Key Performance Areas :
Execution of Annual Internal Audit Plan under Direction of Global Internal Audit Director and Manager
Major Activities / Responsibilities :
Findings, Recommendations and Follow Up : Conducts regular audits of Pathfinder and donor awards transactions, Pathfinder’s monitoring of sub recipient program and financial reporting and compliance with donor requirements, accounting records, procurements, management of supplies and equipment, sub awards, planned payees and training participants, HR records, award closeout checklists and exercises, and control systems for conformity with generally accepted principles and practices, Pathfinder International policies and US Government auditing standards.
Reports : Reports on findings and recommendations. Follows a concise report in Pathfinder Internal Audit format along with a corrective action plan which includes Management Responses, Corrective Actions Taken / To Be Taken, Deadline for Corrective Actions for Country Office Management to sign.
Country Office and Sub Recipient Audits : Participates in the process of external country office and sub recipient audits and assists with follow-up and closure of audit findings.
Project Management and Participation : Leads, manages or participates on cross-functional project teams.
Competencies / Attributes :
Analysis and Sound Judgement : Advanced analytical and trouble shooting skills. Ability to make sound judgments. Ability to improve processes, promote excellence and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
Software Applications : Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services : Foundational knowledge of family planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services of assigned program, including program strategies and indicators
Languages : Proven ability to write and speak using local language and English language
Communication : Advanced oral and written communication skills using different forms of media, and in particular audit reports.
Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health Services : Commitment to family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, and eradication of harmful traditional practices
Influencing and Customer Service Skills : Proven ability to influence using diplomacy skills with key stakeholders. In-depth demonstrated customer service skills.
Organization, Planning and Multi-tasking : Advanced organizational and planning skills, project planning and management skills.
Proven ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision.
Self-Management and Teamwork : Ability to work independently or as a member of the team, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Minimum Education and Work Experience :
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
4-5 years’ audit / finance experience, preferably within NGO sector
US Government, Donor and Pathfinder International Rules and Regulations : Advanced knowledge of US government rules and regulations including USAID, CDC, and advanced knowledge of other donor rules and regulations.
Internal Audit Principles and Practices : Advanced knowledge of internal audit principles and practices. Ability to follow internal audit procedures.
PC Applications : Advanced knowledge of audit software applications.Audit Reports : Ability to develop audit reports according to standards and guidelines.
Preferred Education and Work Experience :
CPA, CIA or CFE
Work experience in public, nonprofit, or Federal accounting
Professional language skills in French, Portuguese, or Amharic
Other Information :
Uses cellular and office phone, laptop or desktop computer