Graduate Finance Intern at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Graduate Finance Intern

Location: BIU, Borno
Length of Internship: 12 Months
Interns Supervisor: Finance Officer

Learning Objectives
At the end of the internship period, the intern should have acquired the following skills and knowledge:

  • Understand Mercy Corps policies, procedures, grant requirements and documentation requirements.
  • Understand Mercy Corps FFM, procurement, assets management, HR policies and procedures.
  • How to maintain the bank file, ensuring that all bank information is properly filed and updated
  • Know how to prepare and Maintain filling records of all program activities and other related financial documents.
  • Know how to prepare Bank Cheques upon receiving payment schedule and disburse it to staff.
  • Understand how to manage the archiving of all financial documents and follow up with staff for any missing documents.
  • Understand how to perform petty cash count on time.
  • Understand the maintenance of all accounting records; know how to ensure that records are complete, accurate and safeguarded.
  • Know how to identify and follow up on any outstanding obligations and Keeps record of all cash, bank and advance updated.

Ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • 1 Years of bookkeeping, banking or cashiering experience.
  • Completed mandatory 1 year NYSC service.
  • A degree in Accounting or a relevant experience in this area is desirable.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel.
  • Accuracy in the processing of cash transactions, mathematical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills. (Understanding of local language is an added advantage).

Remuneration / Work Condition
Mercy Corps Responsibilities (Salary):

  • For the duration of this internship assignment, the intern will receive NGN 60,000 as a monthly stipend.

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Intern will remain responsible for all costs associated with:
    • Accommodation
    • Living expenses.

Working Conditions:

  • This position is based in BIU with 5-10% travels to other field locations.

Application Closing Date
2nd April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit no more than 4 page CV and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.


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Job CategoryNGO / Community Service jobs in Nigeria

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