Jan 16, 2018

Job by World Vision Ethiopia: Internal Auditor

  • World Vision Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Job Description

Internal Auditor



Job Description

As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver integrated programs with target communities through its 68 Area programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.  WVE envisions a thriving organization where our strong leadership at all levels results in improved delivery of results for children.

Purpose of the position:


The primary purpose of the position is to perform audits as assigned by the Audit Manager. The Internal auditor assists the Audit Manager to provide an independent objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. This will be done by using a systematic approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes of World Vision Ethiopia (WVE)

This will be achieved in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA), the US Government Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAGAS) for US Government Funding and World Vision’s Finance Manual on Internal Audit policies and procedures.

Major Responsibilities:

Technical Execution

  • Participate in the Risk Based Annual Planning process: contribute to the preparation of the annual audit plan as will be directed by the Audit Manager. 

  • Ensure the preparation of pre - audit information and coordinate receipt of information from the auditees before the fieldwork.

  • Conduct detailed risk-based audit work and document findings of all allocated assignments within prescribed Audit Plan time lines.

  • Review, assess and analyze data obtained for evidence of high risk deficiencies in internal control, duplication of efforts, extravagance, fraud and non-compliance with local laws, government regulations and management policies and procedures.

  • Engage in special assignments (international assignments, investigations, reviews etc).

  • Prepare Audit Reports of audit results and recommendations to management using good written skills.

  • Assist the Audit Manager in the preparation of audit reports for quarterly presentation to WVE  Senior Leadership team; also participate in the meetings as required.

  • Conduct review and validation of the implementation of audit recommendations and update the Observation Tracking Tool (OTT).

Quality Assurance

  • Ensure WV GIA quality audit standards are maintained during all phases of assigned audits not limited to timely audit binder setup and technical execution of audits during field work

  • Develop and submit timely audit files and reports to the Audit Manager for review

  • Ensure timely resolution of audit review feedback from Audit Manager

Capacity building

  • Engage in capacity building sessions for field staff (Auditees) on risk management and risk-based integrated audit approach, during audit field work.

  • Maintains Continuing professional Education (CPE) as required


Job Requirements

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal causes or self-education, prior work experience or on-the-job training:

  • Must have a university degree in Commerce, Accounting/Business/Social Sciences or related fields. A graduate degree in Accounting or Management/Statistics would be an added advantage. If not a graduate should have other qualifying experience or education in auditing or accounting for at least three years.

  • Should  have professional auditing or accounting qualifications with minimum of CIA, CPA or ACCA, with an up-to-date membership status. Professional memberships in IIA/CISA/CFE are also required.

  • Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian industry, in particular Program implementation, Design monitoring and evaluation preferred.

  • Must have experience with personal computing, email and general office productivity software (Microsoft Office Suite). A working knowledge of computerized accounting systems (e.g. Sun System & Vision executive) would be an added advantage. 

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment:  Office-based with frequent travel to the field
  • Duty station: Addis Ababa
  • Travel:  50% travel is required.

Additional Requirements: Committed to WV’s vision, mission and core values. World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.



How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from http://docs.ethiojobs.net/wve-jaf.pdf ) and email before the closing date of this announcement to recruitment_ethiopia@wvi.org


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