Finance intern at Tushinde Children’s Trust – May 2024

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Finance intern

GENERAL MISSION

  • The Finance Intern reports to the Tushinde Children’s Trust Finance Assistant (FA).
  • To ensure the smooth running of the Finance department of Tushinde.

Qualifications and experience

  • Degree in Finance, accounting or relevant course
  • CPA section 4/ ACCA training will be an added advantage
  • Proven experience working in Finance department
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Good understanding of MS Office/ G-Suite
  • Experience in Informal Settlements: Previous experience working with vulnerable families, especially in informal settlements.
  • Strong Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Flexibility: Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and a dynamic work environment. Adaptable in a young and growing organisation.
  • A passion for ensuring that every child can enjoy their basic rights.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out archiving and/or filing of supporting documents (ensure logical referencing and easy retrieval of MPESA, Bulk, Procurement documents)
  • Support the sourcing of quotations and reinforcing the procurement policy
  • Maintain and update Finance Folders in Google drive (Folders for allocated duties)
  • Support in closure of monthly accounts
  • Support during internal and external audits.
  • Assist in maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register
  • Uber reconciliation – Follow up with staff to provide uber trips narration
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
  • Support the administration of accounts receivable and accounts payables
  • Follow up and ensure there is complete documentation of requisitions from all staff members
  • Update the monthly checklist
  • Support any admin work under Finance docket
  • To perform any other duties requested by the Supervisor and Executive Director, as needed.

At all times the intern will be expected to:

  • follow the policies and procedures of Tushinde at all times and to be an active contributor to reviews of such.
  • Attend community events and visit Tushinde projects.
  • comply with Tushinde financial procedure and maintain high standards of accountability in the expense of funds (due- time return of receipts etc.)
  • prepare individual weekly and monthly work plans
  • perform any other duties requested by the ED and/or UK ED that are in the best interests of the beneficiaries or programme.

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a tailored cover letter to: jobs@ke.tushinde.org.uk using ‘Finance intern ’ as the subject of the mail by 21st May 2024.