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Internal Audit Manager

United States (United States of America)

  • Organization: CHAI - Clinton Health Access Initiative
  • Location: United States (United States of America)
  • Grade: Associate Level - Open for both International and National Professionals - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Internal audit, Investigation and Inspection
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

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Internal Audit Manager

United States
Full Time
Program (Division)
Finance - Internal Audit
Additional Location Description
Flexible for program country, pending leadership approval

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit:


Department Overview


The Internal Audit Manager function at CHAI strives to be a valued partner and advisor to CHAI's Global Operations teams and Country Management. The department is guided by a philosophy of objective assurance and value-added commitment to supporting and improving operations at CHAI. This is achieved by a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate the effectiveness of the organization's risk management, internal controls, and overall policies and procedures.


Position Overview


The Internal Audit Manager has a key role in the audit department. Reporting directly to the head of the department, they will work closely with the Internal Audit Managers to ensure that the annual audit plan is executed efficiently and effectively. They will work to improve the visibility of organizational risks to help Management make decision.


The Internal Audit will work remotely from their manager and must be able to function independently, be capable of balancing multiple priorities, and have a strong commitment to work product excellence.


CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic. We are seeking a highly-motivated, entrepreneurial individual with outstanding analytical skills, problem-solving ability, and excellent report writing and presentation skills, and influencing communication skills.


  • Maintain an up to date understanding of CHAI’s global operations, risks, and compliance requirements, and International auditing standards
  • Assess adequacy of governance, risk management processes, internal controls, compliance with regulation and policies
  • Influence positive change, add value to CHAI’s operations and share best practices
  • Plan and conduct financial, operational and compliance audit engagements (scopes, programs, testing) of CHAI country offices, global programs, and operational units
  • Evaluate financial documents for accuracy and compliance policies and procedures and host countries regulations
  • Write clear and concise internal audit findings into reports format reflecting the results of the work performed
  • Provide value added recommendations that are applicable to specific business processes, country offices and programs
  • Review and validate implementation of management corrective actions and prepare quarterly reports on the status of corrective actions.
  • Raise awareness of the internal audit function and improve communication and collaboration with management and governance
  • Partner with management to identify risks and improve visibility of high risks for leadership
  • Conduct trainings on internal controls, compliance, risk management and governance
  • Promote awareness of fraud risks and red flags, and promote controls to deter and mitigate fraud risks
  • Assist with periodic reporting to the Audit Committee
  • Manage out sourced internal audits with consultants
  • Develop processes and analytical tools to improve efficiency of the Internal Audit activity. Develop audit programs, checklists, and audit analytical tools that improve the audit function.
  • Maintain risk registers and control matrices
  • Organize and maintain clear and well organized work papers
  • Conduct fact finding reviews and investigate allegations of financial misappropriations
  • Assist with other responsibilities and projects assigned by the Director, Internal Audit
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting/Operations/Project Management; MBA preferred
  • A holder of one of CIA, CPA, CFE
  • At least 5 years of experience in Internal Audit/Compliance/Investigation related roles.
  • Audit experience with International Non-Governmental Organizations a plus

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