Call for Expression of Interest for an External Auditor for the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy & Development (Centre LSD).
The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established under Nigerian laws to build strategic leadership for sustainable development in Africa. The mission of the Centre is to work with forces of positive change to empower citizens to transform society. The Centre is guided by the values of transparency and accountability; integrity; feminism; diversity; dignity of the human person and Pan-Africanism.
The Centre’s thematics are focused on issues of leadership (leadership and leader development), Strategy (Strategic plan formulation and organizational development (policy advocacy, democratic governance, elections, oil and gas issues, budgets, etc).
The Centre currently seeks expression of interest from qualified external auditor
•The auditor is expected to carry out the audit of the project in accordance with the International Standards on Auditing (ISA).
•The auditor shall present the audit report to the board of trustee and issue a management letter if there are issues that need to be addressed.
•The Auditor is expected to express a professional opinion(s) on the financial position of Centre LSD as it relates to various projects and expenditures incurred.
•The Auditor shall assess the level of compliance with all applicable Government registration requirements as well as with all other statutory requirements as applicable and advise the management.
•Assessing levels of application of, and compliance with donor’s management guidelines as contained in the grants agreement.
•Assess whether appropriate supporting documents, records and books of accounting have been kept.
•Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the accounting and overall internal control system to monitor expenditure and other financial transactions and ensure safe custody of project financed assets and that they were used for the intended purpose.
• Assess whether the project assets are real, used for intended purpose and are properly recorded and managed in the fixed assets register in accordance with Centre LSD policies.
c) Eligibility criteria for Researcher(s) and Consultant(s)
Applicants must possess the following:
•Current practising licence with ICAN
•The firm must be registered with the office of the Auditor General of the Federation
•Past experience in similar work of this nature
•Qualifications and competence of the key staff for the Assignment
•Six (6) or more years’ experience of similar work in the past.
d) Deadline for Submission
All interested applicant(s) are expected to submit Expressions of Interest on/or before Wednesday 18th of April 2018. Only e-applications will be welcomed.
e) Selection process
During the selection process, Centre LSD will ensure:
· Confidentiality and
Send cover letter and completed Expression of Interest to firstname.lastname@example.org addressed to:
The Programme Director
African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD)
Suite 27-29, 2nd floor, Tolse Plaza,
4 Franca Afegbua Crescent
Off Samuel Jereton Mariere Road,
Near Apo Legislative Quarters,
Zone E, Apo.
P.O Box 20298
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the deadline.
Click HERE to download the full call for expressions of interest.