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Finance Graduate Intern

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  • Post Date: March 2, 2020
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Job Overview

Title:                                                    Finance Graduate Intern

Duty Station Location:                        Harare                                     

Supervisor:                                           Finance Officer

Basic Summary of Functions:

Working under the supervision of the Finance Officer, the Finance Graduate Intern primary role will be to support the Finance department with developing a filing system (for both electronic files and hard copy file) as well as ensuring that all transactions are adequately supported.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Finance Officer to process payments and ensure smooth operation of all financial matters.
  • Assist in following up and control of supporting documents for payments and financial reports in preparation for the USAID financial review and the OCIA audit.
  • Assist in filing of supporting documents/invoices linked to expenditure.
  • Ensure that all Petty Cash transactions are adequately supported and approved.
  • Develop an updated and easily accessible hard copy and Electronic Finance Office Filing System.
  • Assist with payment processing and VAT Claims.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • A customer-friendly attitude and an ability to cope with work-related stress
  • Proven proactive skills in identifying cost savings, cost avoidance and efficiency opportunities.
  • Ability to develop effective work plan and priorities in order to meet business objectives.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal customers and other stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in pricing, contracts negotiations, conflict resolutions, policies and procedures.
  • Good analytical, numerical and mature problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt easily to changing needs and patterns of work.
  • Excellent report writing and documentation skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint .
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Accounting Packages such as Pastel, AccPac, Quick Books or any other Accounting Software .
  • Ability to manage and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Good team player, positive attitude, flexible mind, comfortable in working in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Strong sense of ethics, integrity, credibility, and respect for diversity.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and management with diplomacy and firmness.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • BAcc/BCom/BTech degree in Accounting or its recognized equivalent.
  • Recent graduate from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant working experience
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