Finance Intern Job at Save the Children - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Finance Intern

Jobs at:
Save the Children

Deadline of this Job:
30th August 2018

Duty Station:
Kigali, Rwanda

Date Posted: 20th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We work together, with partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Save the Children works in thirteen districts in Rwanda with a current staff complement of approximately 180 staff.


SC Rwanda Country Office seeks to hire qualified, committed National to fill the following position:
Level 1 – the responsibilities of the post do not require you to have one to one contact with children or young people.
To learn from on-job training how finance resources are practically managed.
Key Learning Objectives

  • Documentation of records and understand the importance of a standard filling system for the organization.
  • Practice the payment process in Save the children.
  • Learn how to use the Glacos system.
  • Learn the accounting system used by Save the Children International
  • Practice how Reconciliation is done, both bank and Petty cash
  • Practice the payment review for accuracy and proper coding
  • Practice the writing of cheques/transfer
  • Practice how to assign “paid stamp” to payments
  • Practice records keeping
    Performance Indicators
  • The incumbent will be able to arrange and do a standardized filing
  • The incumbent will be able to interpret the payment process
  • The incumbent will be able to fill in the Glacos for various transactions
  • The incumbent will have clear understanding of the accounting system
  • The incumbent will be able to do cash/bank reconciliation independently
  • The incumbent will be able to review vouchers for accuracy and proper coding
  • The incumbent will be able to write cheques/transfers correctly
  • The incumbent will be able to assign paid stamp to all payment back up sheets
  • The incumbent will be able to file vouchers independently
    Responsibility for resources:
    SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)
  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
  • Creates a managerial environment to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same.
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Displays consistent excellent judgement
  • Bachelor degree in accountancy/finance/management or Equivalent.
  • 1 years’ work experience, preferably in an NGO set up
  • Highly developed relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Highly developed verbal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Ability to liaise with a diverse range of people, stakeholders and customers
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • High levels of attention to detail and quality
  • Computer literacy (including advanced excel skills)
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s mission and values
  • Initiative, flexibility and ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • High levels of self-motivation and initiative
  • Ownership and accountability of own work
  • High levels of confidentially and integrity
    Any employee, consultant, contractor ,inten , volunteer or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance Form] and comply with the SCIs Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.
  • This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for. SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.



Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to  .The deadline for receiving applications is August 30th, 2018.
Please mention Finance Intern as subject of your email.
*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*
*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30th August 2018
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
Posted: 20-08-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-08-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-08-2064
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