Farm Africa Finance Intern – Jobs in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Intern

Reports To: Programmes Accountant

Reporting To Postholder: None

Location: Nairobi Office

Duration & Hours: Full time for 4 months (with possibility of extension)

Purpose of The Role: Generally, the intern will ensure compliance with the basic standards contained in the Farm Africa finance procedures manual; to assist with the general financial management in the Kenya Country Office.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Assist in ensuring all payment documentation are complete, coded and are confirmed for material correctness before forwarding to the Programmes Accountant (PA) for payment

Assist in reviewing petty cash
Assist in checking procurement documents for completeness as per checklist
Assist in reviewing fare refunds for consistency with fare charts and attendance lists
Assist in reviewing vehicle mileages for consistency with mileage logs and tracker records
Assist in checking advance retirements
Prepare a schedule of complete payments for the PA’s review
Printing and preparation of support documentations for donor expenditure verification
Support in filing, photocopying and scanning documents as and when required
Any other related duty assigned by the Finance Manager or his/ her designee

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Education, qualifications & other knowledge
CPA Section 4 / Intermediate Level

Skills & abilities
Understanding of NGO principles and activities.
Sound understanding in financial processing and procurement processes
Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Keen to detail and accuracy required and willingness to learn
Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective work

Our Values
Investing in smallholder farming is the number one way to combat poverty in rural Africa.
Farm Africa is a leading NGO specialising in growing agriculture, protecting the environment and developing businesses in rural Africa.
Expert: Expertise and insightful evidence-based solutions are at the heart of everything Farm Africa does.
Grounded: Our teams and partners work closely with local communities, engaging them in every level of decision-making.
Impactful: We deliver long lasting change for farmers, their families, and the environments they live in.
Bold: We model innovative approaches and are not afraid to challenge strategies that are failing.
How to apply

If you meet the above requirements, send your cover letter indicating the title of the position on the subject line “Finance Intern” and updated CV with email and telephone contacts of three professional referees to, email: before or by 5.00pm on 26th August 2022.

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