Finance and Support Services Intern


Title: Finance and Support Services Intern

Salary: Local terms and conditions apply

Location: Nampula, Mozambique

Contract: 6 month Fixed Term Contract (renewable)

Hours: 35 hours per week

About the role

Sighsavers Mozambique Countr Office are seeking two Finance and Support Services Interns to join the team and support the daily running of the finance and support services function for the office.

The Finance and Support Services Interns duties include:

  • Prepare payment requisitions and process payment of expenses, including per diem and transport to participants during activities in the field.
  • Prepare deposit slips for cash to be deposited into the bank account.
  • Maintain accounting files and records.
  • Support logistic for travels and activities.
  • Track and following up on outstanding advances and ensure timely reconciliation.
  • Updating and maintenance of fixed asset register under the direction of Finance
  • Assist in providing support during seminars, workshops, etc.
  • Assist in periodic verification of physical inventory.
  • Ensure the office facility is properly maintained for good work environment.
  • Assist in booking hotels and shuttle services for Sightsavers Staff coming into the country.
  • Assist in sourcing out quotations for both programme and office procurement needs.
  • Assist in any administrative, logistic and procurement the country office might require.

If you are looking to kick-start your career, working for Sightsavers as a Finance Intern will offer you fantastic development opportunities and full training. This is an ideal opportunity to learn valuable experience within an INGO Finance environment.

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • A degree/working experience in Finance and/or Accounting, or related field, or in your final year of completion.
  • Hold, or is working towards, a professional accounting qualification.
  • Budget and data analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral & written).
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Written and Spoken Macua, Portuguese, and English. Skills.

These are varied roles, and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the Job Description for full details.

Candidates are welcome to demonstrate their ability to match the person specification by expanding on how their experience, training and/or qualifications might have provided them with the knowledge or skills required for the role. Successful candidates will be appointed on merit.

Next Steps

To apply for these exciting new opportunities, please submit your CV via our recruitment portal and follow the application process. We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying.

Interviews will be conducted remotely, and we anticipate that they will take place during the week of 19 February 2024, and the evaluation process will include a one hour oral interview to be completed by shortlisted candidates.

Closing date: 11 February 2024

As a global equal opportunities employer, Sightsavers is committed to embracing diversity throughout our workforce by creating an inclusive environment that reflects the many cultures and locations where we work. Our workforce will be truly representative of all sections of society and we will actively promote the inclusion of individuals with a disability. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

Sightsavers is an employer that does not tolerate any form of harassment and has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse. All potential candidates will be subjected to rigorous background checks and controls.

How to apply

Please apply here

Deadline: 11-Feb-24

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