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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 Int...


World Wide, India

21 Feb 2013

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Mentor Accountant for Indian Charity

Are you looking for a career in international development?

World Wide, India

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Job Type:
Contract / Short-term
Senior Level
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Accounting for International Development works to build the financial management capacity of charities across Africa, Asia and South America, ultimately making them more sustainable and appealing to international donors.

Our placements expose finance professional to the NGO/development sector and make an excellent stepping stone for those considering a career move.

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The charity:

We are currently working with a charity which provides rickshaw drivers and cart operators with the means to self-employment by enabling them to buy, rather than rent, their rickshaws.

This bottom-up pricing model allows them to recycle capital to new customers and fund expansion over time. Advertising space on the rickshaws is also sold to supplement repayment income. A critical part of their consumer offering is the vocational support they provide. This includes the provision of legal licenses—something drivers cannot legally access as daily renters – insurance, uniforms, photo identity cards, and access to no frills banking. These services significantly enhance quality of life for the rickshaw drivers/cart operators, and they also improve the charity’s competitive position, and reduce repayment risk.

The role:

They currently have very capable finance staff. They would like the support of an experienced accountant to evaluate their existing processes and controls, and reporting procedures, strengthening them and training the finance staff appropriately. Long-term, they are looking to be become more attractive to investors and they would like advice on scaling up. 

Please see our website www.afid.org.uk first then email your CV to info@afid.org.uk for more information.

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