ActionAid Nigeria Jobs Recruitment [1 new]

ActionAid Job Recruitment. October, 2021 for:

  • Audit Officer

ActionAid (AA) Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, which is a global alliance of organisations working towards achieving a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. As a large and visible development organisation, we work in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Our expertise lies in community-led approaches to development and working through partnerships with the poor and other grass root organisations.

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Job Title: Audit Officer | ActionAid (AA) | Location: Abuja, Nigeria | Reporting to: Internal Auditor
Line Management: None


Grade: 6
Internal Relationships: Entire AAN team
External Relationships: Partners & other stakeholders

Job Purpose

  • 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.

Scope of Responsibility

  • Reviewing accounting records and systems within the overall context of the organisation’s internal control framework 
  • Examination of financial and operating information for management, including detailed testing of transactions and reports.
  • Reviewing the external operating environment for the effectiveness and efficiency of programme activities and the adequacy of non-financial controls.
  • Reviewing the level of compliance in respect of corporate policies, plans, procedures, guidelines, laws, and regulations.

Specific Responsibilities

  • To audit statutory accounts and ancillary records (cash and bank, payroll, creditors and accruals, debtors and prepayments, imprests, floats, and petty cash etc.)
  • To conduct audits of local implementing partners and ActionAid Nigeria funded programmes and projects.
  • To evaluate maximum compliance on all types of financial, accounting, administrative and operational control systems.
  • To conduct physical verification of all tangible assets of the Organisation and identify their physical existence or 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.
  • Obtain, analyse, and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion and cost saving measures
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Internal Auditor.

Persons Specifications
Education / Qualifications:
Essential:

  • First Degree in Accounting.

Desirable:

  • Membership of accounting professional bodies.

Experience:
Essential:

  • At least three years post NYSC experience in Auditing
  • Cognate reporting experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word & Outlook (MS Office in general) & experience in handling cash.

Desirable:

  • Ability to use SUN accounting system
  • Experience in working with international development of NGO agencies.

Skill Abilities:
Essential:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English language
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills
  • Ability to think Strategically
  • Excellent (proven) interpersonal and both oral and written communication skills.

Desirable:

  • Strong analytical / problem solving skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills.
  • Negotiation 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
  • Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision
  • Effectively promote the AAN’s mission values, and objectives

Application Closing Date
18th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their completed Application Forms in an MS Word attachment to: [email protected] using the Job Title and location e.g. ‘Audit Officer – Abuja’ as the subject of the mail.

Click Here To Download Application Form (MS Word)

Note

  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered.
  • Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
  • 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.

Job Title: Programme Intern, Governance | ActionAid | Job Location: Abuja | Job Reporting To: Project Coordinator(We-YOU Pro)

Summary

  • 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 Campaign for inclusion of women and young people in political and governance processes (We-YOU Pro) in 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 Coordinator and Manager, Governance.

Key Working Relationships
Internal Relationships:

  • Entire AAN staff.

External Relationships:

  • Service Providers, Consultants and relevant Government Agencies.

Persons Specification
Education / Qualifications:

  • First Degree in Social Sciences or Arts / Humanities.

Experience:

  • Relevant NYSC experience in the related fields
  • Experience in Programmes and administration.

Skills / Abilities:

  • 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 support.ing 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 with minimum supervision
  • Ability to relate with AAN’s mission values, and objectives.

Application Closing Date
8th September, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should complete Application Form below and send in MS Word attachment to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

Click here for the Application Form

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Note

  • Only electronically submitted forms will be considered. Submitted CVs will be disregarded.
  • Subject line of emails must state clearly, job title of position applied for and location.
  • 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.
  • ActionAid is committed to preventing any form of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (including child abuse and adult at-risk abuse in line with our Child Safeguarding policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; and Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse at Work Policy and Overarching SHEA and Safeguarding Policy; as well as our zero-tolerance approach to Safeguarding concerns.

Title: Finance Officer | ActionAid (AA) Nigeria | Location: Abuja | Contract: Fixed term
Grade: 6 | Responsible to: Finance Manager (Partnership)
Line Management: None

ActionAid (AA) Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, which is a global alliance of organisations working towards achieving a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. As a large and visible development organisation, we work in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and America. Our expertise lies in community-led approaches to development and working through partnerships with the poor and other grass root organisations.

  • The post holder will ensure maintenance of adequate financial integrity in supporting quality and timely data input for generation of financial reports, review and analyze accounting ledgers
  • S/he will also contribute to strengthening the internal control and accounting systems of ActionAid Nigeria and partner organizations.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assists in the preparation of financial reports as required by the project
  • Attend to project specific internal/external audit
  • Work with the Finance Manager on the financial planning processes of the long term (three-year planning) and short term (annual budgeting) plans that feed into the National Plans.
  • Work with other members of the project team in planning and forecasting 
  • Follow through ActionAid Nigeria communication procedures with donor and implementing partners
  • Strictly adhere to AA Nigeria policies and procedures and observance with agreement or donor Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
  • Support Implementing partners organisations’ grant management process
  • Provide organizational development support to Implementing partner organisations
  • Support capacity assessment, financial and accounting processes review, and prepare reports on partner organizations as may be assigned by the Finance ManagerPartnership
  • Provide financial support to fundraising and proposal writing for the organisation
  • Monitor and review staff advances, retirements, and post hold journals 
  • Responsible for reconciliation of projects, bank accounts and other assigned ledgers
  • Any other duties as assigned by line manager and Management.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Internal: All AAN staff
  • External: AAN Partners and other stakeholders.

  • First Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Relevant accounting professional certification

Experience:

  • At least three (3) years post NYSC experience, which should have been spent in a finance position.
  • Experience in implementing financial control systems
  • Development sector experience as a finance person.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Sound Practical Knowledge of any accounting software and Spreadsheets
  • Ability to work well with or without supervision
  • Ability to interface effectively with other members of staff and solve problems using own initiative
  • Knowledge of SUN accounting software is an added advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • High sense of integrity
  • Effectively promote AAN’s mission values, and objectives

Application Closing Date
2nd November, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should download, complete the Application Form below and send it together with their Applications in an MS Word attachment to: [email protected] using the Title and location e.g Finance Officer – Abuja as the subject of the mail.

Click here to download the Application Form (MS Word)

Click here for more information