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Intern (Finance)

Climate Fund Managers

Climate Fund Managers

Accounting & Finance
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Climate Fund Managers (CFM) is a leading climate-centric blended finance fund manager. It raises and deploys climate finance funds in partnership at scale and at pace. Through its award-winning model, CFM has created a blueprint for a new generation of climate financiers, whose collective impact can help end the climate crisis. CFM currently manages two emerging market infrastructure funds focused on climate change mitigation and adaptation: Climate Investor One, a c. USD 1 billion fund focused on renewable energy, and Climate Investor Two, a c. USD 1 billion fund focused on water, sanitation and oceans infrastructure. CFM is currently implementing further blended finance initiatives in the green hydrogen, power transmission and cities sectors focused on development, equity, debt and guarantee financial instruments. Established in 2015, CFM is a joint venture between the Dutch development bank, FMO, and Sanlam InfraWorks, part of the Sanlam Group of South Africa with offices in The Hague, Cape Town, Singapore and Bogota.

We are seeking a Finance Intern to strengthen our Finance team. This role will report to the Finance Manager and is based in our Cape Town office, and interfaces with all of CFM's divisions and offices.

The Finance Intern is responsible for assisting the Finance Team in the performance of the Department's function and duties by rendering a comprehensive and professional administration and accounting services to assist the Team and the company.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and utilize spreadsheets, databases and other computer applications
  • Manage specialized information, reports and invoices
  • Enter information into the financial accounting system of the company
  • Assist with VAT support
  • Provide general accounting support
  • Help with accounts payable management

Qualifications & Experience


  • A degree in commerce or Accounting essential
  • Mathematical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


  • Bookkeeping and Accounting knowledge
  • Professional level computer literacy in relevant accounting and financial management software applications
  • Have a Bcom Degree