World Vision International

Regional Audit Manager

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION - Location can be anywhere in the Middle East & Eastern European Region where WVI is registered to operate

An audit manager partners with a company's senior managers, audit committee members and external auditors to plan audit assignments as per the annual audit plan. This expert works with various clients within the organization to ensure that internal audit activities and reviews are effective. A manager assigns fieldwork to audit seniors, reviews prior years' reports and talks with segment-level employees about progress on rectifying significant internal problems. An audit manager also reviews audit fieldwork, checks new findings, and issues a report to senior management and the audit committee.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

30%

Oversees audit assignments planning, field work, and audit reporting; prepares reports, and communicates findings and recommendations to line and senior management.

At least 85% of planned audits are initiated by year end and.

At least 85% of the audits are delivered on time.

20%

Suggests action to correct organization’s internal controls weaknesses. Check efficiency and knowledge of procedures’ implementation.

Provide high quality audit recommendation meant to reduce the Organization’s risks.

20%

Review audit work papers prepared by the audit staff in compliance with the Global Internal Audit and Institute of Internal Auditor standards.

All audit binders are revised before final audit report issuing.

20%

Responsible for the daily supervision of audit staff and responsible for the development of audit staff and the completion of performance evaluations

Perform SMART performance objective setting, mid-year and year-end appraisal for all supervised staff in due time.

10%

Communicates the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management and the Board of Directors

Issue at least 75% of the audit reports in due time. All reports should have high quality.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

1. Bachelor degree in Audit, Accounting, Finance or related field.

Additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  1. Proven capability of presenting results to senior management

  2. Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors

  3. Four (4) plus years of audit experience in public accounting or internal/external audit

  4. Risk Based auditing proven experience

  5. Experience in managing teams

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Professional audit certifications (ACCA, CPA, CIA, CISA) finalised or in advanced stage of certification process

  2. Must be able to effectively work with new and changing situations including new regulations; where there may not always be a readily apparent solution

  3. Good analytical, interpersonal, time management, research, and communications skills

  4. Cross cultural experience

Additional work experience preferred for this position.

  1. Well-travelled and experience in dealing with cross cultures

  2. Good understanding of non-profit industry.

  3. Knowledge of the WVI business and systems is an added advantage.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

  • This role involves facilitation and coordination of a virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-culturally team.