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Manager, Internal Audit-French Speaking

Nairobi (Kenya)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Nairobi (Kenya)
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
    • Translations and Languages
    • Managerial positions
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Requisition ID: req7910

Job Title: Manager, Internal Audit-French Speaking

Sector: Compliance

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Job Description

Job Overview/Summary:
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Internal Audit (Nairobi), the Manager Internal Audit will conduct audits of IRC international program 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 international program office and functional audits and special reviews.
•Manage work plans and supervise project staff as required.
•Draft audit findings that clearly describe the conditions, criteria, cause, and effect and recommendations to correct identified deficiencies and review with appropriate locations/function management.
•Prepare audit reports that include conclusions on the effectiveness of internal controls.
•Assist in monitoring management’s corrective action plan (CAPs) to correct identified deficiencies.
•Assist the Senior Manager, Internal Audit (Nairobi) in continuously improving the audit process through new tools and techniques.
Key Working Relationships: 
Position Reports to:  Senior Manager, Internal Audit (Nairobi)
Position directly supervises:  N/A
Indirect Reporting: 
Other Internal and/or external contacts
Internal: All levels of the IRC’s international program and headquarters’ departments
External: Suppliers, external auditors


Education: Bachelor’s degree in business related field.
Certificates or Licenses: CPA/CA, CIA, or CFE
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
•Data Analysis
•Communications – Written and Oral English
•COSO Internal Control Framework
•Risk Management Principles and Techniques
•Auditing Principles and Techniques
•Business Processes
•MS Office Word, Excel (Pivot Tables), PowerPoint, Access, and VISIO
Language Skills: Fluent in French (Written and Oral)
Working Environment:
•Position is based in Nairobi, Kenya with a standard office work environment
•Travel up to 50% including travel to underdeveloped countries


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