Finance Internship Opportunity – KickStart International


KickStart International Inc.
Job Title: Finance Intern
Function: Finance & Admin
Location: KickStart HQ Office – Nairobi
Type of Contract: Internship

Scope of Role:

Reports to: Budgets and Grants Finance Manager

Staff directly reporting to this post: N/A

Works with: All departments.



Key Areas of Accountability:
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Process cheque requests on a timely basis taking advantage of discounts where ever possible.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information in ERP.
  • Review of expenditure all General Ledger expense accounts to ensure that expenses have been captured under the correct account codes as per the chart of accounts.
  • Reconcile vendor and staff accounts, Issue monthly statements, follow up and resolve any disputed items in a timely manner.
  • Review and enter Employees Expenditure Reports into the system ensuring that the staff accounts are correctly cleared with the amount of advance accounted for.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Any other related tasks.
Key Performance Criteria
  • Timely and accurate recording of transactions,
  • Timely and accurate production of reports,
  • Zero tolerance of non-compliance with internal controls, systems and policies,
Qualifications and Experience
  • University degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • CPA Part II qualification.
  • Minimum 1 years in Accounting experience necessary;
  • Highly proficient in use of Excel.
  • Familiarity financial management information systems (ERP) preferably Microsoft NAV.
Skills and Behaviours
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills required; Extremely detail oriented
  • Demonstrated experience in bookkeeping and use of computers and computerized accounting software.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in all aspects of office administration procedures.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills including ability to prioritise, manage time and develop and maintain systems.
  • Ability to work effectively at an individual and team level as well as within a multicultural organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with/to people.

How to Apply

If you feel you are the right candidate for this job, please send your CV and Cover letter to [email protected] quoting the position title on the subject line by COB 13th October, 2016