The Internal Auditor (IA) will conduct audits and provide training and guidance, as assigned, to ensure WCUK’s policies and procedures are followed, that WCUK donor and local laws and regulations are being adhered to and that internal controls are adequate.
The IA will make written recommendations to Senior Management to increase efficiency and/or effectiveness of the control systems and functions reviewed and ensures that compliance matters are appropriately considered throughout the organisation. Audits should be designed to detect fraud or manipulation of records and special investigations will be carried out on request. All audits will culminate in a thorough report and recommendations for follow-up and/or improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our work.
The IA will then work with colleagues to institute and monitor corrective action plans, as needed. The role requires significant communication, negotiation, influencing, process and controls skills to assist the organisation in understanding and managing risk. The role is required to assimilate complex information and recommend appropriate courses of action that are roportionate to the risk. It will have the ability to see the big picture whilst also paying attention to the detail.