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Regional Senior Auditor - Rwanda

Published on 09.03.2023


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Position : Regional Senior Auditor - Rwanda

Key Responsibilities:

Important Details:

*Candidates from Kigali, Rwanda or nearby (preferably, not more than 1 hour away from Kigali) area.

*Please submit your CV in English.


Employee Contract Type:

Local, Open-ended (Indefinite), Full time | On-site position

HAY Grade: 16


Purpose of the Position:

The Regional Internal Auditor reports to the Regional Audit Manager. The Regional Internal Auditor must prove high standards of professional and social ethics and must accept full responsibility as the in-charge experienced auditor for regional engagements of varying size and complexity to include, provides support for planning for the various phases of the fieldwork, carrying the work as delegated by the Regional Audit Director or Regional Audit Manager, provide a summary of audit findings, criteria, risks and recommendations.


Key responsibilities:

  • Perform audit assignments from time to time as assigned by the RAM (planning to completion) in the Annual Audit Plan, support larger and complex engagements, potentially one or more assignments simultaneously. In particular:

a. Actively engage with senior management staff within the National Offices in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit.

b. Perform digital analytics, Collaboration, tending as means to arrive at audit evidence to support audit findings and recommendations.

c. Perform risk-based integrated audits (RBIAs) in accordance with stipulated auditing standards (IIA, WV GIA) as will be planned at the start of each FY and assigned by the RAM.

  • Conducting compliance reviews of organization records to ensure compliance with Government statutory requirements in areas including but not limited to taxation laws, employment law and any other applicable local requirements.
  • Review follow up evidence of implementation of audit findings as per auditee “audit implementation plan’’ to ensure audit matters arising are fully resolved.  
  • Ensure WV GIA quality standards are maintained, which includes but is not limited to:   

a. Providing on-the-job technical support during planning and field work with the team members, including on-site reviews as assigned at planning phase.

b. Ensure all review notes are responded to by team members and compile quality draft audit findings/draft audit reports for RAM review by end of fieldwork phase.

  • Maintain 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.
  • Participate as an advisor of the NO Integrity and Protection Hotline (IPH) and Enterprise Risk Management committees in assigned country portfolio, as may be assigned by the RAM from time to time.
  • Support and implement the Global Internal Audit (GIA) initiatives deemed to increase the internal audit team effectiveness and efficiency.
Required profile for job ad : Regional Senior Auditor - Rwanda

Experience, knowledge & skills required:

  • Bachelor degree in Audit, Accounting, Finance, Commerce, Business Management or related field.
  • Must have prior working experience in audit (Public or private) of not less than three (3) years in a recognized organization, two of which should be at a senior supervisory level.
  • Professional audit certifications (ACCA/CPA/CIA) finalized with an up-to-date membership status or in advanced stage of certification process.
  • Proven experience in Risk Based Auditing.
  • Good command of the English Language, written and communication skills in particular.
  • 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.
  • Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with business partners.
  • Cross cultural and multi faith experience.
  • Must be honest and hardworking, with proven experience in dealing with management at a senior level and be disciplined leader.
  • Exposure to various accounting systems.

Experience, knowledge & skills preferred:

  • Experience in accredited audit firms and/or in a Non-Governmental organization will be an added advantage.
  • Strategic thinker with advanced analytical and problem-solving skills Strong project management skills.
  • Computer skills (office application, accounting systems is a plus).
  • Working knowledge in Audit software packages.
  • Experience in a multicultural setting is highly desirable.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities. Attend and participate/ in devotions and Chapel services.
  • Strategic thinker with advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong project management skills.

Language Requirements:

  • High professional proficiency in communication in French and English, both written and oral.

Work/Travel Environment:

  • The position is to be located in the National Office of Rwanda (On-site).
  • Requires the ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time. This travel includes fragile context operational areas within the Region.
  • This role involves working in/with a virtual, geographically dispersed - multi-culturally team
Job criteria for job ad : Regional Senior Auditor - Rwanda
Job category :
Accounting, controlling, finance
Industries :
Associative activities
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Eastern Province - Kigali Province - Northern Province - Southern Province - Western Province
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Key Skills :
risk management
business management
internal audit
Number of Position(s) : 1
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