Elizabeth Glaser Regional Officer - Internal Audit Jobs in Kenya

Elizabeth Glaser Regional Officer - Internal Audit Jobs in Kenya

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 16 countries and at over 5,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected.

Today, because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States.

With a growing global staff of over 3,100 — nine of 10 who work in the field—the Foundation’s global mission is to implement prevention, care, and treatment; further advance innovative research; and to execute strategic and targeted global advocacy activities to bring dramatic change to the lives of millions of women, children, and families worldwide.

Job Summary

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS foundation (EGPAF) is seeking an Associate Officer, Internal Audit for our Internal Audit department.

This role provides support to the Internal Audit function in fulfilling its mandate of providing an assurance and consulting service to the Foundation to ultimately help the Foundation achieve its goal of effective risk management, control, and governance processes in support of its mission.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs financial, operational, and compliance audits in accordance with The Foundation’s internal audit program
    Plan and oversee audits of projects and country offices to assess controls, operational efficiencies and compliance with all internal policies, procedures and funder rules and regulations
  • Document results of audit testing, review audit work performed by other junior staff for completion and accuracy
  • Conduct audit kick offs and exit conferences to discuss audit observations
  • Develop recommendations and draft audit reports based on audit testing
  • Reports internal audit findings to appropriate management based on the results of regularly scheduled audits, non-scheduled audits, and at any time when issues need to be addressed by management
  • Conducts follow-up reviews of financial, operational, or regulatory compliance deficiencies noted during audits
  • May assist with investigations of irregularities discovered by internal and external auditor reviews
  • Assists with the development and completion of audit plans, including memos, letters, and reports that reflect audit activities and findings
  • Coordinate and facilitate document and meeting requests in support of audit-related activities

    Required Qualifications
  • Minimum 4+ years of relevant experience of financial analysis in an internal audit role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field
    CIA or CPA preferred
  • Audit knowledge and skills in finance/accounting and information system operations
  • Experience in a non-profit/business environment in the developing world or familiarity with the non-profit sector is strongly preferred
  • Ability to travel 25-35%

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Knowledge of US Government assistance regulations and 2CFR 200
  • Strong analytical skills, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent English language writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and handle competing deadlines
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) is desirable
  • French and/or Portuguese language skills a plus

    Competencies
  • The Foundation expects all employees to possess the fundamental competencies of interpersonal skills, communication, accountability, continual learning, and driving results.
  • The ideal candidate will either be proficient or advanced in the following set of competencies, specific to this position’s level of Officer:
  • Team Building – Team building is a person’s ability to inspire and foster team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust.
  • He/she also facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.
  • Customer Service – Customer service is a person’s ability to anticipate and meet the needs of internal and external customers while delivering high-quality products and services and being committed to continuous improvement.
  • Decisiveness – Decisiveness is a person’s ability to make well-informed, effective, and timely decisions, even when data is limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences. He/she will also perceive the impact and implications of decisions.
  • The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • In addition to federal law requirements, EGPAF complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Foundation has facilities.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th August 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Elizabeth Glaser Regional Officer - Internal Audit Jobs in Kenya

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