Senior Auditor

International Rescue Committee
Nairobi, Kenya
Competitive salary
22 Sep 2021
21 Oct 2021
Job role
Requisition ID: req19669

Job Title: Senior Auditor

Sector: Compliance

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Director Internal Audit (New York), the Senior Internal Auditor will conduct audits of IRC locations and functions. The audits will be designed to identify risks to achieving the IRC's strategic, operational, reporting and compliance objectives; assess the adequacy of internal controls to mitigate identified risks; access the effectiveness and efficiency of IRC operations; and recommend appropriate actions to reduce associated risks. The audits will focus on evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of global and local processes and controls.

The Senior Internal Auditor will not only strive to provide the highest level of professional service but also maintain the highest ethical standards and due professional care in their work.

Major Responsibilities:
• Assist the Senior Director Internal Audit in planning Country Office and functional audits, special reviews and investigations.
• Conduct Country Office and functional audits, special reviews and investigations.
• Draft audit findings that clearly describe the conditions, criteria, cause and effect and recommendations to correct identified deficiencies.
• Assist the Senior Director Internal Audit in monitoring progress of the corrective actions by management to correct identified deficiencies.
• Assist the Senior Director Internal Audit in continuously improving the audit process through new tools and techniques.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's degree in business related field

Certificates or Licenses: CPA/CA or CIA or actively pursuing one of these certifications

Work Experience:
• Minimum 2 years of external or internal auditing experience
• Experience working in the Not-for-Profit or INGO sectors or grant supported organizations

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
• Communications - Written and Oral English
• COSO Internal Control Framework
• Auditing Principles and Techniques
• Process Documentation
• Data Analysis
• Risk Management Principles and Techniques
• MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and VISIO

Language Skills: Fluency in French a plus

Working Environment:
• Position is based in Nairobi, Kenya with a standard office work environment
• Travel up to 50% including travel to underdeveloped countries

Standards of Professional Conduct : The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way - Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Equality, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.