INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY – FINANCE INTERN

DEADLINE: January 25, 2024
OPEN JOB

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African- led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy- relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks to engage an Intern in its Finance Unit to learn in the profession while assisting with audit and other Finance-related tasks for an initial period of three months.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support the Payables Accountant in ensuring efficient, timely and accurate recording and payment processing in Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining an effective filing, archiving and record keeping system- both paper and electronic.
  • Assist in bank reconciliation and verification of vendor balances in the system.
  • Assist in  the  organization  and  preparation  of  bi-weekly  meetings  which  includes preparation of bi-weekly reports and taking minutes.
  • Support annual audits by retrieving the sampled documents.
  • Assist in ensuring proper documentation of payment vouchers and all other supporting documents.
  • Assist in the thorough review and verification of all transactions at point of entry by ensuring appropriate purchase order matching, credit terms and adherence to appropriate authorization and budget confirmation and clearance.
  • Support in the effective running of daily financial activities of APHRC.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field; should have graduated in the last six (6) months.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and CV through jobs@aphrc.org   by January 25, 2024.  Please indicate on the subject line of the email “ Finance Intern.” Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P.O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

Website: www.aphrc.org

 

Special Notice

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications and organizational needs. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request to support their participation in the recruitment process.