Regional Auditor NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:   The Regional Auditor (RA) will provide an
independent objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value
and improve the organization’s operations. This will be done by using a
systematic approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk
management, internal control and governance processes of the Organization. Must
prove high standards of professional and social ethics and will conduct regional
engagements of varying size and complexity, provide support for planning for
the various phases of the field work, carry out audit work as assigned by the
Regional Senior Auditor or Regional Audit Manager, provide a summary of audit
findings, criteria, risks and recommendations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in the Annual Planning process: contribute to the
    preparation of the annual audit plan as will be directed by the Regional
    Audit Manager (RAM).
  • Active engagement with senior management staff within the NOs in
    order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the
    efficient execution of assigned audits.
  • Ensure the preparation of pre – audit information and coordinate
    receipt of information from the auditees before the fieldwork.
Audit Execution:
  • Carry out detailed risk-based audit work and document findings of
    all allocated assignments within prescribed Audit Plan time lines.
  • Provide role of Advisor to Senior Leadership in absence of/ as may
    be delegated from time to time by RSIA or RAM.
  • Review follow up evidence of implementation of audit findings as per
    auditee “audit implementation plan’’ to ensure audit matters arising are
    fully resolved.
Quality Assurance:
  • Ensure WV GIA quality standards are maintained, which includes but
    is not limited to:
  • Timely audit binder setup and technical execution of audits
    (planning to completion) in Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) system.
  • Develop and submit timely audit work and draft findings to Regional
    Senior Internal Auditor (RSIA) for review
  • Ensure timely resolution of audit review feedback from RSIA.
Continuing Education (CPE) by attending online courses or professional seminars
and trainings. The incumbent should maintain a minimum of 40 units per year.
  • Provide regular capacity building to Management Teams within NO
    Portfolios assigned, regarding RBIA and enterprise risk management during
    field work, and at designated training forums planned by Management.
  • Support and implement the Global Internal Audit (GIA) initiatives
    deemed to increase the internal audit team effectiveness and efficiency.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Regional Auditor (RA) job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Audit, Accounting,
    Finance or related field.
  • Professional audit certifications (ACCA/CPA/CIA) finalized or in
    advanced stage of certification process.
  • University degree in Commerce, Accounting/Business
  • Be a qualified CPA or ACCA with an up-to-date membership status.
  • CIA certification – finalized or in progress.
  • Must be able to effectively work with new and changing situations
    including new regulations; where there may not always be a readily
    apparent solution.
  • Excellent presentation, analytical, interpersonal, time management,
    research, and communications skills.
  • Maintain a current knowledge base of audit industry practices and to
    ensure best practices as always considered.
  • Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional
    Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the
    Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Good analytical, interpersonal, time management, research, and
    communications skills.
  • Must have prior working experience in audit (Public or private) of
    not less than three years in a recognized organization, two of which
    should be at a senior supervisory level. Experience in accredited audit
    firms and/or in a Non-Governmental organization will be an added
  • Proven experience in Risk Based Auditing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence
    others and establish credibility with business partners.
  • Cross cultural and multi faith experience.
  • Exposure to various accounting systems.
  • Good command of the English Language, written and communication
    skills in particular. Knowledge of French/Spanish would be an added
  • Strategic thinker with advanced analytical and problem-solving
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Computer skills (office application, accounting systems is a plus).
  • Working knowledge in Audit software packages.
  • Must be honest and hardworking, with proven experience in dealing
    with management at a senior level and be disciplined leader. Experience in
    a multicultural setting is highly desirable.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational
  • Attend and participate/ in devotions and Chapel services.
  • A working knowledge of WVI business and systems, including
    computerized accounting systems such as Sun System.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 20th January 2019
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