African Leadership Institute

Finance Intern: Trocaire

Finance Intern: Trocaire
Deadline: 7 November 2018

Nature of Contract: Fixed Term (5 months)

Trócaire is a Development Agency of the Irish Catholic Church established in 1973. The Agency works in Zimbabwe under an MoU with the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC) and is registered as a trust in Zimbabwe. A vacancy for Finance Intern has arisen within its Zimbabwe Office. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Finance Officer (FO) and work in close collaboration with the rest of Country Team.

Key responsibilities include

Financial Control and Reporting: Posting field office finance transactions in Agresso Business World ensuring accurate and timely posting of transactions with particular attention to the funding source; Assists in the preparation of the monthly management reports and other reports as may be required

Internal Systems and Processes: Assists in improvement of work processes and increase efficiency within the scope of responsibility. Recording of correcting general ledger journals on Agresso Business World; Prepare monthly fuel and cash reconciliations as assigned; Daily management of petty cash; Ensuring that all payments have adequate supporting documents.

Procurement: Participate in procurement processes as assigned; Following up on receipts and invoices; Ensuring WHT is deducted from non-compliant suppliers and preparing relevant tax clearance certificates.

Operational: Assist FO in ensuring that statutory obligations – NSSA, ZIMRA and any other payments are done on time and returns filed; Ensuring all finance documents are filed in an orderly manner and are easy to retrieve; Assisting in retrieving documents for internal and external audits; Any other duties as assigned by the Country Team.

The ideal candidate will have
Recent graduate with an Accounting Degree Intermediate/Final stages of a postgraduate qualification – preferably ACCA or CIMA and Intermediate Expertise in Word and Excel Exposure to ERPs preferably Agresso, SAP and Pastel would be an added advantage Commitment to Trócaire Values Excellent communication skills and a team player.

In return we offer a competitive allowance. Trócaire’s recruitment and selection process reflects its commitment to gender and the People in Aid Code of Good Practice. Prospective applicants must be committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults against all forms of abuse and harm and must sign Trócaire’s Safeguarding Programme Participants Policy.

To apply
Email your motivation letter highlighting why you meet the scope of the role and a detailed CV to with "Finance Intern" in the subject line. Interviews will be held in November 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Created: November 06, 2018
Category: Accounting, Finance
Expiry Date: Nov. 7, 2018