Key responsibilities will include:
Plan and implement financial, operational, management, compliance, and information system audits to ensure internal control frameworks are in place and operating efficiently.
Prepare the audit methodology and design audit tests and procedures to evaluate internal controls, operations and business risks identified.
Prepare reports on audit findings for discussion and clarification with the relevant senior management team.
Provide recommendations during monthly audit meetings towards improving the internal controls, business processes and the quality-of-service delivery.
Review specific projects relating to the organizations business processes, systems, controls and or operations as approved the Audit Risk and Finance committee or the as stipulated in the annual audit plan.
Review SHAF’s operations at appropriate intervals to ensure that the instructions, policies, and procedures set out by the management and the board to ensure proper internal controls are adequate, effective, and complied with.
Coordinate and facilitate external audit activities.
Conduct special audits and investigations as and when required.
Provide ongoing technical advice, support and quality assurance to the Board, Senior management team and organization.
Processes and Policies Compliance
Accountable for the proactive development, maintenance and updating of all audit plans and strategies.
Directs the identification and evaluation of the organization’s risk areas.
Development and maintenance of an Audit risk management framework and ensuring identified risks are appropriately reflected in annual work plans.
Development and maintenance of a robust performance audit program to assess and evaluate management’s effectiveness and efficiency use of Shelter Afrique resources.
Champion best practice in governance, objectively assess the adequacy of governance systems and management of existing risks, comment on responses to emerging risks and propose new developments.
Oversees the development and execution of the division’s annual risk-based audit work plan and the maintenance, modification, and monitoring of the same.
Fosters a culture of accountability and integrity within the division and the organization.
Implementing and overseeing governance processes for appropriate delivery of reports to the Audit Risk Committee
Implementation of robust, timely and accurate reporting to the Board on key findings from the audited areas.
Human Resources and Development
Build a high impact, high performance team to successfully execute the division’s work plan.
Develops and motivates team through leadership development and succession planning.
Encourages out-of-the-box thinking to develop more efficient and effective audit engagements.
Develops continuous staff performance evaluations to identify strengths and constructively address areas for improvement.
Encourage departmental staff to pursue professional development opportunities, including internal and external training and professional association memberships, and sharing information gained with co-workers.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Master’s degree in Accounting, Commerce Finance, Economics, or other business-related subjects
Relevant professional qualifications including CPA’s ACCA, CIA and or CISA.
Membership to a globally recognized professional body.
Proficient working knowledge in Microsoft office, Oracle Systems and Audit Software such as AUDIT Command Language (ACL) IDEA Data analysis software
Minimum of 10 years related work experience in internal audit.
Knowledge of Internal Audit Standards, Code of Ethics and other best Practice Auditing and Accounting standards.
Experience in information systems audit is an added advantage.
Fluency in both oral and written English and French.
Method of Application
Applicants are invited to send a letter of motivation illustrating their suitability in relation to the qualifications listed and their detailed curriculum vitae, as well as the names and addresses of their referees, to the following address: MD_shaf@africsearch.com
Applicants must indicate the reference in the subject line of their email.
The deadline for submission is 17th June 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates who meet the above requirements will be contacted.