Graduate Intern - Finance: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Deadline: 24 June 2022
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States of America. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard of race, religion, or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance, and peacebuilding. Registered in Zimbabwe under the PVO Act, certificate number 6/2002, CRS has been supporting program activities in Zimbabwe since 1989 and has long-standing relationships with Church and non-Church partners and communities throughout the country. Zimbabwe program implements projects through 14 partner organizations in 30 districts in the areas of health, OVC, education, food security and agricultural livelihoods, and peacebuilding. CRS seeks to fill in the following position that has arisen.
The intern will support the Pathways project finance team in the preparation of USAID VAT files, filing of Partner Copy documents for Financial Year 2022 as well as supporting Sub-Recipient Financial Monitoring in support of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) mission to serve the poor and vulnerable.
Preparation of USAID VAT files; Collecting vouchers from partners and CRS; Checking vouchers for completion; Filing all VAT documents; Getting the VAT submissions authorized and submitted to USAID for FY21 and FY22; Photocopying all records pulled from CP Finance and replacing them; Stamping all CRS copy documents; Filing of Partner Copy documents for FY22; Assisting the Archivist to store partner copy files for FY22 SRFM Support; Supporting the sub-recipient financial monitoring process by accompanying SRFM teams and sampling vouchers.
Education and experience
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, CIMA, ACCA or CIS; A minimum of 1-year of working experience in a similar position, preferably in
the NGO sector; Knowledge of relevant public donors’ regulations preferred; Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), knowledge of Insight financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software preferred).
Those who meet the above criteria are invited to submit their applications together with a cover letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae that includes names and email addresses of three traceable references. Applications should be clearly marked with the position applied for, i.e., "Graduate Intern - Finance" in the email subject line. Please submit your applications to The Country Representative at the following email address: [email protected] Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
CRS does not charge application fees or processing fees to potential applicants or any fee throughout the recruitment process.
Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
By applying for this job, the candidate understands and acknowledges that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect. Further, s/he understands that if successful, s/he will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate the candidate’s behaviors related to safeguarding-related topics.