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PATH   |   Kakamega, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Temporary Audit Associate, APHIAPlus

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.
We seek to recruit a Temporary Audit Associate, for the APHIAplus Western Kenya project who will be responsible for performing a variety of internal audits, operational audits and special projects in the APHIAplus Western Kenya project. These reviews and audits will include detailed assessment of operational and financial activities where a thorough understanding of control processes must be obtained from a variety of people and resources. The resulting output from these reviews will be reported to Regional Auditor, Regional Field Audit Manager, PATH Senior Management and the Audit Committee of the Board that will include any audit findings as well as recommendations for strengthening internal controls, mitigating financial risks and safeguarding PATH assets. This position is an important internal collaborator with field-based operations. The initial area of focus will be in APHIAplus Western Kenya project and the incumbent will be based in Kakamega, Kenya


Responsibilities

  1. Perform internal audits of APHIAplus Western Kenya projects including sub recipients as per the audit plans. Issue pre-audit announcement letters, gather pre-audit documentation, perform audit-specific risk assessment, conduct audit tests, prepare audit working papers, develop draft reports reflecting results of testing, engage management in discussion of findings and obtain management action plan, and finalize report for review by Regional Auditor and Regional Field Audit Manager.
  2. Provide constructive suggestions relative to enhancing current procedures on the existing PATH policies and procedures to accommodate situations in the various field offices.
  3. Assisting in carrying out internal investigations as requested by, and under the direction of the Regional Auditor or Regional Field Audit Manager. Perform investigations of allegations of fraud, waste, or abuse in PATH projects and operations, and documenting recommendations. Promote and encourage a learning environment during audits for field-based staff in a manner consistent with PATH’s values and leadership principles.
  4. Support compliance reviews with respect to donor rules and regulations, both internal and with project partners. Review compliance with applicable local laws in an effort to safeguard assets of PATH. Review application of PATH policies and procedures across field operations.
  5. Promote Internal Audit as a value add to the organization and deliver audit services that consistently improve the control environment and achieve operational excellence.
  6. Provide business insight and communicate all audit related issues to the Regional Auditor and/or Regional Field Audit Manager.
  7. Review the effectiveness and efficiency of operations. Review application of and adherence to PATH policies and procedures across field operations.
  8. Continuously audit key risk areas as identified by the team leader, review of staff advances, surprise cash count and checks during meetings and conferences.
  9. Reviews PATH Money Transfer System of payment, MOH activities and internal control measures around the payment system.
  10. Reviews internal controls around operations within projects, analyzing expenditures and compliance with donor rules and regulations.
  11. Review of grants and sub awards management process, monitor project implementation in accordance with the grants and sub award agreements.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kakamega
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Business intelligence; Financial reporting; Financial analysis; Financial controlling; Auditing of accounts; Compliance; Audit (internal)
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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PATH

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.


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