Finance Intern

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Finance Intern

  • Post Date:December 6, 2021
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  • Career Level Student
    Qualification Degree
    Experience Fresh
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization with long-term, local presence in more than 30 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Our team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development across three sectors: Agriculture, Renewable Energy and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

Job Description

SNV is seeking a motivated accounting intern who is ready to apply knowledge of financial terms and principles to an authentic real-world experience. The Finance Intern will be under the direct supervision of the Finance Manager and  will assist with a wide range of duties, including reviewing date for accuracy and completeness, filing supporting documentation, data capturing and any other duties assigned by the Finance Team Leadership. The detailed duties are as follows:

  • Perform month-end creditors reconciliation systems, fixed asset reconciliations and debtors reconciliations
  • Receive, review, log and route incoming communication and payment requests/invoices.
  • Review supporting documentation such as expense acquittals for accuracy and completeness before posting
  • Assists with provision of requested documentation during the Annual Statutory and Project Audits
  • Assists in carrying out regular fixed assets verification and maintenance of an up to date and accurate Fixed Asset Register
  • Filing supporting documentation
  • Assist with data entry
  • Assist with month-end financial reports
  • Assist in following up with outstanding receivables (eg staff receivables)
  • Assist in compiling the monthly fuel consumption checks
  • Assist in receiving deliveries
  • Any other duties assigned by the Country Finance Manager or Finance Officer.


  • Graduate with either a University Degree or Professional Qualification  in Accounting ( Bachelor Of Accountancy)
  • Professional Qualification (ACCA, CIMA, CIS) is an added advantage


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Basic understanding of financial and accounting principles
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge.
  • Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.

Additional Information

Contract duration: One year
Expected start date: 1 February 2022

How to apply

Please apply by clicking on the ‘APPLY NOW’ button and complete your application by 13 December 2021. Please send your application letter and CV that contains three referees as you apply with position title as subject/reference.

NB: Only shortlisted will be contacted.