Finance Intern

  • Internship
  • Blantyre, Malawi
  • Applications have closed

Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (CEPA)

Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (CEPA) is a nongovernmental organization that promotes sustainable environment and natural resources management. The organization’s vision is a just and equitable society that promotes sustainable development. CEPA focuses on natural resources, biodiversity and climate change. 


CEPA is offering internship opportunities for candidates eager to gain working experience in various fields as follows:


Location: Blantyre, Malawi

Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting Senior Finance Officer to generate, record, execute and reconcile payments including preparation of vouchers, cheques, data input into an accounting system, and bank statement reconciliation;
  • Following through receipt of funds and bank reconciliations;
  • Reviewing expense receipts for accuracy, relevance and legitimacy; and creating prescribed monthly expense reports;
  • Reviewing staff timesheets;
  • Reconciling all banks accounts and petty cash and reporting any discrepancies;
  • Assisting in the preparation of institutional and donor financial reports;
  • Organizing and maintain finance and administrative records and files in accordance with general audit standards and CEPA’s policies; and
  • Preparing accounting records in accordance with audit standards, and overseeing on-site work with auditors, as appropriate.


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or relevant field.
  • Some office work experience involving procurements, preparation of payments and experience preparing journal entries in a computer-based accounting system;
  • Some experience using QuickBooks or other accounting software;
  • Clear knowledge about procurement procedures; and
  • Good analytical and communication skills.

Interns receive a modest stipend to cover basic expenses such as travel, lunch and incidentals.

How to apply:

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send their application letters and recent curriculum vitae before 18th January 2021 to:

The Finance and Administration Manager
Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy
P.O. Box 1057, Blantyre, Malawi
E-mail: [email protected], Website:

CEPA is an equal opportunity employer

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