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Internal Auditor

Job Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Internal Auditor

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 17 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Internal Auditor. The position will be based in Kigali at the Head Office and reporting to the Audit Manager.

Purpose of the position:

The primary purpose of the position is to provide an independent objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. This will be done by using a systematic approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes of WVR.

This will be achieved in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA), the US Government Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAGAS) for US Government Funding and World Vision’s Finance Manual on Internal Audit policies and procedures.

In order to succeed, the Internal Auditor must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others – must be a role model, practice servant leadership and be an ambassador for WV ministry in areas where WVR has operations

The major responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the Risk Based Annual Planning process: contribute to the preparation of the annual audit plan as will be directed by the Audit Manager.

  • Ensure the preparation of pre - audit information and coordinate receipt of information from the auditees before the fieldwork.

  • Conduct detailed risk-based audit work and document findings of all allocated assignments within prescribed Audit Plan time lines.

  • Review, assess and analyze data obtained for evidence of high risk deficiencies in internal control, duplication of efforts, extravagance, fraud and non-compliance with local laws, government regulations and management policies and procedures.

  • Engage in special assignments (international assignments, investigations, reviews etc).

  • Prepare Audit Reports of audit results and recommendations to management using good written skills.

  • Assist the Audit Manager in the preparation of audit reports for quarterly presentation to WVR senior leadership team; also participate in the meetings as required.

  • Conduct review and validation of the implementation of audit recommendations and update the Observation Tracking Tool (OTT).

  • Ensure WV GIA quality audit standards are maintained during all phases of assigned audits not limited to timely audit binder setup and technical execution of audits during field work

  • Develop and submit timely audit files and reports to the Audit Manager for review

  • Ensure timely resolution of audit review feedback from Audit Manager.

  • Engage in capacity building sessions for field staff (Auditees) on risk management and risk-based integrated audit approach, during audit field work.

  • Maintains Continuing professional Education (CPE) as required

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • A university degree in Accounting/business/Finance, Development studies or other related studies. A post graduate degree in Accounting /Management/Statistics/Development studies would be an added advantage;

  • Must have professional accounting qualifications with minimum of CPA or ACCA, with an up-to-date membership status. Professional certification in internal audit such as CIA/CISA/CFE are an added advantage.

  • Minimum four years of professional experience in auditing (external or internal), accounting, finance, Design, Monitoring & Evaluation.

  • Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian industry, in particular Program implementation, sponsorship and Design monitoring and evaluation preferred.

  • Must have experience with personal computing, email and general office productivity software (Microsoft Office Suite). A working knowledge of computerized accounting systems (e.g. Sun System or Sun 6 & OLAP) would be an added advantage.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is 30th October 2017; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks