• Account Intern​ at Youngstars Foundation

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    Date Posted: 2019-03-15

    Youngstars Foundation is one of Africa’s unique, life-changing youth organization operating in Abuja, Nigeria. We are hiring an Account Intern in Abuja

    Job Description

    • Under the direction of the Director of Accounts, the Account Assistant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the foundation and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.
    • Assist in accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
    • Work with the Director of Accounts to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, fiscal year budgets including financial status of sub-projects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
    • Assist the Director of Accounts and other supervisory staff in monitoring sub-project budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
    • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
    • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of the foundation.
    • Review the work of sub-grantees for accuracy and proper report content.
    • Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.
    • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
    • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
    • Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.


    • B.S/B.A/HND in Accounting, Banking, and Finance or its recognized equivalent
    • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related position.
    • Familiarity with non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.

    Basic DNA:

    • Highly creative, innovative and can generate ideas.
    • Passionate about development and young people.
    • Self motivated and meets deadlines.
    • Enjoys team spirit and collaboration.
    • Tolerant and respectful of other tribes, religion and nationality.
    • Open to learning.
    • Zero tolerance for norm and routine.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates send their Application Letters, CV and recent Passport Photograph to: jobs@youngstarsfoundation.org

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