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  • Posted: Jan 31, 2018
    Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
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    Founded in 2010, Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organisations and individuals across East Africa. Given the incessant news cycle in both the traditional and digital media, we believe it is absolutely vital to employ reputation man...
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    Finance Intern

    Farsight is recruiting a Finance Intern with demonstrated experience in finance and accounting. Working closely with Finance departments, the finance intern is instrumental in supporting program activities through his/her services.

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    • Receive and process all cash advances on time and arrange for bank runs in coordination with the Finance Officer to ensure cash is availed to staff and sub recipients on a timely basis.
    • Receive and examine payment requests supporting documents
    • Assist with recording invoices into the accounting system
    • Follow up on positing of captured invoices for timely payment processing
    • Processing all payment requests submitted from suppliers and staff
    • Maintain an unpaid invoices file
    • Ensure that all recurrent invoices and utility bills are paid on time
    • Recording and updating financial books of accounts with payments
    • Record grant liquidations after review by Finance Officer
    • Assist in preparation of journals/ Filing all financial documents
    • Reviewing of supplier reconciliation/accounts payable and ensure accounts payable are up to date
    • Assist in the production of monthly financial reports
    • Other duties as requested by the supervisor
    • Purchase of office supplies.

    Reports Directly To: Finance Officer

    Knowledge and Experience

    • Relevant Degree in Finance or Accounting
    • Atleast CPA Part 2
    • Atleast 1 year of experience
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent oral and written English skills.
    • High computer skills on MS Office programs, especially in MS Excel.

    Method of Application

    Candidates can apply for the position by sending their cover letter and CV in one PDF or Microsoft Word document. The single PDF or Word file should be emailed to with the job position subject line "Finance Intern by 15 Feb, 2018. Supplementary documents - degrees, certificates, etc. - should not be sent at this stage.

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