Global Assurance Senior (Internal Audit Senior)
Based in London with 30% travel to our international operations
Salary circa £40,000 pa (dependent on previous experience)
Relief International (RI) is a leading non-profit organisation working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialise in working in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
The Global Assurance Senior (Internal Audit Senior) will have the opportunity to implement and influence change at RI on a global level. Supporting the Global Assurance Director in driving change and improvements throughout the organisation.
You will identify risks and assess the levels of internal controls that influence the quality of the services we aim to deliver to some of the most vulnerable communities in the world.
Your key responsibilities will be to complete internal audit and fraud investigations. You will be critical in providing independent assurance to RI’s management and the Board on the adequacy and effectiveness of the organisation’s governance, risk management, control and oversight arrangements in place. Confidently leading the delivery of high quality internal audit assignments, reviews, and investigations that influence and facilitate change within Relief International, you will also proactively contribute to the exchange of knowledge and learning within the organisation.
You will be a qualified professional of an internal audit or accountancy body together with progressive auditing experience (internal and/or external) within the international development sector. Your knowledge of working with major donors (USAID, DIFID & ECHO etc) and understanding of the grant management cycle is critical to this role. Together with your strong interpersonal skills you will have proven success in delivering difficult messages with tact, sensitivity and diplomacy, and with credibility to influence sustainable change with senior management.
This role has a global remit that requires the candidate to be able to travel internationally up to 30% of the time, and under difficult conditions in some of the most underdeveloped, insecure and remote parts of the world.
CLOSING DATE: 8 December 2018
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV.
Due to limited resources only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please note that to be considered for this role, candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
Relief International is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Relief International is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.
Full Terms of Reference
Title: Global Assurance Senior (Internal Auditor Senior)
Department: Global Assurance Unit, Strategy and Risk Department
Department and Location: London, UK - with up to 30% international travel
This is a UK-based position and candidates must have the right to work in the UK
Reports to: Director of Global Assurance
Staff reporting to this post: This post has no formal line management responsibility, however the post holder may supervise audit secondees on individual assignments and will work closely with and provide technical guidance to country-based colleagues.
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organisation working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialise in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasises local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Relief International’s global support functions are based across our head offices in the United States and the United Kingdom. This geographical mix fosters collaboration and maximises the resources we are able to deploy for the delivery of services in the countries where we operate. It also means that when you join RI, you will be a member of an integrated global team.
As a UK employee, you may expect to be supervised by or supervise other employees within the global RI Structure. Our office culture, policies, structure and benefit packages will reflect the integrated nature of our global organisation while complying fully with UK laws and regulations.
The Global Assurance function supports the management and Board of Relief International by evaluating, and providing an independent assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the organisation’s governance, risk management and internal controls.
The Global Assurance Senior will be expected to confidently lead on, or be part of a team delivering high quality, internal audit assignments, reviews, investigations and other work assigned on time and within budget and to influence and facilitate change within Relief International by contributing exchange of knowledge and learning within the organisation. In addition, he/she will be expected to support the Global Assurance Director and the department in the development and implementation of any Global Assurance and wider enterprise risk management improvement plans.
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