Her Initiative Organization


Role: Finance Intern


Location: Dar Es Salaam


Duration: 6 months


Terms of Reference (TOR) for a Finance Intern at Her Initiative



Her Initiative is an organization that reframes the value of girls and shapes new norms that break the cycle of poverty and create financial resilience among adolescent girls and young women and girls in Tanzania to achieve gender equality and inclusive economic growth. Her Initiative creates a ‘new normal’ for girls; a world in which girls are not held back from reaching their full potential, either by themselves, their families, their communities, or by their financial status. Her Initiative stands for a girl who has empowered herself enough to address her social-economic problems. Her Initiative aims to reach out to adolescent girls and young women and girls aged between 15 to 35 years. Her Initiative’s team is a resilient group of social change-makers who personally identify with the experiences of the young women and girls we reach and who are tenacious enough to tackle Tanzania’s challenging economy head-on through bold, young women and girls-led initiative. It is young women and girls’ ideas that are at the center of the solutions we provide, ensuring that we don’t waste resources on ideas that don’t reflect the needs.


2.0 Job Description

HER INITIATIVE is seeking a qualified Finance Intern aged 18 to 35 to join our team. The organization is working with and for young women to enable them to generate income through enhancing access to knowledge, skills, and resources. Its overall objective is economic empowerment, Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR), and or Gender-Based Violence (GBV) programs working with the governmental institution, private sector, NGOs, as well as other national and international agencies. The goal of Her Initiative is to create financial resilience and digital inclusion in order to contribute to achieving gender equality and inclusive economic growth.


3.0 Job Summary

We are currently looking for a vibrant, competent, dynamic, and experienced finance Intern to support our finances and administrative department. That will be engaged to administer and assist all financial requirements, handle administrative functions and general office needs to ensure Her Initiative fulfil its goals and objectives.


4.0 Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation of organization and project budgets.
  • Assist in managing records and receipts of all income and expenses.
  • Reconciling daily and monthly transactions.
  • Assist in preparation of balance sheets.
  • Assist in preparing the Quarterly and Annual Financial Report at the time of request and on the basis of a corresponding work plan.
  • Facilitate communication and transparency to other departments on financial and accounting matters.
  • Assist in ensuring that the organization is adhering to all statutory demands such payment of tax.
  • Assist in coordinating logistics activities related to procurement, funding, substantive units and humanitarian affairs.
  • Participate in coordination of projects and any other task assigned by the management.

5.0 Competencies

  • Interpersonal skills; commitment to team work and to working with diverse stakeholders at all levels
  • Good judgment in balancing the need to follow orders and take initiatives.
  • Well-organized, tidy and trustworthy person, methodical in his/her approach to the office environment and financial management.
  • Time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


6.0 Required Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business and Public Administration or closely related field.
  • Strong computer skills (word, excel, outlook), data management and web-based applications.



  • At least 1 year of experience in finance and administrative office.


Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English.


7.0. RATES

  • Reasonable rates will be provided



Interested Person will be required to submit the following details to the address below:

  1. Application letter
  2. Updated Curriculum vitae that spells out qualification and experience




PO Box 41815

Dar es Salaam.


The application can be sent via email info@herinitiative.or.tz, copied to amanda@herinitiative.or.tz, or presented physically to Her Initiative offices at 10 Asmara Street, Mikocheni B. Not later than 23rd October 2022.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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