Two (2) Finance Interns

zw 24/07/2017   Intern

Deadline: 31 July 2017

Location and expected duration
The internship is in Harare & Mutare
Hire duration: 17 August 2017 – 31 January 2018

Position overview
Under the supervision of the Finance Manager and Senior Finance Officer (as per the respective location) the Intern will carry out the following duties:

  • Assist in the implementation of finance policies, procedures, and systems;
  • Ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines;
  • Cashiering which includes disbursement of payment;
  • Participate in weekly and monthly cash counts;
  • Review spreadsheets from field sites before uploading to SUN Accounting System;
  • Give feedback to Field Finance offices regarding their monthly templates/ reports;
  • Assist in grant budget preparation and updating of the Operating Budget;
  • Generating T2 Codes on new Grant Budgets and uploading grant Budgets into SUN System;
  • Focal person for BvA System including new staff training and follow up training on new BvA System production releases;
  • Ensure Cash Transfer and Voucher Programming SOPs are adhered to specifically on finance systems and procedures;
  • Prepare cash transfers’ and vouchers’ reconciliation for Cash Transfer and Voucher Programming implementation and keep file and track records on payments and monthly signed beneficiary lists;
  • Compile monthly VAT refund schedules for USG funded grants;
  • Circulate the advance register on a weekly basis;
  • Produce monthly and quarterly internal and donor reports for review by the Finance Manager;
  • Perform pre-audit checks for Donor and Statutory Audits;
  • All other duties assigned by Finance Manager


  • Prior to filing ensure that all payment documents have been stamped 'PAID';
  • Maintain an organized and well-documented (all files must be labeled properly and visibly) and sequential filing system for all cash disbursement vouchers;
  • Archiving of prior years’ finance documents as instructed by the Finance Manager.

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support;
  • Good communication skills that function across a diversity of cultures;
  • Good at role of facilitator and team player in solving problem

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business-related degree from recognized College/ Institution or Student from a locally or internationally recognized tertiary education institution looking for an industrial attachment;
  • Computer literate with significant experience in excel, accounting package knowledge (SUN system) will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible by submitting CVs and cover letter to: Please indicate the position and preferred location being applied for in the subject line. Applicants who fail to follow all the application requirements stated above will not be shortlisted. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.