Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications and research company that delivers impact solutions to companies, governments, development organizations’ and individuals across Africa. Farsight is recruiting a Finance Intern with demonstrated experience in finance and accounting. Working closely with Finance departments, the finance intern is instrumental in supporting program activities through his/her services.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Receive and process all cash advances on time and arrange for bank runs in coordination with the Finance Officer to ensure cash is availed to staff and sub recipients on a timely basis.
Receive and examine payment requests supporting documents
Assist with recording invoices into the accounting system
Follow up on positing of captured invoices for timely payment processing
Processing all payment requests submitted from suppliers and staff
Maintain an unpaid invoices file
Ensure that all recurrent invoices and utility bills are paid on time
Recording and updating financial books of accounts with payments
Record grant liquidations after review by Finance Officer
Assist in preparation of journals/ Filing all financial documents
Reviewing of supplier reconciliation/accounts payable and ensure accounts payable are up to date
Assist in the production of monthly financial reports
Other duties as requested by the supervisor
Purchase of office supplies.
Reports Directly To: Finance Officer
Knowledge and Experience
Relevant Degree in Finance or Accounting
Atleast CPA Part 2
Atleast 1 year of experience
Strong organizational skills.
Excellent oral and written English skills.
High computer skills on MS Office programs, especially in MS Excel.
How To Apply:
Candidates can apply for the position by sending their cover letter and CV in one PDF or Microsoft Word document. The single PDF or Word file should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Finance Intern by 15 Feb, 2018. Supplementary documents – degrees, certificates, etc. – should not be sent at this stage.