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Regional Internal Auditor

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Southern Africa Region where WVI is registered to operate.


The Regional Internal Auditor reports to the Regional Audit Manager. The Regional Internal Auditor must prove high standards of professional and social ethics and must accept full responsibility as the in-charge experienced auditor for regional engagements of varying size and complexity to include, provides support for planning for the various phases of the field work, carrying the work as delegated by the Senior or Regional Audit Manager (RAM), provide a summary of audit findings, criteria, risks and recommendations. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Perform the broadest range of auditing issues from start to finish (planning to completion), support larger and complex engagements, potentially one or more assignments simultaneously.

  • Perform digital analytics, Collaboration, Tending as means to arrive at audit evidence to support audit findings and recommendations.

  • Provide role of Advisor to Senior Leadership in absence of Senior and RAM.

  • Evaluate the client's internal controls using auditees Risk Registers, internal control documents, MWRAP; provide input to the audit program outlining the extent of sampling required, schedule the engagement.

  • Active engagement with senior management staff within the NOs in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit.

  • Ensure complete and timely engagement wrap-up to include preparation of audit or advisory reports.

  • Follow up evidence of implementation of audit findings as per auditee “audit implementation plan’’ to ensure audit matters arising are fully resolved.

  • Carry out special reviews and investigations were deemed necessary as approved by GC Director for Investigations and RAD.

  • Maintain Continuing Education (CPE) by attending online courses or professional seminars and trainings. The incumbent should maintain a minimum of 40 units/year.

  • Maintain an audit presence and history of audits per project/grant as needed based on available resources and use of GRC.


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

  • Professional audit certifications (ACCA, CPA, CIA, CISA).

  • Maintain a current knowledge base of audit industry practices and to ensure best practices as always considered.

  • Perform all assigned audit duties in a manner that reflects the highest professional standards and complies with the guidelines of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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

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

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

  • Three (3) plus years of audit experience in public accounting or internal/external audit or WV experience in finance and/or grants.

  • Proven experience in Risk Based Auditing.

  • Cross cultural and multi faith experience.

  • Exposure to various accounting systems.


  • Preferred English. Fluency in Portuguese and French is an added advantage.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Computer skills (office application, accounting systems is a plus).

  • Good English writing and communication skills.

  • Knowledge in Audit software packages.

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

  • Good understanding of non-profit industry.

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

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.

  • This role involves working in a virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-culturally team.