Internal Auditor

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Company:IntraHealth International
Category:Accounting & Auditing
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Nairobi

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS;

  • Baseline risk assessment: contribute to a baseline risk assessment and assist with and provide inputs to enhance the annual risk assessment of IntraHealth’s operations.
  • Audit work plan: Draft internal audit work plans and programs; discuss with the Senior Manager of Risk Management and the Director of Compliance in preparation for audits that span all major IntraHealth business processes. Work plans may include audits of IntraHealth’s subrecipients and reviews of IntraHealth’s subrecipient monitoring and implementation.
  • Internal control reviews: Conduct financial, regulatory, operational reviews, and compliance testing of policies and procedures to establish reliability and integrity of financial and operating information.
  • Identify operational risks and test controls: Analyze risks in relation to each process reviewed and test the effectiveness of the control design and whether the controls are operating effectively.
  • Results management and implementation:
    • Make recommendations on the systems, processes, operations and procedures reviewed; follow up agreed actions with country office leadership.
    • Conduct regular follow up of all open internal and external audit findings to ensure implementation by IntraHealth management.
    • Support and contribute to implementation strategies, best practices and innovative processes.
  • Monitor efficiency: Provide recommendations on how economy, effectiveness and efficiency can be improved for better use of resources.
  • Compliance: Assess country office attitude for compliance with donor agreements, regulations and IntraHealth’s policies and procedures.
  • Build capacity of staff: Make capacity building recommendations to country office teams when gaps in compliance / internal controls are identified.
  • Investigations: Investigate occurrences of indiscipline, fraud, embezzlement, waste and bring such occurrences to the attention of the director of compliance.
  • Reporting: Prepare and submit timely Internal audit reports to the director of compliance highlighting work done, findings and relevant recommendations.
  • Documentation: Prepare and retain comprehensive audit working papers for all key audit and compliance processes.
  • Coordination: Coordinate closely with the applicable regional finance business partners, regional human resource business partners and Contracts, Grants, and Procurement managers, to ensure efficient Finance and Administration monitoring of country offices.
  • Policies and Procedures: Review time to time the organization policies and procedures, tools and standards to detect weakness and recommend changes as they fit for the best practice and coherence.
  • Case register: Record fraud/mismanagement cases on the register, classify them and support all the reporting processes as needed.
  • Training: Participate in training plan, conduct training, and recommend opportunities for training.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field and 10 years of relevant work experience or a Master’s degree in a related field of study and at least 6 years of relevant work experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) qualification, or equivalent, required
  • Member of professional association of Internal Auditors, or equivalent required
  • Knowledge of USAID and other Federal programs fiscal and compliance requirements, principles and practices.
  • Understanding and interpretation of donor rules and guidelines, especially in supporting and monitoring complex health projects, including US government, United Nations, DFIDD, Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation, Global Fund, and other private foundations
  • Demonstrates a management style and cultural awareness that works in cooperation with others in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures, representing a wide range of interests and needs
  • Effective communicator with ability to communicate organization’s Code of Ethics, policies and procedures, and ability to motivate others with strong, honest leadership
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in French is highly preferred
  • Contract management experience highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with internal stakeholders (i.e. HR, Finance, Contracts and Grants, and Programs) and with external stakeholder groups (i.e. funders, government officials, private sector, civil society, faith-based)
  • Significant experience and ability working both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational and research skills with a thorough understanding of accounting principles, audit standards, procedures and techniques

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS;

  • Minimum noise levels in an office environment
  • Office environment requiring sitting at a desk most of the day, using hands to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Requires lifting of 0-10 lbs. occasionally or as needed
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally and domestically approximately 40% to 50%, at times to difficult to reach areas.

 

 

 

 

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