Finance Intern Job Vacancy at CARE International, 2024

Job Title: Finance Intern

Job location: Dar es Salaam

CARE International

 

CARE is a well-known humanitarian organization that fights social injustice and poverty with a focus on women and girls, empowering them to lead their communities out of poverty and preserving their dignity. With an annual budget of $650 million, CARE operated in 104 countries in 2020, impacting 90 million people through more than 1,300 projects. Across all corners of the world, each and every one of those 90 million people has a tale of resiliency, community, strength, and hope for all the things that unite us. In reaction to the Rwandan crisis and the ensuing wave of refugees into Tanzania’s northwest Kagera Region, CARE started operations in Tanzania in April 1994. In the years that followed, CARE Tanzania created cutting-edge programs in the areas of education, health, microfinance, and the environment in the majority of the nation. In Tanzania, CARE collaborates with the Zanzibari and mainland governments, as well as other relevant parties, to bring about positive social change and guarantee financial inclusion and self-sufficiency, as well as nutrition and health, and development resilience that is climate-smart, particularly for women and girls.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

CARE Tanzania is hiring a Finance Intern to assist with everyday operations, manage the accounts, and play a major part in providing financial support.

Based in Dar es Salaam, the Finance Intern will answer directly to the Financial Analyst.

The internship’s goal is to:

  • Before budget holders approve the recorded transactions, review supporting documentation and PS system entries to confirm account codes and other required fields are used appropriately and validly.
  • Examine non-Purchase Order payments for compliance to make sure the transactions are legitimate and the supporting documentation is complete.
  • To guarantee prompt clearance or collection of outstanding payables and receivables, follow up with the appropriate officers.
  • Before approving payment, a thorough examination of the financial records is conducted to ensure that the chart field is accurate, that donor, CARE, and national policies are followed, and that the voucher and any accompanying documentation are arithmetically correct.
  • Make ensuring that financial documentation is managed and filed correctly. This involves securely filing all paid financial documents with the stamp “PAID” on them.
  • Handle accruals and prepaid costs, making sure that the right code is applied.
  • Handle staff and sub-grantee liquidations, making sure that the right application is made.
  • Make that all financial transactions and project documentation, including those involving partners, are followed.

Donor, CARE guidelines, legal mandates, and well organized records.

  • Assist internal and external auditors with the necessary information and support, reply to their questions, and monitor the execution of the audit’s recommendations.
  • Carry out additional tasks as directed by your supervisor.

EXPERTISE AND ABILITY:

  • A bachelor’s degree in any relevant subject, such as accounting, finance, or commerce.
  • Capable of using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and any other accounting software) with proficiency.
  • Self-driven, well-organized, and possessing strong managerial abilities, especially the capacity to prioritize tasks.
  • Capacity to work under minimal supervision with a constructive and upbeat attitude while managing several projects, demands, and deadlines.
  • Proficiency in interpersonal skills.
  • Abilities in managing time.

ACTIONS:

  • Diligent and capable of working on their own.
  • Honesty, openness, and transparency in one’s demeanor.
  • Discretion and awareness of matters pertaining to secrecy.
  • Excellent attention to details.
  • Cooperatively working as a team to accomplish a common objective.
  • Driven, vivacious, and eager to help others.
  • Exceptional communication skills both in writing and speaking.
  • Outstanding communication and customer service abilities.

APPLICATION MODE:

By CoB, June 14, 2024 at 1700hrs, only an application letter and an updated resume with the names of at least three credible referees with trustworthy contacts should be emailed to the Human Resources Department at TZAHumanResourcesDepartment@care.org. Only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted.

Gender equality, diversity, and equity are all promoted by CARE, an equal opportunity employer. Applications from female applicants are highly welcomed. Our dedication to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults from abuse is reflected in our selection procedure.