Deadline: 14 April 2019
Duration: 1 year
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.
The primary objective of this internship is to give a recent graduate experience in the practical aspects of all Finance practices and procedures at Plan International Zimbabwe. The incumbent will be responsible for processing payments, reconciliations and preparing financial reports under the SAGE (Supporting Adolescent Girls Education) Project.
Processing of SAGE payments and supporting the whole finance team payments processes; Assisting with bank reconciliations; Reconciling and reviewing Petty cash transaction in line with Petty Cash Management policies; Financial statements preparation and application of accounting standards; Ensuring completeness of SAGE payment packages; Ensuring that all SAGE documents are Audit ready; Processing payments and journals & timely liquidations of advances in SAP; Facilitating SAGE financial reporting and compliance to approved formats, periods i.e. quarterly, monthly or annually; Maintaining easy to access filing of SAGE payment packages
Entry qualifications and experience
A Diploma or Degree in Accounting (recently graduated); Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and projects to meet deadlines; Strong computer skills in a Microsoft Windows/Office environment; Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position and indicating position applied for to:
Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference and background checks on applicants will be performed including police clearances on child related offences in conformity with our Safeguarding Policy.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
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