Apr 10, 2018

Finance (Accounting) Intern

  • Relief International
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Finance Economic / Development

Job Description


Position:  Finance (Accounting) Intern

Location:    Los Angeles, CA

About RI:   Relief International (RI) is a home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.

Position Summary:  The Finance Intern increases Relief International’s accounting efficiency by assisting with bills and donations. In addition, the intern will assist with day to day tasks ensuring that schedules and deadlines are met. 

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Increase RI’s accounting efficiency.
  • Assist with preparation of financial reports
  • Process bills and donations
  • Maintain records of financial transactions
  • Provide office support for Finance department as needed

Qualifications & requirements:

  • Professional demeanor
  • Knowledge of Excel and basic accounting skills
  • General knowledge of world affairs and international/intergovernmental institutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to learn and adapt to a fast pace environment
  • Willingness to work minimum of 15 hours; M-F flexible schedule
  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate program related to Finance or Accounting preferred but not required; All majors and grades are encouraged to apply.
  • Graduate students and volunteers are welcome.

Salary:   Unpaid, monthly transportation stipend and academic credit available.


RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence.

We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.

We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

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