Global Internal Auditor

at Islamic Relief
Published September 4, 2022
Location Juba, South Sudan
Category Accounting  
Job Type Full Time  


Islamic Relief Worldwide is an independent humanitarian and development organisation, serving humanity for over 38 years. With an active presence in over 40 countries across the globe, we strive to make the world a better and fairer place for those affected by poverty, conflicts and natural disasters.



IRW is currently recruiting for the position of ‘Global Internal Auditor (East Africa) to join one of its offices in the following locations: Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia or Sudan. The purpose of the role is to The Global Internal Auditor (GIA) discharges work that supports IRW’s Audit Committee in providing independent assurance to the IRW Board on the state of the control environment and risk management arrangements within IRW. The work undertaken covers an assessment of outputs, impacts and performance across the various areas of the organisation and the organisation as a whole. The GIA will support the Internal Audit department.


Responsibilities also include:


To carry out independent appraisals of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards in all Islamic Relief offices however a specialism in Regional Field Offices by which the charity’s financial, physical and information resources are managed

To conduct complex investigations on incidents which expose IRW to significant financial, reputational and programmatic harm. To advise senior management on key risks and outcomes of investigations meeting ethical and UK requirements (as best practice)

To add value by acting as a advisor in risk management while carrying out ‘value-for-money’ reviews, thereby assisting the Islamic Relief Internal Audit Unit (IAU) and the Regional Desk in the effective discharge of their responsibilities. To ensure that all guidelines and procedures for institutional grants are followed by Islamic Relief Field Offices in the said Region



The successful candidate must have or be:


A part or fully recognised professional qualification (same as or equivalent to):

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)

ACA (Association of Chartered Accountants)

ACCA (Certified Chartered Accountant)

CIIA (Institute of Internal Auditors)

which implies a thorough knowledge of the principles, procedures and practices of accounting and financial records and transaction.

A knowledge of audit procedures, including planning, techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting audits

Experience of internal audit

Good time management skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills in English

Conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times and a good understanding of the IIA’s Code of Ethics

An ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports

An ability to maintain current knowledge of developments related to business matters of interest to internal audit, particularly legislation changes and developments as they affect charities, and new auditing techniques and practices

The Global Internal Auditor is expected to travel to Islamic Relief field offices across the region. This may be on short notice and such visits could realistically last from several days to several weeks.  Depending on circumstances, it is envisioned the post holder will be required to travel for approximately six months per calendar year.

The International/Global Internal Auditor must make necessary travel arrangements, visas and other travel documentation with the office in the base location and research and arrange for necessary inoculations in good time for field visits.

Ability to use MS Suite (e.g. Office and Excel) and understand financial databases (e.g. AX)

An ability to maintain knowledge of developments in the sector


Interested candidates can send their CVs

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