No Experience Finance Intern Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee
Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Finance
About Us:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote
durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The Finance
Intern will facilitate the efficient and effective financial operation of DRC
operation. The incumbent will ensure compliance with the DRC operations
Handbook alongside donor policies, procedures, guidelines and rules. She/he
will seek and receive policy guidance/instructions and support from the Senior
Finance Officer and the Accountant in their respective areas of responsibilities.
Key Duties and
  • The incumbent will manage accounting
    files/ vouchers for the Country Office
  • Prepare vouchers for Cash and Bank
  • Prepare cheques and maintain the cheque
  • Ensure completeness and correctness of
    documents before any payment is made
  • Scan financial vouchers on monthly basis
  • Responsible for verifying vouchers
    received from the field offices
  • Tasked with maintaining file register for
    finance files held in Kampala office and guesthouse storage space
  • Work closely with Logistics Department,
    follow up on receipts from Suppliers
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) Finance Intern job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Accounting, Business Administration or the equivalent of the
    professional qualification in Accounting with at least Knowledge in CPA or
    ACCA level 2
  • No experience is required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
    in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability
    to work with minimum supervision
  • Computer literate (MS Word, Excel and
    other accounting software)
 NB: This position is 3
months, with possibility of extension to six months.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their
applications including;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you
    explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the
    qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages).
    The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant
    training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant
Please send your cover letter, updated CV and academic certificates by
email to
with the subject line as “Finance Intern – Kampala.”
Deadline: 10th
February 2017
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