Finance Intern Career Opportunity in Kenya

Position Title: Finance Intern 

Industry: Distribution & Manufacturing

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Duration: 4 months

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: Khs 30k – Khs 40k

Our client is an established Distribution and Manufacturing company, seeking to hire a finance Intern temporarily (4 months) who will play a crucial role in the successful rolling over of our new ERP system from SAGE to MS Dynamics 365.

The main role of the intern will be to help capture data in both systems and review the integrity of the system by reconciling all the ledgers and generating reports in both systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Sending Invoices to customers.
  • Preparing proforma invoices in both Sage & Dynamics 365 and ensuring they tally.
  • Release Instructions in both Sage & Dynamics 365.
  • Filing delivery notes for goods received without an invoice.
  • Preparing PO in both Sage & Dynamics 365 and ensuring they tally.
  • Receiving Invoices & recording(suppliers).
  • Preparation of customer invoices pending dispatch in both Sage & Dynamics 365 and ensuring they tally and match customer LPO.
  • Filing of AP, IOU, and Petty cash.
  • Prepare Payment Vouchers in both Sage & Dynamics 365 and reconciliation of the payments in both systems.
  • Posting Supplier payments + Allocations in both Sage & Dynamics 365.
  • Petty cash posting IOU & Reimbursement.
  • Allocation of supplier A/Cs in both Sage & Dynamics 365.
  • Physical stock count.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field will be an added advantage.
  • Certified Public Accountant (Minimum of CPA 4).
  • Minimum of 3 months to 1 year of proven experience in a similar role.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and financial management systems.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and financial record-keeping.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to reconcile financial discrepancies and identify process improvements. Ability to prioritize tasks, manage deadlines, and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel for data analysis and reporting.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with internal teams.
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality when handling sensitive financial information.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finance Intern) before 10th October 2023.