Secretary Job At Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)


Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

Secretary Job Vacancy At Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

A Secretary job vacancy is currently available at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified individuals who possess all the below-listed criteria.


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1965 to:

(i) determine what standards of knowledge and skill are to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the accountancy profession and to raise those standards from time to time as circumstances may permit;

(ii) secure following the provision of the Act, the establishment and maintenance of the registers of fellows, associates and registered accountants entitled to practice as accountants and auditors and to publish from time to time a list of those persons;

(iii) perform, through the Council of the Institute, all other functions conferred on it by the Act. As the foremost professional accounting body in the West African sub-region, in 1982, ICAN initiated and contributed significantly to the formation of the Association of Accounting Bodies in West Africa (ABWA). In fulfilling its mission, the Institute has over the years certified 38,000 Chartered Accountants who are engaged in value creation in various sectors of the economy. Apart from being in professional practice, ICAN members are engaged in the three tiers of public service as well as the private sector.


  • This position is responsible for providing quality support for the Institute towards the maintenance of effective corporate governance, efficient administration of its organization.

Secretary Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative and corporate supports to all the department’s functions and activities;
  • Takes and prepares minutes at the meeting and circulates resolutions for effective implementation;
  • Schedules meetings and prepares claims for members;
  • Assists in communicating decisions to the appropriate departments for effective implementation;
  • Oversees the departmental registry functions;
  • Files and retrieves documents as appropriate and;
  • Liaises with other departments for effective planning and management.


  • Applicants must possess a minimum of HND in Office Technology or other related fields.
  • Relevant professional qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience.
Skills / Competencies:
  • The right person for this role must have good hands-on knowledge of administration, secretarial functions and corporate governance.
  • The role also requires report writing and listening skills, strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, confidence, integrity and demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse groups of people and work under pressure.

How To Apply for Secretary Job

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

The application deadline is 17th November.


  • Multiple applications will lead to disqualification
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.