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Senior Internal Audit Officer

Bensheim (Germany)

  • Organization: CBM - Christian Blind Mission
  • Location: Bensheim (Germany)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
  • Closing Date: 2020-11-08

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CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. We are looking to recruit as soon as possible an:
Senior Internal Audit Officer (m/f/d)

Main objective of the role:

Reporting to the Senior Internal Audit Manager, the job holder will provide primary financial and accounting assurance to a standard range of operational topics. Your role supports the Internal Audit function to identify issues and challenges with the existing procedures which may impact the integrity of financial management, both, at the operational and system levels. As a member of the Internal Audit Team, the Senior Internal Audit Officer will proactively manage assigned tasks in the internal audit universe and coach during a wide number of on-site and remote Internal Audit exercises within CBM.

We are looking for someone who will…
  • Assist to carry out risk based, routine and event triggered audits and investigations to ensure compliance
  • Investigate detected issues and prepare the internal audit findings for follow up by field officers
  • Communicate efficiently with business units and relevant stakeholders to ensure effective coverage of internal audit assignments and their follow-up of action points
  • Support the reporting function to the CBM executive management and other forums
  • Maintain accurate data management
  • Develop lessons learned sessions on detected internal audit issues for continuous improvement of the organisation's operational processes
  • Strengthen our competencies further on IA matters within the CBM including orientation of new staff
  • Adhere to the Framework for Internal Audit Effectiveness, IPPF, and keep know-how up to date in line with new developments and the CBM Internal Audit Charter as well with the procedures set in the Internal Audit Handbook

We are looking for someone who has…
  • Related university degree or equivalent and relevant finance credentials (CPA or CIA or Certified Fraud Examiner is a plus )
  • Profiund knowledge of International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, International Professional Practices Framework, and International Financial Reporting Standard
  • A minimum of 5 years’ project internal audit field experience in the non-profit sector
  • Proficiency in MS Office (especially Excel) and accounting software (MS Navision)
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Excellent active listening, written communication, and verbal cross-cultural communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team, with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to balance or resolve conflicting priorities, solutions focused
  • Proven experience of managing financial resources and appreciation of aspects relating to value for money, probity, stewardship, and accountability
  • Availability and willingness to travel up to 30% of working time
  • A global mindset that builds strong and positive working relationships
  • Professional proficiency in English. German, Spanish and/or French would be advantageous
CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please visit our Resources & Publications section at If you feel that this role would be a good opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you.

Application deadline: November 8, 2020.
This is a permanent contract under local conditions to be based in Bensheim or in one out of CBM´s offices, subject to the international scope of the country´s specific national labour and immigration laws founded in the relevant Immigration framework.
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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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