The British Council SSA has an exciting opportunity in Uganda for a Finance Intern.


Location Kampala Uganda
Salary Stipend: Approximately £166.67 per month (£2,000 per annum) to cover stipend, meals and transport allowance (paid in local currency using prevailing British Council book keeping rate).
Duration 12 months in Uganda
Closing date Thursday 16 January 2020

Role overview

Would you like to be part of an all-star cast charged with embedding financial control, risk assurance and integrity of the financial function across the great work we do at the British Council?

Through a hands-on learning programme, we offer you the opportunity to get exciting insights into the financial function of a global drive decision making and strategy across our operations. We pride ourselves on delivering excellence, being trusted business partners and driving continuous improvement and innovation.

You will work within the Financial Control function and your role with us will see you supporting the end-to-end accounting process - including month and year end close, ensuring consistent, accurate and robust financial accounting processes and being a solid part of our “three lines of defence”.

 What are we looking for?

  • Recent graduate with a degree in a finance-related field
  • Interest in finance
  • Self-motivated, proactive and a good team player
  • Drive to succeed, with the ability to think both creatively and strategically
  • Questioning, analytical mind
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills: verbal and written
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Packages, especially Excel and adaptable to learning ERP software
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and maintain quality of output

NB: Candidates with a disability or marginalised groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

What Learning & Development opportunities are there for you?

You will get a deeper understanding of the British Council and the work that will do impacting lives across the globe. You will become familiar with working in an International Organization and in a multicultural environment.

Your line manager will support and nurture your development and ensure you are given the chance to learn and practice the skills you will require as a leader in future roles.

 What teams will I work with? Key interfaces include: 

  • Financial control team
  • Country operations teams
  • Shared Service Centre

By applying for the internship you confirm that you have the right to live and work in the country of your application & the location is listed above.

For more information about this opportunity, please see the attached role profile below and thoroughly read all documents provided: 


How to apply

In your application form, please clearly explain how you meet the essential and desirable skills, qualification and experience criteria mentioned in the person specification section of the role profile. This will help us determine your fit for the role and increase your application's chances of success.

 If you meet all the requirements as outlined above, please fill in visit the link below to apply