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Action Aid (NGO) Internship Position by Reminaija: 10:33pm On Jul 13, 2020
ActionAid works with poor people in over 40 countries across the world. Our goal? To end poverty. We believe in doing things differently. We know that with the right opportunities, poor people will find their own solutions – and build new lives.

We commenced work then through a Country Agreement signed with the National Planning Commission of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Our works are currently spread across 26 states of the federation.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Recruitment at ActionAid (AA) Nigeria

Audit Intern
Job Specifications:

Full Time
Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
Job Description:
To assist the Internal Auditor in ensuring the system of internal control is adequate to achieve management objectives in an efficient and effective manner, established procedures are being properly followed, assets are safeguarded and that resources are judiciously utilized, Management information is sound and adequate, risk management and analysis framework including those of partners are developed and enhanced.
Specific Responsibilities

Support the Internal Auditor to undertake audit of statutory accounts and ancillary records (cash and bank, payroll, creditors and accruals, debtors and prepayments, imprests, floats and petty cash etc.)Assist the Internal Auditor to conduct audits of local implementing partners and ActionAid Nigeria funded programmes and projects.
With supervision from the Internal Auditor, evaluate maximum compliance on all types of financial, accounting, administrative and operational control systems;
To conduct physical verification of all tangible assets of the organization and identify their locations;
To pay regular visits to programme areas and partners to ensure that procedures and guidelines specified in the Policy documents are properly adhered to.
Review accounting records and systems within the overall context of the organization’s internal control network;
With guidance from the Internal Auditor, examine financial and operating information for management, including detailed testing of transactions and reports;
Jointly review the level of compliance in respect of corporate policies, plans, procedures, guidelines, laws and regulations;
Other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Internal Auditor.
Qualifications and Requirements:
First degree in Accounting is essential
Student Membership of ICAN is desirable

At least 1-2 years post NYSC experience in Auditing or Accounting is essential
Cognate reporting experience is essential
Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general) & experience in handling cash is essential

Fluency in spoken and written English language
Highly numerate
Excellent planning and prioritization skills
Excellent (proven) interpersonal and both oral and written communication skills
Personal Qualities:

Creative and takes initiative.
Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
Should be willing to travel widely & at short notice.
Team player
Effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives
Programme Intern, Governance
Job Specifications:

Full Time
Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
Job Description:
The Programme Interns’ position is an opportunity offered by ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) for young graduates to earn a post NYSC experience. It is therefore both a learning and value-adding relationship between interns and AAN.
The intern is expected to take advantage of the space offered for experience gathering, self-development while providing quality service to ActionAid Nigeria.
Overall purpose

The Programme Intern will be responsible for supporting the effective programme implementation of the Breaking Barriers (NORAD) project as well as the Governance unit.
Specific Responsibilities
Programme Support:

Support implementation of project activities
Provide administrative support during project workshops, seminars and meetings
Support with proper documentation of consultancy agreements and other relevant documents for implementation of projects
Take notes and provide reports at the Project’s internal meetings and at other meetings when required
Support the development of monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and annual budgets in accordance with ongoing activities and plans for the year.
Participate in any programme, procedure or strategy to enhance the goal and objectives of the unit’s projects
Ensure judicious use of resources for activities and that expenditures are within agreed plans and in accordance with AAN financial policies or project framework
Support the unit to develop systems and manage the process of timely programme and other reporting, including following up on internal and external reports and ensuring compliance with Terms of Reference and consultancies
Administrative Support:

Ensure proper documentation and filing of reports for the projects in the unit
Support advance and retirement processes; and obtaining of requisitions from the Administrative Unit
Liaise with logistics department for all logistical support for team members
Liaise with selected service providers to ensure timely delivery of services during workshops, conferences, seminars and meetings
Support in processing payment vouchers for disbursement of funds for project activities
Assume any other responsibilities relevant to the position as assigned by the Project Coordinators and Manager, Governance
Qualifications and Requirements:
First degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities is essential

At least 1-2 years post NYSC experience in related fields is essential
Experience in Programmes and administration is essential

Fluency in spoken and written English language
Highly numerate
Excellent planning and prioritization skills
Multi-tasking skills
Excellent (proven) interpersonal skills
Negotiation skills
Experience in supporting training/meetings
Personal Qualities:

Creative and takes initiative.
Team player
Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment
Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
Ability to relate with AAN’s mission values, and objectives
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidate for “Recruitment at ActionAid (AA) Nigeria” should click the button below to apply.

Click here for more information (PDF)


Only applications submitted online will be considered.
ActionAid offers competitive terms of employment. Applications from women and candidates from the North East and North West are particularly encouraged.
While we respect all applicants, interview dates will be communicated only to shortlisted candidates.
Deadline: July 22, 2020
to apply

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