Application Due Date: 14 November 2018 (23: 59 UK Time)

Would you like to be part of a forward moving group charged with embedding monetary control, threat guarantee and stability of the monetary function throughout the fantastic work we do at the British Council?

Through a hands-on knowing program, we provide you the chance to get useful insights into the monetary function of a worldwide organisation that develops individuals effect throughout 110 nations. The Financing function provides a special and independent outlook utilized in driving choice making and technique throughout our operations. We pride ourselves on providing quality, being relied on company partners and driving constant enhancement and development.

You will work within the Financial Control function and your function will see you supporting the end-to-end accounting procedure– consisting of month and year end close, guaranteeing constant, precise and robust monetary accounting procedures and belonging of our “3 lines of defense”. What are the 3 lines of defense? The 3 lines of defense are Industrial Financing, Danger & Compliance and Financial Preparation & Analysis.

Throughout this program, you might be needed to support the financing modification program, procedure enhancement efforts and engage with stakeholders. This will provide you a more comprehensive understanding of our work and how it supports the shipment of our business vision and technique. The experience and direct exposure got at the British Council will provide you a strong structure for your profession in Financing.


  • Current graduate (within the last 2 years) with a minimum of a 2:1 degree in a finance-related field
  • Interest in financing
  • Self-motivated, proactive and a great group gamer
  • Drive to prosper, with the capability to believe both artistically and tactically
  • Questioning, analytical mind
  • Excellent social & interaction abilities: spoken and composed
  • Efficiency in making use of Microsoft Workplace Bundles, specifically Excel and versatile to finding out ERP software application
  • Capability to deal with tight due dates and preserve quality of output
  • Capability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Work experience in a Financing capability would be useful (however not important)

Period of the internship

  • 12 months in Zambia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Botswana, Uganda & Sierra Leone
  • 6 months in Senegal


  • Assistance the earnings acknowledgment procedure by drawing out appropriate reports and dealing with client service and examinations departments
  • Offer assistance as needed with manual journals, accounting modifications and off-system payment demands guaranteeing precision and compliance with appropriate policies
  • Assistance reconciliation of all appropriate accounts and make sure that this is finished to business requirements
  • Assistance evaluation of open order to guarantee they are cleared on time
    Parking of accounting journals
  • Maintain and file monetary records according to business policy
  • Total Travel & Expenditure audits according to policy
  • Total month-to-month money journal reconciliations
  • Submit appropriate files to regional bank as asked for
  • Assistance the preparation of regional Tax submissions and other statutory returns
  • Assist with arrangement of details to internal/ external auditors
  • Evaluation and scan billings for payment post due diligence by Accountants/Senior Accountants

Groups you will deal with– Secret user interfaces consist of:

  • Financial Control group
  • Nation Operations groups
  • Shared Service Centre


₤100 from month 1 to month 6
₤150 from month 7 to month 12
₤60 monthly meal and transportation allowance

Application Treatment:

For More Details:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the British Council Financing Internship Program 2018

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