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Finance Intern at EngenderHealth


EngenderHealth envisions a gender-equal world where all people achieve their sexual and reproductive health and rights. We believe this is essential for ensuring all people can achieve their full potential. To achieve this vision, we implement high-quality, gender-equitable programs that advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Finance Intern

Requisition No: VN304
Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Fixed Term Full Time

Project Summary

  • MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics is a new USAID-funded program initiated in September 2020 and active through September 2025. Through a consortium of partners led by EngenderHealth, this project expands awareness of, equitable access to, and appropriate use of quality, voluntary surgical maternal health (MH) and family planning (FP) services that are essential to reducing maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity and promoting reproductive health (RH).
  • MOMENTUM Safe Surgery in Family Planning and Obstetrics focuses on surgical obstetric care, including safe and indicated cesarean delivery (CD) and peripartum hysterectomy; prevention and treatment of obstetric and iatrogenic fistula; and voluntary long-acting reversible contraceptives and permanent methods (LARCs/PMs).
  • EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to fill in the Finance Intern position. This position is open to Nigerian nationals only.

Job Summary

  • The Finance Intern will generally be responsible for coordinating all vendor payments, ensuring staff advances are processed on time with all necessary documentation, and facilitating payments in workshops/training.
  • She/he will also assist in receiving and recording the Travel Expense Reports (TERs) and do any other duty assigned by the supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and coordinate payment process, staff travel/workshop advance, and adhere to standing operating procedures.
  • Receive and Log all TAF, TER, and Invoices before passing for processing.
  • Assist both the Senior Finance Associate and the Senior Grant Officer in the process of TER/TAR review.
  • Take the lead in the proper filling of all financial documents for smooth data retrieval including stamping of paid vouchers and labeling of archived files.
  • Assist the Senior Finance Associate with general accounting month-end closing procedures.
  • Assist the Senior Finance Associate in ensuring financial reports are ready to be sent to DC promptly.
  • Ensure all transactions comply with the organization’s accounting policy, Donor requirements, and generally accepted accounting principles
  • Handling sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity and maintaining the confidentiality of all financial and other job-related information
  • Ensuring all vouchers have invoices, receipts, delivery notes, and other required documents before filing.
  • Make sure that all vouchers are adequately secured under lock and Key.
  • Work closely with the Senior Finance Associate on bank issues like:
    • Follow up on bank statements,
    • Bank cash, and cheques in a timely fashion
  • Perform any other duties as will be guided by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications

  • First Degree / Advance Diploma in Accounting from a recognized institution
  • At least 1-year relevant practical experience in an NGO setting in Nigeria
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift and move accounting files.
  • Experience working with a USAID-supported project will be an advantage
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Essential Soft Skills:

  • Committed to EngenderHealth’s core organizational values of reflection, inclusion, integrity, respect, and transformation
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication, and teamwork skills.

Preferred Skills, Abilities, and Functions:

  • Hands-on Computer knowledge with working knowledge of accounting packages/programs including Excel, Sage X3
  • Proven technical expertise in the accounting and operations field.
  • Conversant with regulatory requirements
  • The capacity to be discrete, honest, and disciplined in the management of day-to-day activities.

Remuneration
EngenderHealth does not pay salaries to interns. However, a stipend will be provided to the successful candidate to assist with meals and transport costs.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  7th December, 2022.


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