Finance Intern at African Institute for Development Policy

In 2009, the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), an African-led, regional non-profit policy think tank, was established to help bridge the gaps between research, policy and practice in the areas of population change and sustainable development, and health systems strengthening in Africa.

AFIDEP is looking to hire a finance intern for a period of 6 months. The job holder will be tasked with ensuring that finance processes and record keeping is safeguarded. It is also an opportunity to assist the intern get on the job training.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Among other tasks, the finance intern will be tasked with the following:
  • Input of data into the Navision system. This data includes but is not limited to timesheets, staff accountability reports, Project work plans and budgets
  • Assist in reviewing payment documents for completeness and accuracy
  • Assist in maintaining a proper filling system for all payment documents and ensure accounting records are updated, reliable and according to AFIDEP accounting policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Retrieving of documents for audit and ad-hoc requests
  • Ensuring prompt re-archiving of documents after completion of audit and ad-hoc requests
  • Support the Administration department in procurement and logistics
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications for the Finance Internship

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA part 2
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and word
  • Good skills in using financial software applications. Hands on experience in Accounting software preferably Navision ERP System
  • Proficiency in English.
  • 1 -2 years’ experience in a similar role in an INGO

Internal Contacts

  • All staff in the Finance and Administration Department

Working Conditions

  • This position is based in Nairobi.

Critical Competencies

  • Attention to detail
  • Effective Time management skills
  • Team player
  • Organization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Be able to demonstrate high level of integrity

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