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International Rescue Committee 

Vacancy: Senior Internal Auditor
 
Sector: Finance 

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type: Regular 

Employee Category: Full Time

Background / IRC Summary:
 The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. 

Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. 

At work today in over 40 countries and 16 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.



Job Overview / Summary: Reporting to the Senior Manager Internal Audit (Nairobi), the Senior Internal Audit 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 Audit 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
  • Risk Management Principles and Techniques
  • Auditing Principles and Techniques
  • Data Analysis
  • Process Documentation
  • 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
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Vacancy: Manager, Internal Audit
 
Sector: Finance

Location: Kenya

Employee Type: Regular

Employee Category: Full Time 

Background / IRC Summary:
 The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.

Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. 

At work today in over 40 countries and 16 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Job Overview / Summary:
 Reporting to the Senior Manager Internal Audit (Nairobi), the Manager Internal Audit 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 Manager Internal Audit 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:
  • Plan and conduct Country Office and functional audits, special reviews and investigations.
  • Manage work plans and supervise project staff as required.
  • Prepare audit reports that include conclusions and recommendations to correct identified deficiencies and review with appropriate location/function management.
  • Monitor progress of the corrective actions by management to correct identified deficiencies.
  • Assist the Senior Manager Internal Audit (Nairobi) 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

Work Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of external or internal auditing experience
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience
  • Experience working in the Not-for-Profit or INGO sectors or grant supported organizations
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
  • Project Management
  • Communications – Written and Oral English
  • COSO Internal Control Framework
  • Risk Management Principles and Techniques
  • Auditing Principles and Techniques
  • Data Analysis
  • Process Documentation
  • 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
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

IRC leading the way from harm to home. 

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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