Internal Auditor – International at Christian Aid

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Christian Aid

About the role

We are recruiting a Senior Internal Auditor International to work internationally developing our capacity in Africa, Asia & Middle East, and Latin & Central America.

The role will be part of the global Audit Risk and Assurance team, but its main focus will be to deliver a schedule of internal audits in the international programmes covering both whole country programmes and individual donor grants, reporting to the Internal Audit Manager for International.

This is a high-profile role that requires significant communication, negotiation, influencing, process, and controls skills to assist organisational understanding of and management of risk. It is also required to test compliance to Christian Aid’s key controls.

About you

You are a skilled accountant with years of internal audit experience with INGOs. You can work on assignments autonomously or as part of a team. You can expertly interface with relevant audit stakeholders, scoping of audit work, testing of systems and processes, and providing timely reporting on the results of the audit to management for audits allocated to them within the overall internal audit plan.  You are proactive and can support the capacity building of international teams, working closely with the Internal Audit Manager, International and help to embed a strong culture of compliance to ensure excellence in systems and processes.

Competency questions 

As part of your application, please demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Impact and Influence: Describe a situation where you have identified a complex issue that impacted a number of different stakeholders and made appropriate recommendations in a credible and persuasive manner.  How did you go about it and what difference did your input make to the situation that you had identified?

Customer Focus:  In a recent role, what steps have you made to proactively develop relationships with people outside of your immediate team.  How would these stakeholders describe you?

Effectiveness & Accountability:  Describe a time when you have had to deal with competing priorities.  How did you prioritise and what were the consequences of your decision?

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