Finance Intern

Website Young Women in Action

Gender equality and women's Rights

Young Women in Action (YWA) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that works to empower young women through leadership development, gender and development, sexual reproductive health and rights and socio-economic empowerment. YWA is looking for a Finance intern.


The candidate filling this position will handle a wide range of duties including;

  • Generating and/or maintaining accounting and financial records, including: reconciling bank statements and invoices, preparing financial reports, preparing cheques, managing accounts payable and accounts receivable, as well as fixed assets.
  • Posting entries into the PASTEL Accounting System.
  • Ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting standards and principles; including maintenance of proper audit trails and verification and reconciliation actions for all processed work.
  • Perform a variety of administrative duties such as interpreting YWA policies and maintaining personnel files.


  • ACCA (level II) qualification or equivalent
  • A high level of computer skills especially in the application of spreadsheets and financial management software (PASTEL).
  • Experience of working with non-governmental and community-based organizations will be an added advantage
  • The desired candidate should be enthusiastically supportive of Young Women in Action’s Mission and Core Virtues.

Suitably qualified individuals should send their cover letter and CV to: [email protected] by 24th February 2017. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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