Great teamwork and communication skills 

 Internship Duration 

  • 6 months with possibility of extension 

 Work Schedule 

  • 40 hours/week, 8am to 5pm Nairobi Time  
  • Monday to Friday  

 Work Location 

  • Work from home. May need to report to the office located in WestEnd Towers, SOLIS Offices, 6th Floor, office A1 when needed. 

How to Apply


Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation.

Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization

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