External Auditor at Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD)

The Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD) is the only umbrella body of all associations (clusters) of Disabled People's Organization (DPOs), as well as civil society organizations working on disability issues in Nigeria recognized by governments at national, state and local levels. JONAPWD has existed for over one decade, promoting the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs); advocating for inclusive laws and policies; and engaging with all sectors and stakeholders in the society to enhance social inclusion of PWDs. JONAPWD serves as a major institutional hub of disability information resources in Nigeria.We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: External AuditorLocation: AbujaJob SummaryTerms of Reference for the provision of External Audit services for the inclusive Education for Children with disabilities projects implementted by JONAPWD1.BackgroundJoint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD) is implementing a 4-year advocacy project from January 1 2014 - December 31 2018 titled ‘’Strengthening the Capacity of Disabled People’s Organizations and relevant stakeholders to promote transparency and accountability for Delivery of Inclusive Basic Education in Nigeria.”The project is focused on providing Inclusive Universal Basic Education for children with disabilities in 3 locations in Nigeria: Akwa-Ibom state, Kwara state and the FCT Abuja, with the support of USAID through its Strengthening Advocacy and Civic Engagement (SACE) programme in Nigeria.JONAPWD invites tenders from reputable consulting firms for the provision of external audit services to conduct a financial review of the project.Scope of WorkThe successful bidder will be required to perform the following types of external audits:Risk based audits (this includes, but are not limited to, audits on the Financial, Human Resource);Compliance audits;Performance audits;Audits on predetermined objectives (performance information);The Scope of External Audit work entails Testing and Evaluating the Adequacy and Effectiveness of the Organization's Systems of Internal Control and to make Recommendations:Review the effectiveness and efficiency of the financial and human resource management process.Appraising the effectiveness and efficiency with which resources are employed and identifying opportunities to improve operating performanceReview the reliability and integrity of financial and operating information and the means used to identify measure, classify and report such information.Review the systems established by management to ensure compliance with those policies, laws, regulations and controls that could have a significant impact on operations and determine whether the organizations is in compliance with itsfinancial, administrative and property management procedures and other relevant legislation that governs the organization.Ensure that the organization adheres to the corporate governance requirements as prescribed in the organization’s internal rules and regulations.Reviewing operations or programs to ascertain whether the results are consistent with established objectives or goals and whether the operations or programs are being carried out as planned.Execution of Audits Assignments will be as follows:Assignments are to be performed in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of External Auditing (Standards).The execution of each assignment shall be in accordance with the instructions the bidder will get from the client.In carrying out the work, the successful bidder must ensure its staff maintains their objectivity by remaining independent of the activities they audit.Location of Services:The required service of external audit will be rendered at JONAPWD Project Office as situated in Plot 23 A Crescent, Citec Estate, Mbora District, Jabi Abuja.

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