Finance/Accounting Intern Job at Nile Basin Initiative - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Finance/Accounting Intern

Jobs at:
Nile Basin Initiative

Deadline of this Job:
14th October 2018

Duty Station:
Kigali, Rwanda

Date Posted: 9th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company


Category: Local Position

Duty Station: Kigali-Rwanda

Reporting to: Regional Procurement Specialist


The Finance/Accounting Intern support implementation of NBI Finance policy, Strategy and related actions geared at operationalization of the organization’s Finance plans.

Duties & Responsibilities

The position will ensure the following duties, and key result areas are performed.

  • File source documents and journal vouchers which should be properly kept in order to provide evidence for the occurrence of financial transaction ,
  • Prepare and maintain the physical assets inventory and update a fixed asset register
  • Assist in Bank Reconciliation preparations (help review and check Bank Statements, Electronic Bank Transfer)
  • Prepare, file and follow up with VAT Claims
  • Prepare Internal memo for payment
  • Assist on preparation of monthly bank account reconciliation reports
  • Processing payments and ensure timely delivery of cheques to bona fide beneficiaries
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time Finances are

Qualifications, knowledge, skills and years of experience required

  • Possession of at least Bachelor’s degree (at least Lower Second class) in Finance, Accounting Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Administration, from a recognised University. For those who are yet to graduate, proof of statement of results up to final year is required;
  • Possession of professional accountancy certificate (CPA/ACCA) is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge in accounting softwares (QuickBooks, Tally, sage pastel, Sage line 100);
  • Also, skills in audit and tax is an added advantage;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to involve key stakeholders;
  • Ability to maintain concentration on work subject to frequent interruptions;
  • Ability to work in a multi-task and multi-deadline environment;
  • Ability to set goals towards meeting set deadlines;
  • Fluency in English with working knowledge of French;
  • Excellent writing, analytical, presentation, and reporting skills; and
  • Demonstrated Computer Proficiency.
  • Applicants must be below 30 years at the date of application.

Job application procedure

How to Apply

Qualified and interested young graduates are encouraged to submit their application package (Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and Supporting Academic Certificates/transcripts by e-mail addressed to The NELSAP Regional Coordinator on: with a copy to by 14th October 2018. The e-mail subject title should be clearly labelled as “Finance/Accounting Intern application followed by candidate name” as the subject of the mail. Only applicants who meet requirements will be contacted for interview. Please note that applications received after the closing date shall not be considered. The NBI/NELSAP is an equal opportunities employer whereby female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For details about this vacant position, please visit:

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Internship
Deadline of this Job: 14th October 2018
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
Posted: 09-10-2018
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-10-2018
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-10-2064
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