Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative: Finance Intern

Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative (REPSSI)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 10 May, 2013
Opportunity type: 

The Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative (REPSSI) is a nonprofit that works to lessen the devastating social and emotional impact of HIV/AIDS, poverty and conflict among children and youth.

REPSSI seeks to recruit a Finance Intern, based at its Secretariat in Johannesburg.

S/he will provide efficient finance support to the Secretariat in order to ensure an effective operation of all departments at the Secretariat. 

This is a three-month internship.


  • Budget management;
  • Payments of goods and services;
  • Processing of monthly reports, cash management and record keeping;
  • Logistical preparations for programme meetings and workshops;
  • Filing and safekeeping of documents;
  • Carry out tasks assigned by the Head Finance and Corporate Affairs and work with the Regional Finance Officer on other reports. 


  •  Degree level education, ideally with some Finance and Business Administration (may be studying for an accountancy/finance qualification);
  •  Minimum of three years experience in bookkeeping or auditing in a reputable organisation;
  •  Working experience with NGO is an asset;
  •  Ability to present data in easily accessible way;
  •  Excellent organisational, planning and logistical skills with a proactive attitude and attention to detail;
  •  Ability to work efficiently under time pressure;
  •  Ability to handle confidential information appropriately;
  •  Skilled at prioritising and completing multiple tasks;
  •  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a team environment;
  • Experience with USAID - PEPFAR as well as other bilateral and multilateral donor Finance reporting requirements preferred.

This is an immediate opening and immediate availability is essential.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

Should you not receive a response from REPSSI within two weeks of application closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

REPSSI reserves the right not to fill the position.

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