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Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families. Jhpiego-Kenya works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning.

We are currently recruiting an experienced individual with excellent technical skills, who is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Internal Auditor

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, Baltimore and the Country Director, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of key internal controls in Jhpiego Kenya offices.

·                     Conduct regular audits and risk assessments to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of operations, compliance with policies, procedures, statutory laws and the industry best practices; and provide recommendations and advice on improvements to Jhpiego’s systems and procedures
·                     Routinely review company accounts and financial control systems to evaluate and advise on the reliability and integrity of financial information and the efficient and effective use of resources
·                     Review the current policies, procedures and systems to ensure effective internal controls, and participate in development of new internal control initiatives
·                     Ensure that the organization’s assets are properly managed and safeguarded against loss
·                     Determine Jhpiego Kenya’s strategic risks and make recommendations on how these should be managed
·                     Develop an annual internal audit plan for the Kenya office with CFO and Country Director, and prioritize plan based on risks identified.
·                     Supervise activities of field based internal auditors and their plans.
·                     Work with CFO and HQ staff in developing a comprehensive standard audit program for use in other country offices
·                     Follow-up on the progress of implementation of internal and external audit recommendations
·                     Provide regular updates to management and staff on audit and compliance issues
·                     Conduct any ad-hoc audit, financial investigations, special reviews and investigations as and when requested.

·                     A Bachelors of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance. Masters degree preferred
·                     Certified Accountant and Auditor with CPA (K) and CIA (K) or equivalent. CISA qualification an asset
·                     A minimum of 5 years experience as auditor in an audit firm and experience in auditing NGOs
·                     Good understanding of internal audit including international trends and best practices, key areas of donor compliance.
·                     Excellent analytical and report writing skills
·                     Experience in auditing USAID or other donor-funded projects an asset
·                     Highly motivated, energetic, independent self starter with strong communication skills
·                     Ability to train and mentor other internal audit staff
·                     Demonstrate proficiency in IT particularly computer assisted audit techniques.

Interested applicants should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter by email to by 13th September 2013.

Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer

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