SRI LANKA | Finance Volunteer @ NGO Engaging Youth Via Education | 3 Weeks +

Exciting opportunity for an adventurous accountant looking to gain international experience and volunteer for an organisation engaging young people through education in Banarawela, Sri Lanka.

Accounting for International Development offers every type of accountant, from anywhere in the world, the opportunity to use their skills to make a genuine differnce whilst gaining hands-on experience in the International Development sector. Since our formation in 2009 over 1,300 accountants, including more than 100 Canadians, have made an extraordinary difference to our charity partners by volunteering overseas. Volunteer Accounting Assignments of between 2 weeks and 6 months form part of our ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity of charities in over 50 countries. Click APPLY for more...


Our partner supports local entrepreneurs setting up businesses in the field of education. They aim to empower individuals and organisations to take responsibility for themselves and their futures, their families and their goals. They are engaging young people through education.

You will begin with an internal review of their existing financial procedures, system and controls. You will be making and implementing your recommendations for best practice as appropriate for the capacity and resources of the team. You will be providing training on new procedures, tools and policies introduced to enable staff to maintain your implementations. You will also create a financial procedures manual.

Our partner is due their next audit in March 2020, you will be ensuring they are prepared for this. You will be working with the Country Manager and Head of the Banarawela centre, reviewing their country and centre systems.

Affordable accommodation available.


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We are confident you’ll encounter a variety of new and exciting challenges, share new experiences with inspiring people and learn skills that will give you confidence to face challenges in other areas of your life. You’ll be inspired and get back so much more than you give!