Finance Intern



Accounting & Finance
Lusaka, Zambia
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024

At mPharma, our vision is an Africa that's in good health. We will not cease until every person on the continent has access to safe and affordable healthcare and medicines. We’re a growing team of 1200+ employees, headquartered in Accra, Ghana, and backed by mission-driven investors. We use technology to enable basic primary healthcare to Africans and have joined hands with drug manufacturers and healthcare providers to develop services and products that help provide access to basic healthcare and lower the costs of medicines. In only a few years, we’ve succeeded in providing low-cost, high-quality healthcare and medicines to hundreds of thousands of patients across 9 African countries (Ethiopia, Gabon, Togo, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia).

At mPharma we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities, and our hiring process and work environment are devoid of discriminatory practices. We promise exciting and rewarding career opportunities in an environment driven by high performance, an entrepreneurial mindset, and innovation.

Position Description

mPharma is seeking a dynamic individual with exceptionally high work standards to join our team for an internship opportunity. The Finance Intern will work closely with our finance team to support in daily operations and in providing administrative assistance as needed.

You will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in financial operations, risk assessment, and communication with internal and external stakeholders. This internship will provide valuable exposure to finance practices, financial analysis, and contribute to your professional development in the field of finance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Finance Associate in day-to-day operations.
  • Assist with reconciliations and preparation of Month-End financials.
  • Provide administrative support as needed.
  • Assist in creating and managing financial reports.
  • Support accounts payable process on a daily basis.
  • Prepare daily sales and treasury reports.
  • Aid in cost tracking and management.
  • Assist with ongoing finance activities.
  • Prepare monthly closing Journal Entry logs and other finance-related tasks.
  • Assist with project-based tasks as assigned.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and contribute to the team.
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Has the ability to work independently and collaborate with cross-functional teams.


  • Currently pursuing, or have recently graduated with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accountancy ZICA/ACCA, Statistics, Finance, Economics, Business Analytics, or a related field.
  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles is preferred.
  • Must have the legal right to live and work in Zambia fulltime.

Note: This is a 6-month internship opportunity.