Finance Intern - Erbil

Background on ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.

Position context and key challenges

ACTED has been present in Iraq supporting conflict affected populations since 2004 and currently operates in 15 regions. For the last 4 years, our team of 350 people has been responding to the Syrian refugee and IDP crisis, notably in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, where ACTED supports over 1.5 million people. Our multi-sectoral approach addresses the most urgent needs of internally displaced people and refugees by ensuring their protection, delivering life-saving food assistance, providing shelter and non-food item packages with lifesaving items and improving their living environment in and out of camps through camp management and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation activities


Position profile

The finance intern works under the supervision of the Finance Officer and/or Country Finance Manager


His/Her responsibilities will be has followed:

• Control that operations respect existing financial procedures and manage accounting files for the Country Office;

• Analyze financial data and create management indicators ;

• Support Country Coordination through analysis of project running costs, follow-up on resource allocation, and finance training



-Msc in Administration, Business Management or equivalent.

-Finance and accounting skills required

-Willingness to undertake serious responsibility and manage stress efficiently

-Excellent communication skills, including advanced written and oral English



Field Intern benefits include:

300 USD per month living allowance

Coverage of all accommodation, guesthouse, food, and travel costs, a luggage allowance of 50 kg

The provision of medical, repatriation, and life insurance.


Please send your application including cover letter and CV to under Ref: FI/IRQ

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Years of Experience

0-3 years


Sunday 13 August 2017