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Internal Auditor

Job Description

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and has invested over USD 380 million in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.


Location: National Office –Colombo (with extensive travel)

Job Profile

The Internal Auditor will assist the World Vision Lanka (WVL) Internal Audit Manager, in ensuring the effective & efficient functioning of the WVL internal Audit Team, in providing successful audit and advisory services within WVL, maintaining high standards of professional and social ethics. In addition, the position will contribute in implementing the Global Internal Audit(GIA) vision and strategic initiatives at National Office around risk management, governance and internal controls; and ensure compliance to established operational financial and other related accountability standards, policies and procedures at World Vision Lanka.

Required key qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline from a recognized university OR part qualifications in any of the following internationally recognized Professional Accounting/Auditing body: CIA (Certified Internal Audit), ACCA (Association of Certified Charted Accountants), CA (Chartered Accountant) CPA(Certified Public Accountant) CIMA(Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

  • Proven experience in Risk Based Auditing

  • Minimum of 03 years’ experience in auditing at a public accounting or internal/external audit environment

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills in English & Sinhala/Tamil

  • A team player with good interpersonal skills & cross-cultural sensitivity

  • commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement

  • Willing to travel extensively as required

  • Not for Profit/Development sector experience will be an added advantage

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 18th June, 2017

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children