Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Finance Intern Career Opportunity in Kenya

Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Position Title: Finance Intern

Overall purpose of the role: The Finance Intern will provide support to the Regional Office Finance department in journal posting and documentation, and in compliance with DRC Operation Handbook and donor rules.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Register and scan all invoices and all cost invoice documentation into DRC Dynamics at point of payment.
  • Maintain electronic files of scanned documents
  • Review, posting and reconciliation of Intercompany transactions
  • Confirm that all documents are complete and duly authorized before processing payments
  • Maintain a proper filing system of all financial documents within the Regional Office.
  • Assist with Cash &Bank reconciliations
  • Retrieve documents required during audits working closely with compliance department.
  • Back filling for the Finance Officer and the Finance Assistant during periods of absence
  • Any other task assigned by the Supervisor.

About you

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business management or related fields and at least part I certification in CPA or ACCA
  • At least one year’s relevant experience in a similar role with NGO
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Experience working with ERP systems (Dynamics) will be an added advantage
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills in English is required.


Contract: 3 months contract

Availability: February 2023

Duty station: This position is based in Regional Office Nairobi.

Reporting Line: Regional Finance Team Leader

Providing equal opportunities

We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees.

All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor.

At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Promoting high standards: DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process

Application and CV

Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.

DRC only accepts applications sent via our online-application form on

https://job.drc.ngo/jobs/job?id=166849 under jobs.

Please submit your application and CV in English no later than 23 Jan 2023