SARWatch: Finance and Admin Intern

Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 22 May, 2019
Opportunity type: 


SARWatch works for participatory, transparent and accountable utilisation of extractive resources in a manner that optimises transformative social and economic benefits and inter-generational equity, with sensitivity to environmental and human rights impacts.

SARWatch seeks to appoint a Finance and Admin Intern to be based in Johannesburg.

SARWatch is offering an internship opportunity for 12 months.


Accounts Payable        

  • Source supplier quotations and prepare purchase requisitions and purchase orders
  • Process supplier invoices prepare payments and supplier reconciliations for submission to Snr Finance and Admin Officer
  • Handle and resolve supplier queries

Budgeting and Forecasting     

  • Assist the Snr Finance and Admin Officer with the preparation of budgets and forecast reports


  • Process all transactions on the Accounting System
  • Prepare bank and general ledger reconciliations
  • Assist with Audit preparations
  • Assist with preparation of statutory returns

Fixed Assets   

  • Update the Fixed Asset Register (FAR) with new acquisitions and ensure that the assets are insured
  • Perform periodic asset counts
  • Reconcile fixed asset ledger


  • Assist with administrative tasks, working closely with the finance and admin office
  • Provide ad hoc assistance to the general work of SARWatch, as and when required
  • Other administration duties including general administration, scanning and filing activities


  • A degree or diploma in or related to Accounting, Finance       
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Time-management and organisational skills
  • High level of accuracy
  • Ability to learn a new system quickly and accurately
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • South African Citizen
  • Clear criminal record

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