Several Fresh Graduate Finance Internship Programme Job Opportunities – British Council

Organisation: British Council
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation
for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international
opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust
between them worldwide. British Council Uganda is based in Kampala and offers a
full range of programmes including examinations, project management on behalf
of other donors, and its own grant funded projects. British Council has
operated in Uganda since 1952 and its aim is to build cultural and educational
relations between Uganda and the UK.  
About British Council
– Finance Internship Programme:
Through a hands-on learning programme, we offer you the
opportunity to get exciting insights into the financial function of a global
drive decision making and strategy across our operations. We pride ourselves on
delivering excellence, being trusted business partners and driving continuous
improvement and innovation. Would you like to be part of an all-star cast
charged with embedding financial control, risk assurance and integrity of the
financial function across the great work we do at the British Council?
Job Summary: You
will work within the Financial Control function and your role with us will see
you supporting the end-to-end accounting process – including month and year end
close, ensuring consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes
and being a solid part of our “three lines of defence”.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Review and scan invoices for payment post due
diligence by Accountants/Senior Accountants
Provide support as required with manual
journals, accounting adjustments and off-system payments requests ensuring
accuracy and compliance with relevant policies.
Support the income recognition process by
extracting relevant reports and working with Customer service and exams dept.
Support reconciliation of all relevant accounts
and ensure that this is completed to corporate standards.
Maintain and file financial records as per
corporate policy

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicants for the British Council Finance
Internship Programme should be recent graduates with degrees in finance-related
Interest in finance
Self-motivated, proactive and a good team player
Drive to succeed, with the ability to think both
creatively and strategically
Questioning, analytical mind
Good interpersonal & communication skills:
verbal and written
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Packages,
especially Excel and adaptable to learning ERP software
Ability to work with tight deadlines and
maintain quality of output
NB: Candidates with
disability or marginalised groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so
desire to join the British Council in the aforementioned capacity should
endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review
job requirements and if competent, proceed with the online application.
Deadline: 16th January 2020
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