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Finance Intern

The Programme 

The internship program in Plan International Nigeria provides on-the-job training in Financial management & reporting, program management, research and data gathering skills, communication, people skills, and work ethics. 
It enhances the educational experience through practical and guided hands-on exposure and involvement in Plan Nigeria’s projects as well as providing exposure to the working environment of a multilateral organization and a better understanding of Plan Nigeria’s goals and activities. 

What You Will Do 

  • Prepare payment, journal and receipt vouchers using the corporate accounting software - SAP. 
  • To work for Plan International as a Finance intern with a strong grasp of accounting principles, employing skills in reconciling accounts payable schedules and effectively maintaining of financial records.  
  • Support program staff in making payments to participants during activities. 
  • Maintain good filing for all vouchers in their respective files to ensure easy retrieval. 
  • Ensure that all financial document is scanned and archived on PIN’S cloud. 
  • To assist with bookkeeping activities and ensure that every accounting transaction is accurate and there are no discrepancies. 
  • Support with preparation of Withholding tax, VAT, Pension and other statutory deduction schedules where relevant. 
  • Ensure that all NHF Cards are updated and ready on request.
  • Perform any other duties as specified by your supervisor(s).   

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in Accounting or HND in Financial Accounting or relevant professional qualifications equivalent. 
  • Completion of National Youth Service with less than 1-year working experience. 
  • Proven strong academic track record. 
  • Experience in use of SAP (Added advantage). 
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and standards. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Nigeria’s policy environment. 
  • Language skills; written and spoken proficiency in English. 
  • Internet proficiency, as well as proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required. 
  • Basic financial skills. 
  • Possession of good report writing skills. 
  • Passion for learning and development. 
  • Good computer literacy skills. 
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including good listening skills, influencing, negotiation. 
  • Capacity to build and maintain relationships and to work effectively in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment respecting diversity. 
  • Strong communication skills: oral and written. 
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations 
  • Ability to carry strenuous office duties of lifting heavy items. 
  • Familiar with international donors. 
Closed a month ago
Closed a month ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Banking and Finance

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Abuja (Nigeria)

  • Closing Date:22nd Aug 2021, 6:00 pm


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