FINANCE INTERN, WWF ZIMBABWE

Posted on 18 January 2022

Want to make a positive difference to the future of people and our one shared home, the Earth? Working at WWF could be your opportunity of a lifetime.
All around the world, people are waking up to the deepening crisis of nature loss. A growing realization that nature is our life-support system. And that nobody will be spared from the impacts of its loss. Here at WWF, we are helping to tackle this enormous global challenge. 
Our people come from hugely diverse backgrounds and with a variety of expertise, ranging from HR and finance to advocacy and conservation science. We welcome applications from anyone who believes they can help us create a better future for people and wildlife. 
What we do
We are an independent conservation organization, striving to sustain the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife. From individuals and communities to business and government, we are part of a growing coalition calling on world leaders to set nature on the path to recovery by 2030. Together, we seek to protect and restore natural habitats, stop the mass extinction of wildlife, and make the way we produce and consume sustainable.
  
WWF Zimbabwe seeksto recruit a proficient, energetic and motivated individual to take up this exciting learning opportunity based at our Harare office.
 
Contract duration– three months
 
The Role:
The student will support delivery of WWF Zimbabwe’s Conservation Strategy through effective maintenance of financial and accounting records. 
 

Main Responsibilities: 

A.  Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Scanning and filing of finance documents e.g. vouchers, bank transfers, agreements etc. as requested, including uploading of documents on the shared folder
  • Maintaining an efficient filing system of all accounting and financial records, both soft and hard copies
  • Support the WWF Zimbabwe Internal Audit process through document extraction and any requested facilitation
  • Support the WWF Zimbabwe institutional audit for FY2022 through document extraction and any requested facilitation
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor
 
B. Conservation Business
  • Supports the department and other departments in activities determined by Finance Manager to be valuable for learning purposes.
 What you need:
 
Qualifications and experience
Student studying business/accounting degree with work attachment requirement; very strong IT appreciation as well as knowledge of accounting software
 
 
Required Skills and Competencies
A team player with ability to work under pressure.  Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels.  Strong oral and written communication skills in English; and identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration.

How to apply? 

Email a cover letter, confirmation from University and Curriculum Vitae clearly indicating “Finance Intern” in the subject line to hrmanager@wwf.org.zw.Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline for applications:  Monday 31 January 2022
 
WWF is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.