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Internal Auditor – East African Region Career Opportunity

Job Title: Internal Auditor – East African Region
Company Profile: A multinational company that deals in the Manufacturing and Production of Nutritional and dairy products, coffee, tea, beverages, chocolate and confectionery
Reports to: Internal Audit Manager
Main Purpose of the Job
This is a special role entails auditing countries which are French or Portuguese speaking.Audit team members review and assess through formal audits of units (Head Offices, Factories, Distribution Centers, Sales Offices, Shared Service Centers, 3rd party providers, etc):

·         the existence and effectiveness of internal controls,
·         the reliability and integrity of financial & operational information,
·         the compliance to policies, instructions & guidelines, as well as local laws,
·         the control over and efficient use of company resources & assets.
Main Responsibilities
·         Proper stakeholder management through involvement during the audit planning stage to consider concerns on timing and audit scope, during audit progress to inform on audit results through clear and concise communication and getting commitment on action plans to address the improvement areas identified.
·         Conduct audits of assigned chapter in a timely manner, highlighting areas (audit issues and recommendations) which assist in improving the existence and effectiveness of internal controls, reliability and integrity of financial & operational information, compliance to policies, instructions & guidelines, as well as local laws, and efficient use of company resources & assets.
·         Assist Team Leader Auditor to perform risk based audit planning via review different sources of information (i.e. previous audit reports, operational performance reports, KPI’s, CSA results) and interviews with key stakeholders.
·         Audit Chapter completion in every audit mission, keeping Audit Team Leader informed on the audit progress with short, clear, value adding and business relevant audit remarks.
·         Document audit work in an organized, accurate and concise manner, clearly supporting the conclusions reached in the audits performed.
Key Competencies and Skills
·         Sound understanding of Internal Audit theory and local Governance/Legal/Compliance framework, as applicable.
·         Cross-functional knowledge of processes and internal controls (treasury, reporting, quality, safety, health, environment, security, regulatory, legal, etc.).
·         Working Knowledge of Audit Tools and IS7IT (IDEA, MS Access, Excel, GLOBE)
·         Developed Analytical / Structural thinking skills
·         Ability to generate relevant insights while understanding the bigger picture leveraging thorough knowledge of business drivers
·         Developed communication skills for negotiation with tact and diplomacy
·         Standard Project Management skills such as:
1.    Organization & Time Management
2.    Report (AR/AS) writing
3.    Working Paper organization
Required Qualifications
Academic Background:
·         Business Administration/Economics/ Engineering/ IT/Mathematics/Law
·         MSc (NGA required) and  MBA or CIA/CPA/CFA preferred
·         Proficiency in English (written and oral) and language of the home market (where applicable)
·         Business Experience (preferred)
·         Fluent in French or Portuguese
·         Over 5  years of audit experience
·         1-2 years of operational experience (Finance, SC, SalesMarketing, or Industrial Performance).
·         Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry experience
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line.
Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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