Internship-Finance Assistant at World Food Programme (WFP): (Deadline 8 June 2022)
Career Opportunities: Internship-Finance Assistant, Kigali (165754)
Requisition ID 165754 – Posted 27/05/2022 – Short Term Monthly – Africa, Central & Eastern – Rwanda – Kigali – Working Job Language (2) – FINANCE
WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
The World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are currently seeking to fill an internship position under the WFP Finance and Administration Unit. The position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Internship will be for an initial period of 6 months starting from July 2022.
The expectation for the internship holder with the G3 Finance Assistant level is to take responsibility for the completion of a range of finance/budget-related processes and activities requiring some interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. To recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and to allocate tasks to other support staff.
The purpose of the job is to support the effective delivery of finance, budget, and administrative support services in order to facilitate transparent and efficient utilization of financial resources.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Currently enrolled in a graduate programme from a recognized university and have completed at least 2 years of studies, preferably in Finance, Accounting, or related fields.
- Must have attended courses in the last 12 months
- Recently graduated from a graduate programme (within 12 months) prior to application of internship programme
- Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
- Fluent in English (both oral and written)
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Under the direct supervision of the National Finance Officer, the intern will be responsible for the following duties:
1. Maintenance of invoices in Invoice Tracking System up to send to Wings step, and monthly ITS reports for review by the Finance Officer
2.Support in the preparation of the monthly cash forecast
3.Billing fuel, private use of vehicles, telephones, travel, and prepare related journal vouchers
4. Follow up on staff and third party receivables and payables, purchase requisitions, and purchase orders open items
5.Participate in review of vendor master data regularly
6.Participate in the preparation of the semi-annual vendor balances confirmation
7. Prepare monthly VAT claims to RWANDA REVENUE AUTHORITY
8. Familiarize with the Financial dashboard
9. Financial assessment for CBT
10. Any other duties as required.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:8 June 2022
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply online through WFP recruitment website.
This VA is open ONLY to Rwandan Nationals.
Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
Only Women are eligible to apply.
All employment decisions are made on the basis of organizational needs, job requirements, merit, and individual qualifications. WFP is committed to providing an inclusive work environment free of sexual exploitation and abuse, all forms of discrimination, any kind of harassment, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. Therefore, all selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
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