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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...

Volunteer

Location:
Africa, United Kingdom

Posted:
4 Apr 2014

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Employer tags:
Industry:
Accounting
Charity
NGO
Consulting
Recruitment
Social Enterprise
HR & Recruitment
CSR
Esc Factor:
Exotic
Entrepreneurial
Social Impact
Exciting Brand
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Globe-Trotting Finance Professionals; Are you looking to travel and utilise your skills to assist those less fortunate?

You could be using your accounting knowledge to train and mentor local staff at some great charities in Africa, Asia and South America!

Africa, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Job Type:
Part-time
Contract / Short-term
Full-time
Remote Working
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Exotic
Social Impact
Function:
Accounting
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If you want to use your accounting skills to help those less fortunate, or want to begin a career in international development, then look no further. You could swap Britain for Burundi, Canada for Cambodia or New Zealand for Nepal as early March 2014!
 
Accounting for International Development (AfID) arranges voluntary placements tailor-made to fit your availability, skills and preferences.  We support more than 170 NGOs, charities and community organisations across 34 countries and we desperately need the assistance of more volunteer accountants, of all ages and specialisms, to coach and mentor some amazing local people.

Programmes focus on one or many of the following:
  • Organisational needs assessment/ Risk & Controls Internal Audit
  • Budget preparation and analysis,
  • The review & implementation of financial controls
  • Internal and external (donor) reporting review and guidance
  • Developing financial procedures
  • Financial planning, cash-flow forecasting & audit preparation
  • Coaching & mentoring new or inexperienced FMs/FOs and CDs.
  • Review and development of local income generation activities

If you want to use your specialism to help local accountants in the developing world, whether it be during your holiday, in-between jobs or if you are retired, please get in contact and help us make a difference!
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