Finance Intern, Sarajavo
Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
City: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Office: UNDP HQ Sarajevo
Closing date: Friday, 21 September 2018
Location : Sarajavo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Application Deadline : 21-Sep-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : 6 months (1 October 2018 - 31 March 2019)
Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Finance, the Finance Intern supports Finance services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work.
The Finance Intern works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects‘ staff in the CO and in the field offices to exchange information
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Finance Associate builds knowledge and performs a variety
of specialized tasks and duties:
Learn/Assist in VAT recording in Excel Sheet on daily basis;
Learn/Assist in preparation of invoices and Excel Sheet for Indirect Tax Agency (ITA) on monthly basis;
Learn/Assist in preparation of simple reports;
Learn/Maintain general finance files,;
Learn/Maintain finance intranet.
Have a keen interest in the work of the UN and the UNDP and demonstrate a commitment to its statement of purpose and to the ideals of the UN.
Ability to successfully interact with individuals of differing socio-economic, religious and cultural backgrounds both professionally and personally;
Ability and desire to work in a team;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
Excellent organizational and communication skills;
Strong research skills and ability to identify relevant information
Strong analytical, reporting and writing abilities
Ability to work under tight deadlines;
Ability to work under pressure and stressful situations;
Detail-oriented way of working;
Innovative and creative approach to tasks;
Openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback.
Required Skills and Experience
Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme of Economic School (minimum Bachelor’s level);
Be enrolled in a Master degree programme;
Have graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation.
Proficiency in English
Knowledge of local languages would be an asset
Computer literacy in standard office software applications.
The intern will have the opportunity to:
Participate in in-house training opportunities as applicable;
Learn the structure, mechanisms, policies and practice areas of UNDP;
Strengthen his/her knowledge of finance processes.
How to Apply
The candidate should apply online through the Job Site by submitting his/her CV and motivation letter.
Terms and conditions
UNDP internship programme does not provide a salary or remuneration for the internship; however, you will gain valuable insight into UNDP and a global network;
All the expenses connected with the internship will be borne by the intern or sponsoring institution;
UNDP accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness or death incurred during the internship;
UNDP only accepts interns for a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 6 months;
Interns are expected to work full time but flexibility is allowed for their education programme;
The intern is responsible for obtaining necessary visas and arranging travel to and from the duty station where the internship will be performed;
The purpose of the Internship Programme is not to lead to further employment with UNDP but to complement an intern’s studies. Therefore, there should be no expectation of employment at the end of an internship.
Interns are not staff members and may not represent UNDP in any official capacity.
More information available at: http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/jobs/types-of-opportunities/internships.html
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.