Description

Introduction

The Oslo Center works in Kenya to promote democracy through the provision of technical expertise
to institutions of democracy and governance such as political parties, parliament, regulatory bodies
such as the election management bodies, and the registrar of political parties.

Background

The Oslo Center is seeking to recruit a Finance and Administration intern to contribute to its overall
mission of the organization. In the daily work, the position will be part of the team in Kenya.
The intern shall provide support in the following roles and responsibilities.

Assist in all procurement processes – Finance, Admin, and Programs.
Assist in budgets (development, tracking, projections, and reporting).
Assist in ensuring timely reconciliation of all financial transactions ensuring a high degree
of accuracy, completeness, and sufficiency of documentation for all transactions at all
times.
Assist in the posting of transactions and preparation of financial statements for the Kenya
office.
Assist in bank reconciliations, both general transactions and project specific.
Assist in statutory deductions and any other payroll deductions including filing Annual
Returns and Withholding taxes to the relevant Government institutions promptly.
Assist in preparing and processing payments, ensuring enough supporting documentation
and reasonableness of such payments in compliance with TOC Finance Policy
Ensure safe custody and record-keeping of all TOC Accounting documentation i.e. payment
invoices and receipts, contracts, LPOs, vouchers, and TOC payment support
documentation.
Assist in all Audits and financial reviews conducted for the TOC Kenya office.

Qualifications

● Degree in finance / accounting / equivalent or an accounting qualification (CPA, ACCA).
● Working knowledge of donor reporting and grants management.
● Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
● Proficient in working with multiple currencies.
● Good verbal and written communication skills.
● Experience working with an accounting software and openness to learning new systems.
● Competency in Microsoft office 365 and basic accounting practices.
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
● High attention to detail and ability to multitask is essential to this position.
● Adhere to The Oslo Center and workplace policies.
● Fluency/proficiency in English, Kiswahili both spoken and written.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their documents including a cover letter, Resume, and academic documents.

Application procedure

Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line**: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION INTERN** on or before 22nd May 2024.

The Oslo Center seeks the intern to represent the general population, when it comes to both gender and cultural diversity. We therefore encourage women and people with minority backgrounds to apply for the position.

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