Internship in Finance

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Duration: 3-6 working months

Duty Station: UNIDO Headquarters in Vienna

Organizational Context: The Department of Finance enables the Organization to achieve its business and strategic goals through the provision of financial services, including financial control functions at UNIDO Headquarters and in the field. Aiming to ensure and maintain the financial integrity of the Organization, the Department develops, maintains and operates policies, systems and tools to facilitate the effective management of financial resources at the disposal of the Organization.

Tasks: Under the overall guidance of the Director and the direct supervision of the Division Chief/Manager, the intern will perform the following tasks:

1. Study the work and functions of the Department of Finance;
2. Acquaint himself/herself with the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS);
3. Receive training on the calculation and processing of claims;
4. Review and update accrual records for goods and services received for the financial year;
5. Conduct research, draft reports and perform other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualification requirements:

a.) Academic background: Finance or Accounting.

b.) Computer literacy: Microsoft Windows, proficient use of processing tools such as Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is required.

c.) Core values: We live and act with Integrity; We show Professionalism; We respect Diversity.

d.) Core competencies: We focus on Results and Responsibilities; We focus on People; We Communicate and earn Trust; We think outside the box and Innovate.

How do I make sure my application is complete?

  • submit a fully completed Personal History Form
  • upload the proof of enrollment / certificate of graduation
  • indicate the time in which you are available for an internship with UNIDO
  • feel free to attach supporting documents (CV, reference letter, cover letter, language certificate, etc.)

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