Finance and Administration Intern

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Finance and Administration Intern

  • Post Date:December 14, 2021
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  • Career Level Student
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Location: Bulawayo


Bantwana Zimbabwe has been implementing the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe Women (DREAMS) program in four high HIV burden districts of Bubi, Lupane, Nkayi and Tsholotsho since October 2020. The program is funded by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) through ZimTTECH. The DREAMS program aims to reduce new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women in the above-mentioned Matabeleland North districts. Bantwana is implementing four core sets of interventions namely:

  • HIV prevention, condom education, gender norms change, social assets building, and sexual violence prevention;
  • Education subsidies including primary, secondary and Part-Time and Continuing Education support;
  • Combination of socioeconomic approaches for caregivers layered with positive parenting;
  • Economic empowerment for AGYW (financial literacy, work readiness and employability trainings, vocational training for market-driven technical skills, internships).

The Finance and Administration Intern will be responsible for, assisting in instituting accounting controls, recording and reporting of assets, liabilities and income and the monitoring of disbursements of donor funds.

Major responsibilities

  • Facilitate the processing of advance requests;
  • Facilitate the acquittal of advances and payment requests;
  • Prepare advances and procurements;
  • Maintaining a proper filing system and calendar of events for the department;
  • Organising workshops and other activities;
  • Attend and minute-take internal and external meetings.

Qualifications, experience and competencies required

  • First degree in Accounting and Business Studies or equivalent qualification;
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office, Excel, email and internet;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ professional experience in a similar position;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask;
  • Ability to think critically and creatively;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to deal with visitors and staff with tact and courtesy;
  • Must be capable of working both individually and as part of a team;
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work with irregular hours;
  • Fluency in English and Shona

To apply

Interested candidates should submit their motivation letters demonstrating their suitability for the position and detailed CVs, clearly stating the position being in the subject section to: [email protected]

Bantwana Zimbabwe is an equal opportunity employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 17 December 2021 (close of business)