Global Communities (formerly CHF) is interested in recruiting a Director of Internal Audit in charge of leading the overall direction and leadership of the internal audit function for the organization.
Manages and develops an annual internal audit plan to assess the efficiency of internal controls in place, safeguard the organization’s assets, and ensure compliance with donors’ regulations and internal policies.
Provide risk management and internal control leadership and support regarding effective operating and designed controls, risk mitigation strategies, and overall compliance with Global Communities policies and procedures
Conducts audits on projects and country offices of the organization to ensure they are complying with federal regulations, donor’s requirements, and internal policies and practices.
Leads new initiatives, establish controls, and procedures to ensure good financial practices in place.
Provides training to finance staff in the country offices on fraud, audit, compliance, controls, and policy developments.
Sets different action plans and precautions for the country offices to get them prepared for the annual external audit.
Works closely with the finance team in the headquarters and the multiple country finance and operations departments to create and enhance best practices.
Responsible for the overall work quality of the internal audit unit, which includes maintaining or updating, as necessary, the unit’s quality assurance standards.
Works with budgeting and planning staff to oversee donors and internal annual budgets.
Collaborates with senior finance leadership on auditing critical cases and makes recommendations.
Responsible for the organization's risk management and defines risk categories and tolerance to mitigate financial risk and manage risk exposure.
Coordinate the activities of external auditors including how best to leverage the work performed and results produced from Internal Audit’s work.
Compiles and analyzes data on risk and organizational practices.
Performs other duties as assigned by the CFO.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Advanced knowledge of accounting principles in a non-profit environment. Advanced knowledge of accounting software (MS Dynamics and #QuickBooks).
Excellent critical thinking skills and sound judgment. Proven willingness to make timely and sound decisions based on accurate judgment.
Ability to work effectively in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressure.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
Knowledge and previous experience with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), practices, and reporting guidelines.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
International audit experience is required.
Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and accomplish goals.
Fluency in English, written and oral. Abilities in a second language, specifically Arabic is highly recommended
Demonstrated ability to organize and lead the work of others in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressures.
Proven ability to effectively use databases spreadsheet, word processing, and position-specific software.
Accuracy, attention to detail.
Ability to read and interpret documents and the ability to sit at a computer and operate a keyboard.
Job Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Company Industry: Financial Services
Company Type: Non-Profit Organization
Job Role: Accounting and Auditing
Employment Type: Full-Time Employee
Monthly Salary Range: Unspecified
Number of Vacancies: 1
Career Level: Director/Head
Years of Experience: Min. 15
Degree: Master's degree
Age: Min. 38