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Financial Advisory Services Intern at One Acre Fund

Financial Advisory Services Intern at One Acre Fund

Financial Advisory Services Intern

  • Internship
  • Kabwe, Zambia
  • Salary: 0.0
  •  May 3, 2019

WebsiteOne Acre Fund

Farmers First

The Finance Advisory Services (FAS) team is made up of in-country analysts that are the trusted advisors to country leadership teams in the area of financial sustainability. Taking vast amounts of financial intelligence from budgets, spending patterns and projected work plans, FAS provides concise, actionable advice around how to allocate resources to best achieve the country’s scale and impact goals. The goal of our small group of financial consultants is complete financial sustainability to efficiently scale impact.

To help achieve this, the Financial Analyst will work across functions on budgeting and quantitative analysis. We are looking for an intern with leadership potential. This is a career track role where you will learn valuable skills in finance and accounting.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting all departments with updating and tracking of budgets.
  • Perform monthly BVA (Budget vs. Actuals) analysis while maintaining an over-expenditure tracker.
  • Analyzing financial data for trends and give advice to support departments in improving efficiency.
  • Conduct monthly payroll QC for VIP payroll.
  • Support with PAYE, VAT, and WHT and ensure timely monthly tax filing.
  • Draft monthly financial communication to all staff
  • Support LOG with their monthly reconciliation ensuring correct update of data.
  • Support BizOps with monthly farmer receivables reconciliation ensuring that it is done in a timely manner.
  • Assist with various strategic initiatives throughout the year as and when required.

Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


We are seeking an exceptional, early career professional with 0-1 years of experience in finance. Candidates fitting the following profile are strongly encouraged to apply:

Citizenship in Zambia – you will be asked to submit a copy of your passport biodata page or your national ID card
Exceptional recent college graduate or young professional in Commerce, Business Management, economics or statistics.
Some work experience in finance preferred
Proficient in excel skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
Leadership experience at work, school clubs, volunteer organizations etc.
Strong interest in One Acre Fund’s work serving smallholder farmers
Strong desire for personal and professional growth
Flexibility and a willingness to take on varied tasks
Ability to work both independently and part of a team
Fluent in English

Preferred Start Date

June 2019

Job Location

Interns will be provided with a reasonable stipend for the duration of their contract. Rural area based fellows will be provided assistance in locating suitable housing. The fellowship/internship program is a recruiting initiative.

3 – 6 months

Sponsor International Candidates
No; Must have existing rights to work in Zambia.

Note: Please submit a Resume/CV, not exceeding more than 1-2 pages, which includes Education, Work Experience, Specialized/Technical Skills, Achievements/Awards and any other Experience (Volunteering, Extracurricular, etc). References do not need to be included, and will only be required upon request, after the final interview.

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication.

To apply please visit grnh.se.

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