UONGOZI Institute is a government agency, established in 2010 by the Government of Tanzania and is supported by the Government of Finland, to inspire and ajira equip Tanzanian and African leaders to deliver inclusive and sustainable solutions. This is done through the provision of high-quality executive education, facilitation of policy dialogues, action-oriented research, and technical assistance for public and private institutions.
Through its Internship Programme, the Institute seeks to engage a talented graduate with a genuine curiosity to work with the Finance and Administration Department. The Finance and Administration Department plays a vital role in ensuring that the Institute’s planned activities are run and implemented smoothly within the allocated budget. The Department also ensures timely preparation of financial transactions as well as preparation of budget implementation report whilst providing other necessary support.
Why join UONGOZI Institute?
Our intern’s development is important to the Institute. You will have an opportunity to learn from the best.
The successful candidate will report directly to the Finance Officer. They will assist the Finance and Administration Team with the day-to-day operations of the Department.
The Intern will be mainly responsible for assisting to maintain efficient and accurate accounting functions of the Department. From the very beginning, they will:
Prepare payment vouchers and cheques.
Update the cashbook.
Prepare bank and petty cash reconciliation.
File finance documents such as; receipts, vouchers etc. and ensure accurate record keeping.
Revise and verify staff imprest retirements.
Prepare financial reports.
Provide support in other relevant duties as directed by the supervisor.
Duration and work schedule
The selected Intern will be provided with a three-month contract with the possibility of extension, if necessary. Some assignments will require travel.
Who are we looking for?
Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Proficiency in MS Excel.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, both in English and Swahili.
Volunteer experience is preferred, although not required.
How to apply
Join our Finance and Administration Department by submitting an application via [email protected] with the subject line “Finance Intern” by August 30, 2020 at 1400 hours (EAT). The application should include a motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with contact details of three referees.
UONGOZI Institute is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.