Finance Intern: Plan International

Published: 25 January 2018
Finance Intern: Plan International
Deadline: 29 January 2018

Duration: 10 months
Location: Harare Country Office

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.

Job purpose
Reporting to the Accountant, the intern will be responsible for facilitating timely production of accurate financial reports, capturing accounting transactions timely and accurately; disbursement and receipt of cash resources; banking; maintenance of inventory records and filing of financial records.

Key responsibilities
Timely preparation of cheques based on complete and accurately coded payment packages; Prepare journal entries to record/ correct financial records; Prepare cash for banking and ensure correct deposits are made at bank; Prepare funds requests based on a positive budget balance; Reconcile balance sheet accounts; File all payment vouchers, journals and receipts sequentially; Assist the Accountant in the preparation of monthly financial management reports.

Entry qualifications and experience
Studying towards a Higher National Diploma in Accounting, Degree in Accounting, CIS or equivalent qualification; 5 “O” levels including Mathematics and English Language;
Proficient in MS Office tools & use of relevant accounting software packages; Excellent interpersonal skills

To apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position to: and please make sure to put the title of the internship you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Plan is fully committed to the gender responsive safeguarding of all children and young people from all forms of violence. We take very seriously our responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm children and young people or place them at the risk of the same. In this regard, reference and background checks on applicants will be performed including police clearances on child related offences in conformity with our Safe Guarding Policy.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Plan International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Please contact any of the Plan Offices if in doubt.

Registered in the Republic of Zimbabwe as a Welfare Organisation. PVO 03/06
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