Internal Auditing Coordinator job at Church World Service
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Vacancy title:
Internal Auditing Coordinator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Church World Service

Deadline of this Job:
23 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 09, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Internal Auditing Coordinator

Primary Purpose
The Internal Auditing Coordinator is a member of the leadership team. The main function of this role is to perform financial, operational, system and process audits of the organization’s functions, and to report on the adequacy, or otherwise, of the internal controls and risk management as a safeguarding to CWS Africa mission.

Essential Duties
• Develop and manage auditing plans using appropriate risk-based methodology including control concerns identified by management.
• Implement the internal annual audit plan, as approved, including, as appropriate, any special tasks or projects requested by management, and report periodically on the status and results of the audit plan
• Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control and risk management processes
• Undertake review of systems of internal controls maintained by CWS to safeguard financial and physical assets and making recommendations to correct any weaknesses.
• Liaise with the external auditors as appropriate, for the purpose of providing optimal audit coverage
• Carry out special audits and investigations as may be required by management in case fraudulent activity is suspected
• Carry out value for money audits to ensure that resources are acquired economically, used efficiently, deployed effectively and adequately protected; in achieving plans and objectives in operations, programs, and program support
• Review and report to management on significant issues related to the processes for controlling the activities of CWS, including potential improvements to those processes.
• Reviewing all relevant programs and activities affected by industry regulations, including records, reports, and software
• Recommending and implementing changes to address procedures and practices that are not compliant with industry regulations
• Playing an active role in the maintenance and review of policies and procedures, including ensuring they are up to date with all legislation and best practices
• Analysing potential risks within the company and its practices to avoid possible compliance issues
• Tracking reported organization violations and the responses and plans regarding these allegations
• Analysing existing compliance records and making all necessary updates
• Compiling reports on the results of external and internal audits and presenting these reports to the relevant supervisors and department heads
• Follow up on the implementation of external audit recommendations
• Follow up on the implementation of internal audit recommendations and continuous monitoring of the control environment
• Adhere to quality, production, and customer service expectations
• Analyse operational practice, periodic reports, databases, records, and other forms of documentation to ensure compliance with established company and governmental regulations
• Document findings of tests and audits in work papers and memos and distribute to relevant supervisors and department heads upon completion
• Brief management on auditing findings and reports
• Collaborate with management to improve internal control mechanisms as needed
• Accept ownership of new auditing initiatives and enhance the compliance department’s reputation and effectiveness

• Minimum of 10 years’ work experience as an internal or external auditor in a managerial/Senior position required
• Experience in the INGO sector at management level with supervisory duties in Kenya and at least one other African country is required
• Thorough understanding of US Government funding rules and regulations
• Experience working with multi country, multiyear USAID funding a plus

• Developed aptitude for statistical analysis
• Excellent written English communication and analytical skills
• Detail-oriented multitasker
• Commitment to objectivity
• Highly proficient and effective researcher

Education & Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s Degree preferred
• Must be a Certified Public Accountant-CPA(K) or equivalent certification with a good professional standing
• A member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) with a good standing

• Work and make decisions independently and contribute to overall operations at management levels
• Exercise good judgment and seek guidance as appropriate when confronted with unanticipated problems in the field
• Maintain a high-performance standard with attention to detail, completing tasks within set timeframes
• Exercise good judgement and seek guidance as appropriate when confronted with unanticipated problems
• Deal effectively and courteously with a large number of associates, outside agencies, refugees and members of the general public.
• Manage large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities
• Maintain the integrity of official records
• Analyze and solve complex problems and make sound decisions
• Work with minimal supervision
• Maintain a high-performance standard with attention to detail.
• Work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa
• Actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP)

Important Requirements
• Strong English communication skills, both written and oral
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment required
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and willingness to support CWS’ Platform on Racial Justice as a CWS employee required

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to Church World Service on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 23 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 10-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-09-2066
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