ActionAid (AA) Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, which is a global alliance of organizations 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 organization, 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-roots organizations.

  • Job Position: Finance Intern
  • Job Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The Finance Intern will contribute to maintaining adequate financial integrity in supporting quality and timely data input for the generation of financial reports.
  • S/he will be responsible for the timely processing of funds for program activities for AAN and contribute to strengthening the internal control and accounting systems of ActionAid Nigeria (AAN).
  • The Intern 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.
  • This is a standard 1-year program and non-renewable upon expiry.

Job Requirements
Education / Qualifications:

  • First Degree in Accounting / Finance is essential
  • Student Membership of ICAN is desirable


  • At least 1-2 years post NYSC experience, one (1) of which should have been spent on a finance position is essential
  • Experience in supporting the implementation of financial control systems is essential
  • Practical Knowledge of an accounting software EXCEL, WORD is essential

Skill / Abilities:

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

Closing Date
10th March 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should kindly download and complete the Internship Application Form and send your Applications in an MS Word attachment to: Jobopenings.Nigeria@actionaid.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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  • Only electronically submitted forms or CVs as applicable will be considered. Scanned application forms will be disregarded.
  • The subject line of emails must state clearly, the job title of the position applied for and location e.g “Finance Intern – Abuja”.
  • 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.

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