ACT INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME (ACT DIR 50-7)
JOB DESCRIPTION FOR POSSIBLE INTERNSHIP 2019
DIVISION: Staff Advisory Group
BRANCH/SECTION: Office of Budget & Finance
DETAILS OF PROJECT:
The intern will perform duties in the Fiscal & Accounting and/or Purchasing & Contracting Sections of the Finance Branch and will be involved in a range of processes using the HQ’s Centralized NATO Automated Financial System (CNAFS). Duties may include:
Assist with review of financial Directives and Standard Operating Procedures.
Provide support to the Financial Accounting processes that lead to the production of the ACT consolidated financial statements. This will involve the practical use of accounting skills covered during studies.
Conduct Management Accounting analysis to produce management reports on financial performance and cash liquidity.
Assist with the review of Property Accounting processes, from acquisition to disposal.
Provide support to the senior ACT System Administrator on management of the ERP system used throughout ACT. Key skills required are attention to detail and an ability to think strategically in order to produce evolving solution sets.
Provide support to the Accounts Payable processes. This includes, but is not limited to, analysis of ratios; invoice management; and financial reporting.
Provide support to the Accounts Receivable processes. This includes, but is not limited to, customer invoice management; debt recovery analysis; and liquidity management.
Support the Purchasing & Contracting management team with a review of key processes; purchase requisitions; and contract terms and conditions.
Contribute to a diverse range of duties/outputs in the Fiscal & Accounting and Purchasing & Contracting Sections of the Finance Branch, with an emphasis on hands-on responsibilities.
TYPE OF BACKGROUND/EDUCATION PREFERRED:
Current or recent Postgraduate student, preferably in the field of Finance / Accounting / Business Management / Economics. English proficiency and good interpersonal skills required. Oracle E-business Suite / MS Sharepoint / Wordpress experience desirable, but not mandatory.