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A Church based organisation in Harare is seeking the services of an Intern for a period of 12 months commencing January 2012. The position is only available to students undergoing degree programmes in related fields.

JOB PURPOSE:  Strengthens the operations of the Finance Unit to deliver its mandate in the most effective and efficient manner at Diocesan and National levels.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: Studying towards a University degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, Audit or related fields.


  • At least one year experience in Finance, Accounting, Audit or Business Administration in a Church or NGO field.
  • Ability to prepare analytical financial and management reports.
  • Having worked with donor funded programmes.


  • Analytical skills, ability to link faith and justice
  • Communication skills – writing, presentation and facilitation
  • Creativity in programme design and management
  • Ability to combine office and field work
  • Ability to work in a team and also provide leadership at own level
  • Self supervision
  • Commitment to the Christian values of the organisation on and off work.


  • Student currently enrolled for a degree programme in Accounting, Finance or Business Studies
  • Experience in cashbook and bank reconciliation preparation
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office package (Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel, Access)
  • Knowledge in Pastel Accounting Software will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet cut-off dates or deadlines.


  • Assisting in financial reporting processes.
  • Assisting in field audit visits.
  • Assist in administrative record keeping.
  • Any other assigned duties.

All interested interns candidates who meet the requirements listed above are to send in their applications enclosing the following:
Motivation Letter

  • Candidate’s Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copies of current educational and any professional certificates
  • Details and contact numbers of two referees
  • Dates of availability to commence work if offered position
  • Letter of recommendation from your university, stating that you are currently enrolled and your expected date of graduation.

The full remuneration package and other conditions of service will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates only. Due to the large numbers of applications communication will only be made to shortlisted candidates. Applications should be sent to: ahr54 [at] ymail [dot] com   not later than 23 December 2011.


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