Human Resources Advertisement #165/15 June 23, 2015
icddr,b invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of Senior Manager, Internal Audit with Internal Oversightunder the Office of the Executive Director. The appointment will be made on a Fixed-term basis for 2 years, which is renewable depending on performance and availability of funds. Duty Station – Dhaka Salary – Annual Tk. 1,949,010/- inclusive of house rent and conveyance allowances with other admissible benefits. Benefits/facilities – 14.8% retirement fund contribution by icddr,b, children allowance @Tk.1,420/- per child per month, contributory healthcare support including dependent spouse and children, group life insurance. Facilities of canteen; and transport and daycare facilities subject to space availability.
Internal Audit: Conduct risk assessment for developing risk based Annual Audit Plan and perspective plan to set out the priorities of the internal audit function consistent with the organization’s objectives; Lead and manage, either as team leader or team member, operational, performance, information technology and compliance audits of systems and processes of audit entities as per annual work program; Prepare risk-based audit programs; Conduct audit field work, prepare working papers and reviewing (where appropriate) those of other team members; and audit reports in accordance with internal procedures and as per IIA Standards; Develop systems for ensuring effective follow up of action taken by management on audit recommendations and prepares periodic reports thereon; Perform other related duties such as advisory services, forensic audits, special audits as require in order to ensure timely completion of audits as per annual work plan, with due regard to quality assurance as per IIA Standard.
Audit Policy & Procedure: Contribute to the ongoing development of appropriate internal audit methodologies, policies and procedures, work programs, guidelines, manuals, templates and processes for carrying out internal audit activities up-to-date as per latest best practices; Contribute to the development and maintenance of an internal and external quality assurance program as per IIA Standards; Develop effective processes for use of audit management software such as TeamMate and computer assisted audit tools such as IDEA etc. in order to keep the internal audit function up to date with current global best practices.
Reporting: Provides advice to other departments as called for in relation to potential exposures to fraud, corruption, and other inappropriate practices; Support to investigations of reported incidents related to fraud and reports thereon; Participates and supports the organization’s anti-fraud programs; Prepare various reports to Audit Committee, Board and other bodies as required, and other lessons learnt reports to be shared with management in order to ensure due follow up of audit recommendations by management and develop systems for periodical reporting thereon in order to Keep the internal audit function up to date with current global best practices and ensure smooth investigations.
People Management: Interview candidates and make hiring recommendations, if required; Promote a spirit of collegiality and gender diversity amongst team members and in the organization; Encourage team members to collaborate across areas; Address and resolve any diversity related issues; Set goals and conduct appraisals for the team; Set high standards and confront poor performance where needed; Mentor young professionals and prepare them for higher responsibilities; Identify and reward high performers; Recommend promotions; Take appropriate actions to manage poor performance (such as creating Performance Improvement Plans, coaching, job rotations, planning separations from icddr,b) in order to build and develop an engaged and high performing team.
Education and Relevant Experience :
A Bachelor and a Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Law, Business Management, public administration, or a related field is essential;
Qualified Chartered Accountant/ Certified Public Accountant/ Certified Internal Auditor with strong academic achievements is a must. Certified Information System Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner Certification are desirable;
A minimum of 8 years progressively responsible professional experience in internal or external auditing in an international environment is essential, preferably in public health or non-profit industry. In-depth knowledge and experience working with the International Professional Practices Framework promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
International Auditing and Accounting Standards;
IT audit skills involving use of Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques (CAATs) and Audit management software (such as TeamMate);
Internal controls related to IT security, network systems e;
Forensic and fraud awareness, prevention and investigation;
Risk Management Frameworks;
Internal Control and Compliance Framework;
Nonprofit accounting and practices.
Demonstrates high level of organizational and financial awareness;
Always drives for results;
Must have innovative thinking skill;
Able to maintain high level of collaborative communications;
Able to build a highly effective team.
Interested candidates who fulfill the requirements should submit online applications by July 04, 2015. Internal candidates must mention their identification number in the application.
Special Informationicddr,b is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates. Any persuasion will disqualify the candidature. Only short-listed candidates shall be invited for interview. All tests and interviews will be held in Dhaka.