Finance and Administration Department plays a vital role in making sure that UI’s planned
activities are run and implemented smoothly by making sure funds availability, timely
preparation of financial transactions, timely preparation of budget implementation report and
giving other necessary support.
The Finance intern will be exposed to realities of Accounting and finance by being part of the
team in the day-to-day operations of the department. He /She will work closely with UI’s
Finance Officer who will supervise him/her.
The intern will be mainly responsible for assisting in maintaining an efficient and accurate
accounting function of the Finance Department.
Major Activities/Specific Assignment
Preparation of payment vouchers and writing of the cheques
Assist in preparation of Bank and Petty cash reconciliation
Filing of Finance documents (receipts, vouchers etc) and ensure accurate record keeping
Assist in review and verification of staff imprest retirements
Assist in the review of payment vouchers to ensure document completion
Assist in the preparation of Statutory Reports/ Returns
Other assignment as given by Director of Finance and Administration.
Qualifications of the Policy and Research Intern
Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Proficiency in Excel
The Finance Intern will be provided with an initial three months contract, which will be
renewable upon his /her performance.
The Finance Intern will be reimbursed according to the Institute’s policy on Internship
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their applications via firstname.lastname@example.org with the
following subject line "Finance Intern". The application should include:
A Curriculum Vitae (CV) with email and phone details
An application letter talking about your skills and why you would like to intern at
Contact details for three referees.
Scanned/certified copies of certificates.
Your application must be received by 5.00 pm 17th March, 2017.
We regret that we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.