Finance Intern in Kenya

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Finance Intern in Kenya

Finance Intern

Reports to: Senior Accountant Operations

Location: Kenya

About Us

At Living Goods, we support networks of trusted government community health workers (CHWs) to transform health outcomes for women and children and work to advance systems change by partnering with governments to lead sustainably.  We focus on ensuring CHWs are treated as essential health workers who are digitized, equipped, supervised, and compensated, and we harness community-level data to transform health systems. We focus on treating some of the deadliest but most easily treatable deadly childhood diseases, supporting women of reproductive age with family planning and safe pregnancy care, and ensuring every child is fully vaccinated. 

Over the last four years, Living Goods has become a more complex organization more intentionally focused on supporting governments to lead, with exciting opportunities in new countries and new partnerships in existing countries. We are intensely focused on advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and continuing a journey of increased localization – with 95% of our staff citizens of the countries in which we operate. But to truly succeed in our goals and maximize the strength of our talent pool—we must ensure we have built a great workplace where our teams thrive, grow, and deliver extraordinary results.

Your Charge

To provide support to the Finance Department. The intern will gain experience in recording transactions, analyzing financial information, keeping financial records, and reporting. The position will be based in Nairobi.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with documentation review, for completeness, before processing (necessary for expense reimbursements and accounting for advances).
  • Assist with managing staff receivables and following up on outstanding balances, including communicating with staff on remarkable advances.
  • Ensure all due payments are processed and disbursed on time.
  • Manage petty cash and ensure monthly petty cash counts and certificates are filed.
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Manage recurring vendor relationships.
  • Filing of withholding tax/value-added tax.
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports balancing.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Business Administration (Accounting/Finance Option) or any other relevant field.
  • CPA is an added advantage.

ExperienceSkills & Competencies:

  • At least 0-1 year of experience working in a Finance department.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and participate as a team member in accomplishing duties.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize workload and take the initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and competency in computer use is mandatory. 
  • Honest, reliable, diplomatic, and well-organized.

 Terms of Employment:

The initial contract will be for three (3) months and may be renewed.  This is an opportunity to be your best while improving the lives of those in need.

How to Apply


Living Goods is an equal-opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

Our current job openings are displayed on our website, where you can search for open positions and apply directly.  Living Goods offers no positions without an interview and never asks candidates for money.  If you are asked for money, we strongly recommend not responding or sending money or personal information.

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