Finance Undergraduate Intern – FHI 360
Basic Summary of Functions:
Working under the supervision of the Senior Finance Officer, the Finance Undergraduate Intern primary role will be to support the Finance department with developing a filing system (for both electronic files and hard copy file) as well as ensuring that all transactions are adequately supported.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Work closely with the Senior Finance Officer and the Finance Officer to ensure smooth operation of all financial matters.
- Assist in following up and control of supporting documents for payments and financial reports (invoices and receipts).
- Assist in filing of supporting documents/invoices linked to expenditure.
- Assist in maintaining an updated and easily accessible hard copy and Electronic Finance, HR and Admin Office Filing System.
- Assist with payment processing and VAT Claims.
- Assist in receiving of purchased goods and distributing them to user departments and provinces.
- Any other finance and administrative duties as assigned.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
- A customer-friendly attitude and an ability to cope with work-related stress
- Proven proactive skills in identifying cost savings, cost avoidance and efficiency opportunities.
- Ability to develop effective work plan and priorities in order to meet business objectives.
- Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal customers and other stakeholders.
- Ability to adapt easily to changing needs and patterns of work.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Ability to manage and work under pressure .
- Good team player, positive attitude, flexible mind, comfortable in working in a multi-cultural setting.
- Strong sense of ethics, integrity, credibility, and respect for diversity.
- Ability to communicate effectively with staff and management with diplomacy and firmness.
Qualifications and requirements:
- Studying towards an undergraduate BAcc/BCom/BTech degree in Accounting or its recognised equivalent.
- Introductory letter from the institution.