FHI 360 NGO Audit Analyst Jobs in Kenya

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.


Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges.

FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for the collection, review and retention of contractually required financial audits of FHI 360's grantees including US based Single Audits (OMB A 133) and Foreign Sub recipient audits of USAID programs
  • Share responsibilities as point of contact for 3rd party audits of FHI 360's projects managed at HQ and in non-US locations
  • Advise staff in providing documentation and reports for 3rd party audits according to the contract provisions
  • Review Single Audit and other financial audit reports to comply with US Government and FHI 360's grantee monitoring procedures
  • Read draft and final audit responses for soundness and adequacy; ensure comments provided effective and cost efficient resolutions that address the underlying cause
  • Identify audit results requiring further review and follow-up
  • Recommend actions to limit FHI 360 's risk exposure and document actions taken
  • Download data from various accounting reporting systems
  • Combine and analyze large volume of data utilizing MS Excel V-lookup formulas, pivot tables and mail merges
  • Obtain certification letters from grantees
    Communicate with FHI 360 Project staff and grantees
  • Confirm US based nonprofit organization status and contact details
  • Track and document grantee monitoring procedures using SharePoint or other database
  • Implement improvements to current process
    Potential position advancement to supervisory role

    Accountabilities:

  • Has or obtain a thorough knowledge of external regulations as well as internal corporate policies and procedures.
  • Has adequate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Interprets and applies principles, contractual and regulatory requirements, and
    evaluates the impact of policies, procedures and practices.
  • Work includes accumulating data, summarizing information into presentable reports/forms, and discerning valid from invalid data comparisons.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both oral and written form.
  • Use systems to produce reports, financial models and databases.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Skills

  • Evaluate audit findings recommendation for adequacy and appropriateness.
  • When reading audit findings, consider the system of controls and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Analyzes and compiles moderately complex data.
  • Delivers formal presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience; educates relevant parties regarding procedures, potential impact, and needed plan of action to address audit findings.
  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent.
  • 5 - 8 Years of progressively responsible financial analysis experience.
  • Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or equivalent is desirable.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software required.
  • Non-governmental organization (NGO) experience preferred.
  • Some experience in providing written responses and action plans to financial audit findings.
  • Experience communicating with internal/external auditors.
  • Must demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Experience reading Single Audit (OMB A 133) or other financial audit reports desired, not required.
  • Knowledge of French language is an added advantage.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 31st May, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 NGO Audit Analyst Jobs in Kenya

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