General Recruitment / Consulting

Executive Interns (Tax & Audit) at Discovery Cycle Professionals

Discovery Cycle Professionals (A Division of Discovery Cycle Limited) is a global network of experienced academics and consultants assembled to provide world-class knowledge-based services globally. DCP has diverse experience across different professional fields and offers a wide-range of multi-disciplinary professional services. DCP has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the years, DCP has developed a wide range of multi-disciplinary professional services covering both the private and public sectors of the economy through the “DCP Ecosystem”.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Intern

Location: Abuja
Reports to: Associate Partner, DCP

Main Function

  • To assist in account management, and corporate alliances in determining productivity; to analyze project budgets and drive milestones and deliverables with internal and external stakeholders.

Knowledge and Competences

  • Experience in financial data reporting and audit coordination.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Must be able to operate in a performance driven organization.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Time management skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Other transferable skills.

Skills/Physical Competencies

  • Capable legal researcher.
  • Good writing skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good communication and analytical skills.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • A willingness to be flexible according to the current demands of the organization.
  • Analytic, with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure.
  • Proactive.
  • Continual self-development.
  • Goal and quality oriented.

Behavioral Qualities

  • Ethically driven.
  • Assertive.
  • Excellence and quality oriented.
  • Remarkable attention to detail.
  • Must be discreet and able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and efficient, with good judgment.
  • Resourceful and efficient in completing tasks with strong follow through skills.
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities.


  • Candidates must possess a Degree in Accounting or any other relevant field.
  • A master’s degree is an asset.
Role Responsibilities
Role and Task Complexities:

  • Assist in Negotiating with stakeholders to achieve the best overall results
  • Communicates to the Associate Partner, DCP on execution timelines, milestones, and success metrics with various units
  • Assist in Ensuring that all accounts are reconciled and reviewed on a monthly basis
  • Assist in Preparing and distributing various reports and updates on the status of the programme to various target audiences
  • Review clients’ projects and offer professional and technical consultation
  • Identifies profitable firms, prepares business proposals and delivers
  • Assist in Preparing accounts and financial records as may be assigned
  • Engages in delivery of clients projects
  • Assist in the Re-engineering and implementation of existing processes to reflect ideal consultancy industry standards
  • Proactively identify and eliminate inefficiencies within units and company at large
  • Provide monthly cash book/bank reconciliation statements
  • Keep adequate security of all cash/cheques made available to your custody
  • Account for all imprest cash in your custody
  • Undertakes any other reasonable duties/projects which may be required from time to time
  • Assist in Developing policies to guide the execution of new revenue streams and ensure strict adherence to existing revenue accounting, billing and collection policies and processes
  • Ensure revenue reporting accounting, billing and collection management is in line with global best practice
  • Provide oversight on the accurate and timely recognition of all DCPs revenue and direct costs (Gross Margin) by ensuring data integrity and completeness
  • Implement the revenue accounting and collection management work programs and plans in line with agreed procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist in Ensuring that accurate analysis and information is provided in the monthly management report.

Idea Generation:

  • Developing independent ideas to ensure DCP’s vision is actualized.

Other Specification

  • Applicants MUST meet all the specified conditions before applying

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV/Resume and Cover letter to:

Note: Candidate must be resident in Abuja and should be able to resume within short notice

Deadline: Friday, 4th November, 2016.

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