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Finance & Administration Intern (Kenya)

Are you passionate about finance and do you have an eye for detail? Would you like to learn new skills while contributing to our work to end child exploitation? Well, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

Objective of the Position

The objective of this position is to provide a learning environment for an aspiring finance and accounting professional, while contributing to the finance, administration and logistics functions at Terre des Hommes Netherlands. The candidate in this role will gain a wide range of knowledge and experience during the six months they will work with us, starting from March 2023.

Position within the Organisation

The Finance and Administration intern will be based in Nairobi and will work with the Kenya country team and will receive hierarchical leadership from the Finance and Administration officer to whom he/she reports. 

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Maintain complete and accurate supporting documentation for all financial transactions;
  • Assist in preparation of monthly financial reports;
  • Assist in preparation and consolidation of the budget forecasts;
  • Support in bank reconciliations and maintenance of cash books;
  • Assisting in raising of payment vouchers for both operational and project expenses;
  • Assist in review of cash request and imprest declaration ensuring all documentation are complete and accurate as per TdH NL policies and procedures;
  • Assist in the procurement process for  projects and for the Kenya Country Office;
  • Filing of all supporting documents for administration and projects and ensuring the filing system of the organization is in order;
  • Assist in office administration e.g filling, photo copies,scanning etc.
  • Assist in preparing supporting information for project audits;
  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned by the line manager.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting
  • Relevant professional qualification i.e. CPA(K)
  • Knowledge of MS Excel/Google Sheets is essential
  • Previous experience is an advantage but not required


  • Focus on results 
  • Cooperation and teamwork
  • Time management
  • Accuracy and great attention to detail
  • Planning and organizing

Application procedure

Interested candidates are invited to write a motivation letter no longer than 250 words in which you describe your career aspiration, how this internship is going to help you in achieving this, and why you think you are the best candidate for this position. Please send your motivation letter, curriculum vitae and a maximum of three recent examples of your editorial work by e-mail with subject line Finance & Administration Intern, Kenya to: recruitment.africa@tdh.nl clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications for this internship, not later than by  24th  February 2023

For more information about this internship, you can contact us through the same email address.

Kindly also note that due to the expected large responses only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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