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Internal Auditor NGO Job in Kenya - Jhpiego

Jhpiego is the lead partner of APHIAplus project in Zone 4, Eastern and Central provinces. APHIAplus, is a five-year project award from USAID for comprehensive health service delivery project to improve the health of Kenyans in the Eastern and Central region of the country.

Jhpiego will work closely with the Government of Kenya and a wide variety of non-government agencies to strengthen health care services throughout these provinces.

Reporting to the Country Director, the 
Internal Auditor will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance to the senior project team on the adequacy and effectiveness of key internal controls in the Kenya offices.


The position will be based in Embu.

Responsibilities:
  • Review the current project policies, procedures and systems in place to ensure effective internal controls
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of operations and compliance with policies, procedures, statutory laws and the industry best practices
  • Evaluate and advise on the reliability and integrity of information and the efficient and effective use of resources
  • Ensure that the project’s assets are properly managed and safeguarded against loss
  • Follow-up on the progress of implementation of recommendations from the senior project team
  • Participate in process and internal control improvement initiatives
  • Maintain a working relationship with external auditors and reviewers to ensure prompt implementation of their recommendations
  • Conduct special reviews and investigations as and when requested.
Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Qualified accountant with CPAK, ACCA or equivalent. CIA and/or CISA qualification will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years experience as auditor in an audit firm and experience in auditing NGOs or held similar position in an NGO
  • Good understanding of internal audit including international trends and best practices
  • Excellent analytical and report- writing skills
  • Working knowledge of USAID compliance requirements will be an asset
  • Highly motivated, energetic, independent self starter with strong communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in IT particularly computer assisted audit techniques.
Interested applicants should send a CV and detailed cover letter to the following email address by 7th April 2011: HR-Kenya@jhpiego.net indicating how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

A competitive remuneration will be offered according to qualifications and experience.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer

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