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Head of Internal Audit and Investigation at World Vision Tanzania

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Head of Internal Audit and Investigation
Head Office VF Office, Tanzania
time type Full time
job requisition id JR29140

over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most
vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We
help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places,
inspired by our Christian faith.
Come join our 33,000+ staff working
in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable
children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:
Head of Internal Audit and Investigation
Directly reporting to: Audit Committee of the Board of Directors/Operationally to the Chief Executive Officer
Direct supervisor of: Internal Auditor
Immediate Alternate: Senior Internal Auditor


  • University
    degree in accountancy or business administration with prolonged
    experience in microfinance; must be a professional accountant

Special / Personal Abilities

  • Determined personality with initiative and perseverance
  • Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of rectitude
  • Excellent knowledge of operational issues and proven ability to work accurately and to perform correct and reliable analyses;
  • Good comprehension of micro-finance and the internal control concepts relevant to MFI
  • Should
    have the skills and expertise to provide appropriate guidance and
    direction to VFT MFB on the development, implementation and maintenance
    of the compliance program;
  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MicroSoft office applications


  • Help
    the institution accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic,
    disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk
    management, control and governance processes;
  • Coordinate, monitor and facilitate compliance with existing laws, rules and regulations.
  • Advice the Board of Directors and management on the adequacy of the systems, risk management and IT controls.

Main tasks:

and submits for approval to the Board Audit Committee an annual
internal audit plan that outlines the activities to be undertaken by the
Internal Audit Department during the year;
2.Carries out the
procedures outlined in the internal audit plan with the assistance of
the Internal Auditor and Assistant Auditors;
3.Ensures compliance to
established risk management framework, inclusive of policies,
procedures, and controls, and consequently, ensures compliance with
statutory and regulatory requirements;
4.Evaluates the reliability of the information produced by accounting and computer systems;
5.Sign off on all operational, credit and IT system changes prior to rollout;
6.Provides an independent appraisal function of all aspects of operations;
7.Evaluates the effectiveness, efficiency, and economy of the institution’s operations;
8.Provides investigative services to line management;
the management of the institution to implement and maintain appropriate
internal control procedures and management information systems;
10.Reviews operations and transactions of the institution that could adversely affect

11.Evaluates the well-being of the institution;
an audit of the financial statements of the institution to detect
irregularities and illegal acts in the conduct of the institutional
13.Proposes improvements or enhancements and addition to
internal control and audit policies and procedures to the Board Audit
14.Submits a written audit report to the Board Audit Committee, preferably before every scheduled Board Meeting;
adequate records of reports submitted and monitors whether actions to
rectify the reported findings acknowledged by the Audit Committee are
undertaken promptly;

16.Discusses the results of his audit with
the respective unit/ branch/ department managers and advises on
appropriate actions to improve conditions, if necessary;
and assists in the execution of the external audit as well as in
examinations to be conducted by government regulatory agencies; (Note:
external audit does not only refer to financial audit, such as the ones
usually executed by Ernst and Young, but also to
operation/institutional auditors, such as MicroRate) 18.Ensures
implementation of issues raised by the external auditor’s management
19.Oversees and coordinates the implementation of the
compliance system of VFT MFB to existing regulations which includes the
compliance program;

20.Consults with regulatory agencies for
additional clarification on specific provisions of laws and regulations
and/or discuss compliance findings with regulatory authorities. He may
also initiate dialogues on borderline issues;
21.Supervises and reviews the work of the Internal Auditor and subsequently, the Assistant Auditor;
22.Informs all staff or concerned staff on changes in internal control and audit policies and procedures;
23.And any other duties that may be delegated by the Board Audit Committee
And any other duties that may be assigned
Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only


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