Transport is the lifeblood of modern society, and Volvo Group Southern Africa is at the forefront of shaping the future of sustainable transport solutions. They are excited to offer a unique opportunity for recent graduates to join their Volvo Group Finance Internship in Umbogintwini.

For those passionate about making a global impact, working with next-gen technologies, and collaborating with talented professionals, this internship is the perfect match.

Volvo Group Finance Internship Overview

  • Job Category: Finance
  • Organization: Volvo Trucks
  • Application Closing Date: 25 June 2024
  • Requisition ID: 10607

About Volvo Group Southern Africa

Volvo Group Southern Africa is a part of the global Volvo family, committed to innovating for a better, safer, and more sustainable world. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, and financial services make modern life possible.

With nearly 100,000 employees worldwide, we are dedicated to leading the way in efficient and sustainable transport solutions.

What You Will Do in the Finance Internship

As a Finance Intern, you will report to the Business Control/IT Manager and gain exposure to various areas within our Accounts team, including:

  • Accounts Payable: Coordinating the end-to-end process with Logistics, AP Team, and suppliers.
  • Master Data Management: Executing master data updates in GL and Accounts Payable.
  • Payment Coordination: Managing one-off payment processes.
  • Training Assessments: Processing and capturing training assessments (AMIC).
  • Rebate Register Maintenance: Coordinating non-conforming activities and processes.
  • Project Participation: Participating or managing projects within the master finance area to improve financial governance standards and financial control performance.
  • Support VPS: Coordinating actions for Cost Deployment.
  • Purchase Order Creation: Creating purchase orders (P+).
  • Statistics and Reporting: Delivering statistics and reports to authorities or related parties.
  • Period End Closing: Managing period-end closing schedules and coordinating with all stakeholders.
  • Audit Preparation: Preparing documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Internal Control Compliance: Ensuring fulfillment of internal control requirements.
  • Process Standardization: Preparing and updating work instructions, forms, and spreadsheets for accounting personnel and actively participating in process standardization.

Qualifications & Job Experience

To be eligible for the Finance Internship, candidates must have completed a B Com Accounting degree or equivalent. Additionally, the ideal candidate should demonstrate:

  • Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Organizational skills
  • Structure orientation and deadline-driven mentality
  • Self-motivation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy, especially in Excel

Application Process

Shortlisted candidates must complete and sign personal verification permission, consent, and indemnity declarations. This includes performing reference, criminal, credit, qualification vetting, and any other necessary checks.

Volvo Group Southern Africa believes in providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. They encourage people with disabilities to apply. Even if applicants feel they may not meet every qualification on the job description, they are encouraged to apply and let Volvo decide. The company values authenticity and is committed to removing barriers to entry.

Why Join the Volvo Group Finance Internship?

Joining the Volvo Group Finance Internship offers participants the opportunity to be part of a global leader in the transport industry. At Volvo Trucks, interns will help lead the way towards a sustainable transport industry. For nearly a century, Volvo has been innovating to make life easier, better, and safer. The team shares a curiosity to learn, works with passion, and embraces change to stay ahead. Joining this programme means helping move the world towards a better future.

Embarking on the Volvo Group Finance Internship Programme in Umbogintwini offers an exceptional opportunity to gain invaluable professional experience and contribute to the development of sustainable transport solutions. Participants will be exposed to many aspects of finance, develop their talents, and lay a solid foundation for their future careers by joining this vibrant team.

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