Abt Associates Senior Internal Auditor Job 2023

  • Published date: May 2, 2023
  • Category: Accounting, Auditing & Finance
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Senior Internal Auditor Job, Latest Audit Jobs In Kenya,

The World at Abt

Solving the world’s most pressing issues and improving the quality of life for people worldwide is what we do every day at Abt Associates. Creating a more equitable world is no small task, but we are driven by big challenges.

We are a team of 4,000+ people in over 50 countries working in unison and focused on the bigger picture. Only by sharing our commitment, energy, and innovation do we affect change and push the boundaries of what’s possible. We welcome diverse ideas, backgrounds, and viewpoints – joining Abt means access to exceptional thinkers at the top of their game.

To thrive at Abt is to embrace flexibility and collaboration. Our open culture allows you to balance your work and personal life as needed to optimize personal well-being. Creating a more equitable world starts from within – we look after people around the world, and we’ll do the same for you.

Ready to embrace rewarding and meaningful work? Now’s your chance.

The Opportunity

As the Senior Internal Auditor, you will focus on conducting forensic audits and investigations over a variety of areas, including but not limited to financial and accounting, procurement and sourcing, performance standards, and project governance. In addition, you will be tasked with supervising two Forensic Auditors based in Ghana and India. In this role you will travel to different Abt projects throughout the East, Central and South Africa (ECSA) region to test internal controls and identify potential instances of fraud. You will be expected to be based in Kenya and will be required to travel internationally for 1-2 weeks each month. To be successful you will have a strong background in forensic accounting and auditing, as well as excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

Core Responsibilities

  • Conduct fieldwork activities and analysis, including interviews with personnel to uncover and gather evidence, data analytics, digital data reviews, and document findings.

  • Maintain communication and relationship with project personnel and direct reports.

  • Present the investigative findings to the appropriate Abt HQ personnel and be able to explain in understandable terms investigative methods and procedures used.

  • Recommend actionable steps to remedy and prevent future occurrences of fraud

  • Ensure the use of Abt methodologies, tools, and technology.

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate Abt’s fundamental values: professional respect for all team members, personal accountability, trustworthiness, and teamwork.

  • Coordinate with Abt’s existing Internal Audit teams in the U.S. and Australia as applicable.

What We Value

  • Bachelor’s Degree + 11 years of relevant experience, or Master’s Degree + 8 years of relevant experience

  • Possesses a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Accounting/other finance-related degrees

  • A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and/or Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification is preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years of full-time working experience in financial forensic investigations, anti-money laundering, auditing, or other anti-fraud relevant work

  • International Development Organization/USAID work experience would be beneficial

  • Strong analytical thinking, problem-solving, and presentation skills

  • Articulate strong report-writing skills and verbal English

  • Execution focused and proven ability to get things done

  • Curiosity and enthusiasm in anti-fraud/corruption and compliance issues

  • Excellent technical and organization skills

  • 25% travel within the region is required

  • Foreign language a plus such as Swahili

What We Offer

We foster an environment where you can Thrive Your Way. Our innovative total rewards programs are designed to help balance your work and personal life. The approach toward your wellbeing centers around comprehensive benefits, flexible schedules, and professional development.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

How to Apply

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