Finance Intern

Finance Intern

  • Internship

World Vision, with over 70 years of experience, is focused on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. They work with children from all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by their Christian faith. World Vision is hiring an Intern Accountant to join their team of 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Job Description:

The East Africa Regional Office, operating in nine countries of East Africa (Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda), is looking for an Intern Accountant to work in its Nairobi office. This opportunity will offer the intern a sharp learning curve by being a member of a diverse and efficient team serving in a fast-paced finance and administration unit.

Key Areas of Involvement:

Accounts Payable Function:

  • – Process cheques/online payments with supporting documentation
  • – Prepare monthly creditor reconciliations and liaise with vendors
  • – Liaise with the Finance officer to clear outstanding items in the Bank Reconciliation

Cash/Advance Settlement Management:

  • – Process cash requests according to policy, processes, and agreed turnaround times
  • – Account allocation of Balance Sheet accounts relating to Advances for proper Aging
  • – Manage the corporate credit card process by booking expenses in expense reporting systems

General Ledger Reconciliation:

  • – Perform account allocation of Balance Sheet accounts as required

Inter-office Payment Settlement System Operations:

  • – Perform account allocation of accounts relating to Inter-office payment settlement system

Document Management and Archiving:

  • – Keep records of documents filed or removed using a tracking tool
  • – Ensure correct filing, legibility, and proper condition of financial documents
  • – Retrieve information from files in response to requests

Administrative Roles:

  • – Support in Events and facilities management
  • – Any other administrative roles as assigned
  • – Participate in finance review meetings and other learning duties

Required Qualifications:

  • – Bachelor of Commerce in Finance/Accounting, CPA Level II or higher
  • – Knowledge of Accounting Packages like SUN System
  • – Ability to use MS Office packages

Period of Internship: May 2024 – October 31, 2024
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

This internship offers a chance to work in a team of experienced Finance and Administration practitioners, ideal for a flexible, energetic young professional eager to learn. A small monthly stipend will be offered.

World Vision encourages qualified candidates to apply for this exciting internship opportunity.


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