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Accounting for International Development (A f I D)

Accounting for International Development (A f I D)

Accounting for International Development (A f I D)

Accounting for International Development (A f I D) offers accountants the opportunity to use their skills to make a genuine difference around the world whilst gaining hands-on experience in the International Development sector. Volunteer, Contract & Permanent assignments are tailored to your needs and form part of an ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity and long term sustainability of charities across Africa, Asia and South America.


Lilongwe, Malawi

14 Jan 2013

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Accountant for International NGO

Experienced volunteer accountant needed to support international NGO.

Lilongwe, Malawi

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Job Type:
Contract / Short-term
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Social Impact
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Our partner is an international NGO that improves access to water in the developing world. A volunteer accountant is required for 3+ months to mentor staff at the organisation's Country Office in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Two part-qualified staff would like mentoring and skill-strengthening in a broad range of areas:

-  Double entry book keeping, accrual basis of accounting                           

-  Account reconciliations     

-  Documentation of internal controls & financial procedures

-  Monthly management accounts    

-   Programme budgets

-   Organisational budgets      

-   Cash flow budgeting                                                                    

-   Budget-to-actual reporting                               

-   Preparation of annual financial statements  

-   Audit of annual financial statements

Accommodation will be provided at no cost.

This role would suit an experienced accountant who can work independently. The volunteer would need to develop their own work plan and make recommendations for improvement and be able to implement them. Strategic advice would also be appreciated.

Accounting for International Development (AfID) arranges tailor-made volunteer placements from 2 weeks to 2 years with charities all over the developing world.

You could be training Tanzanians in bookkeeping, budgeting for a school in El Salvador, financial reporting for a hospital in Thailand or mentoring an INGO's new FC in Cameroon.

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For more information please first view, contact us on +44 (0) 208 741 7000 or email

We also have a small number of UK based opportunities on our website.

Please forward our details to any accountants in your network you think would be interested in our work.
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