Intern at Preston Associates International Development (PAID)



Preston Associates International Development (PAID), a Nigerian based organization, provides evidence for improved development outcomes through research and specialized MEL support services. We work with international and domestic non-governmental organizations, national and state level government agencies / parastatals as well as bilateral and multilateral organizations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Intern
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Internship

Job Description

  • Process all approved payments in line with standard practices with appropriate supporting documents
  • Provide administrative and technical support to Admin and Programs teams to ensure that all advances are retired in line with approved guidelines
  • Support the Finance officer in processing funds disbursement.
  • Monitor the expenditures and report to the Finance officer to ensure that program funds are utilized appropriately
  • Efficiently manage office petty cash
  • Liaise with different budget holders to ensure budget control
  • Assisting in monitoring procurement procedures and expenses
  • Assist the Finance Officer to Receive and process vendor invoices and internal cheque requests. Maintain open files for purchase orders, pack/receive slips and match to invoices. Verify invoices for quantity, unit pricing, extensions, and applicable discounts. Obtain approval from appropriate personnel for payment of miscellaneous invoices.
  • Ensure all transactions are posted into the QUICKBOOKS accounting system
  • Filing of retired payment vouchers with supporting documents.
  • Uploading of all approved funds to various accounts through the Organization’s various online banking platform.
  • Assist the Finance officer in ensuring Donor reporting is completed, analyzed and shared with the Finance Manager.
  • Ensuring compliance with all donor procedures.
  • Tracking and reporting on financial aspects of grants
  • Carry out banking transaction and recording of daily lodgment and withdrawals
  • Assist the Finance officer to Administer payroll – Take responsibility for review and preparation of payroll records and processing of payroll checks and reports. Comply with all statutory deductions and remittances to appropriate authorities. Prepare payment advice/ pay slips for all employees and respond to questions and queries. Administer any incentive-based bonuses or commissions in accordance with laid down guidelines.
  • Audit – liaise with external and donor auditors in providing field information.
  • Perform other Administrative duties from time to time including but not limited to supervising operational and human resources functions and performing other duties as requested by your supervisor /CEO


  • BSc. in Accounting
  • Class of Degree- Second Class, upper division
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience


  • Strong written and oral communication
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Active learning
  • Clerical knowledge
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Time management
  • Systems analysis
  • Mathematical and deductive reasoning

N50,000 – N80,000 / month.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and current CV (with at least 3 referees) to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline  26th November, 2021.

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