Internal Auditor

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    Direct Employer
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Posted:
    5 days ago
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We are looking for an Internal Auditor who will assist with planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance related audits/projects to facilitate compliance with federal laws, corporate standards and generally accepted accounting principles. He/she is expected to develop and demonstrate generalized knowledge of the development sector, support oversight of the organization?s internal controls, operations, processes and practices while operating independently from other departments. The Internal Auditor will also provide value-added advice and support to business partners on the creation or modification of policies, procedures, processes, products or services to ensure an appropriate level of internal control and compliance is maintained.

Roles and Responsibilities

Audit Execution and Project Management

+ Assist with audit planning and drafting internal audit scope.

+ Document details of planning and walk through meetings.

+ Assist in identifying controls to mitigate potential risk factors within assigned process/areas.

+ Contribute to the development and maintenance of risk-based audit plans.

+ Develop, document, and execute audit test steps in partnership with more senior team members and co-soured audit partners.

+ Assist in evaluating controls and in identifying control gaps.

+ Conduct substantive testing, such as tests of detailed activities and transactions or analytical review tests, to obtain audit evidence.

+ Document and maintain sufficient supporting information (such as flowcharts of end-to-end business processes) and facilitate the presentation of findings and conclusions in accordance with work paper standards.

+ Identify and discuss audit findings with audit team and document exceptions.

+ Assist with drafting audit reports and key deliverables(e.g., ICIs).

+ Conducts investigations of suspected internal fraud.

+ Collect, co-ordinate and disseminate material for the Global Audit Committee meeting.

Operational process improvements

+ Develops and maintains effective and professional working relationships with all levels of staff within the organization, including Senior Management and Audit Committee of the Board Influence system and process improvement

+ Perform consulting services for management through participation in projects designed to introduce new and/or changing processes, products, or facilities. Provide value added recommendations to mitigate both project and end state risks. Oversee the timely submission of statutory filings including tax returns, company registrar filings, insurance submissions, etc and ensure compliance with country financial, tax reporting and regulatory requirements.

Skills & Competencies

+ Mission-driven, articulate professional with substantial auditing experience.

+ Keen analytical, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision-making.

+ Proven strength in building and sustaining supportive relationships and persuasively communicating institutional goals and needs.

+ Prior experience within the development sector.

+ Specialized functional knowledge in risk management, accounting, audit processes and standards.

+ Outstanding ability to translate financial concepts to and effectively collaborate with programmatic and operational colleagues who do not necessarily have financial, risk management or internal control backgrounds.

+ Demonstrated ability to think strategically with ability in complex problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills, displays good judgment.

Minimum Qualifications

+ 9 years? considerable, demonstrable experience auditing for compliance with applicable regulations, internal control regimes, development frameworks, and best practices.

+ At least three years of supervisory or project management experience.

+ Bachelor?s degree in Business Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field.

+ CPA/ACCA preferred.


A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for those in need.

Living Goods is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for

employment. Living Goods does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin,

ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

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