Internal Audit Head of Department

Action Contre la Faim / Action against Hunger (France) - HQ

Votre environnement de travail
Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organisation committed to ending world hunger. For almost 40 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have been working to fight undernutrition and support communities affected by crisis across the globe. We carry out innovative, lifesaving programmes in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Disaster risk reduction, Mental Health and Care Practices, Food security and Livelihoods and Social Protection.
Action Against Hunger began operations in Nigeria in 2010 in response to the high rate of chronic malnutrition in Northern Nigeria, focusing on integrated programming. In 2011, we expanded our work to begin implementing nutrition development projects in Jigawa and in Yobe. Following the crises in Northeast Nigeria, we further expanded our operations to address the Nutrition, Health, Food security and livelihoods, WASH, and shelter needs of conflict-affected communities. In the year 2019 alone, our work in Nigeria reached approximately 1.8 million people. We are operational in 11 Local Government Areas of Borno, 12 in Yobe, 6 in Jigawa and in Kano state.
Action Against Hunger Nigeria programme is supported by DFID, ECHO, GAC, OFDA, SDC, UNICEF, EU, USAID, AFD, SIDA and GFFO. The total budget amounted to approximately 50 million USD in 2019. The country team comprises of over 600 staff. Other than the coordination office in Abuja, there are four state offices in Damaturu, Maiduguri, Dutse and Kano and four sub bases including Monguno, Potiskum, Bade and Damasak
Security, working and living conditions :
Accommodation is provided in designated guesthouses across bases for international staff with very comfortable living conditions and convenient amenities. Apartments are shared but each individual will have his or her own bedroom.
Abuja the Federal Capital of Nigeria is generally safe both day and night but as with any city, caution and common sense should be exercised always. Though security guidelines here are relaxed, must be strictly adhered to.
Votre poste et vos responsabilit������s
Under the supervision of the Country Director, you have an independent and objective role and your main responsibility is reviews, documents and evaluates audit issues/concerns within the organization. You will examine, review and analyze records, reports, financial statements and management practices to ensure adequate internal controls are in place to mitigate risks in compliance with laws, regulations, donor requirements and ACF policies and procedures
Prepare and conduct internal audits in close collaboration with the mission’s finance, human resources, and logistics teams to develop organizational understanding of the internal audit function : Assess the significance of risks and issues identified in each audit and prepare an audit report with recommendations for improvement. Conduct internal control reviews of in-country processes : monitor the mission���������s cash management, prepare action plans to address findings and monitor the staton plan implementation, assist with the follow-up and resolution of external audit or AAH Internal Audit findings; Conduct Regular Audit Related Trainings : Trains and supports teams in the mission, conduct regular anti-corruption and fraud prevention trainings, be the country focal point for the internal reporting of any incidents of fraud, corruption or bribery, monitor the results of the surveys and communicate observations and recommendations
Votre profil
Ideally you have 5 years of experience in an NGO and a strong backgroung in internal audit, compliance accounting and internal controls.
You are able to work with a wide variety of stakeholders. You are proficient in Excel, and ideally you have already worked with donors.
You have an excellent communication organizational and research skills. You have an ability to work in a multicultural environment and to establish harmonious and effective working relationships.
Fluency in English written/spoken is compulsory.
Frequent travels across ACF field offices

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