Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Senior Manager (Internal Audit) - ActionAid Association (Apply by: September 15, 2015)


Senior Manager – Internal Audit, ActionAid Association, New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT:  Senior Manager – Internal Audit, ActionAid Association (AAA), New Delhi, India
ActionAid Association (AAA) is a national organization and an affiliate of ActionAid Internationalfederation, a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all. Working in India since 1972, AAA currently operates out of 12 Regional Offices, spread across 25 States and one Union Territory.
A respected non-profit, AAA is known for its activist stance in protecting the rights of the poor and dispossessed, by building their agencies and solidarities at local, national and international levels.
AAA supports more than 400 short and long terms projects in the following areas, positively impacting more than 8 million poor and marginalized persons:
(1) Peoples’ access to natural resources and livelihoods 
(2) People’s participation in governance 
(3) Human rights for women and girls 
(4) Care, protection and development of children as equal citizens
(5) Building a just, secular, violence free and peaceful society and state
(6) Solidarity with progressive actions, beyond local and national boundaries
AAA wishes to hire an outstanding audit professional to head it’s robust internal audit function, reporting independently to the Executive Director. The post-holder shall be responsible for ensuring institution and compliance with sound management systems and regulatory processes, appropriate checks and balances, adoption of transparent and prudent financial and general management practices and assessment and management of programme and financial risks, of both the organization and it’s partners.
AAA tends to hire people who are passionate about protecting human rights and defeating poverty and making a difference to society.
For more information about AAA, please visit - http://www.actionaid.org/india

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Manager – Internal Audit shall be responsible for internally leading the internal audit function at AAA, emphasizing sound management systems and processes, prudent financial management practices, institution of internal controls, regulatory compliance and risk assessment and management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
(1) Successful and effective implementation of annual audit plans of the Internal Audit Unit in the organization;
(2) Preparing audit annual audit schedules in consultation with regional offices/ functions and the Audit team;
(3) Taking-up periodic audits of partner organizations, Local Rights Programmes/ Direct Initiatives, as well as that of Offices/ Units/ various functions of the organization; 
(4) Taking-up special audits/reviews based on the needs of the organization;
(5) Submitting timely and quality audit reports to the management, ensuring follow-up and compliance, to minimize possible risks to the partners and to AAA;
(6) Carrying out risk assessment, analysing the same and preparing periodic Audit Risk Matrix, for management review and decisions;
(7) Providing support for the effective functioning of the Management/ Governance Audit Committee of the organization, helping operationalise decisions of the Audit Committee;  
(8) Supporting processes relating to internal and external audits, assisting in the submission of management responses; 
(9) Managing a team of internal auditors, as well as liaising with the group of empanelled external auditors, to meet the audit schedules and compliances;
(10) As a member of the Senior Management Team, represent the Audit function in Senior Management Team meetings, Finance and Audit Committee of the Governing Board and other such forums/ bodies and contribute to the decision-making processes of the organization.
Applicants must be post graduates in Commerce/ ICWA/ MBA- Finance.
Qualified Chartered Accountants would be at an advantage.
Minimum seven to nine years of relevant experience, including prior exposure to leading a team of internal auditors.
Applicants with prior experience of working with the development sector /NGOs, would be at an advantage.
Skills and Competencies:
(1) Sound knowledge of statutes such as Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), Income Tax, Professional Tax, Labour Laws, etc., and their applicability, particularly to the development sector/ NGOs/ INGOs;
(2) Thorough knowledge of principles, procedures and practices of accounting and maintenance of financial records and transactions; 
(3) Strong commitment to develop, promote and practice AAA’s vision, mission, values, and strategies; 
(4) A good team player, gender sensitive and having strong commitment to the empowerment of the poor and disadvantaged groups and women;
(5) Strong communication skills, result orientation, ability to manage a team and ability to suggest solutions to complex problems; 
(6) Excellent report writing and documentation skills;
(7) Willing and able to travel extensively; 
(8) Proficiency in all applications of MS Office, especially Word and Excel.
AAA is a progressive paymaster and endeavors to position itself at par with leading international non-profits working in India. AAA will offer Rs. 9.6 lacs per annum, on a cost to organization basis.
(Note: The amount includes PF contribution. In addition, there is Group Medical Insurance, with coverage of the post holder and dependents. Personal Accident Insurance and gratuity is payable as per law and norms of the organization.)
6. LOCATION: New Delhi
7. TENURE & CATEGORY OF EMPLOYMENT:  The successful candidate shall be offered a fixed term, three year contract. Further extension, if any, will be on the basis of the incumbent’s performance, fund availability and organizational requirement.
Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply to smia-aaa@sams.co.in submitting a cover letter highlighting their motivation to apply and suitability for the position, along with an updated resume including names and contact details of at least two referees, by or before September 15, 2015. Candidates are urged to apply immediately, as tele-interviews with strong applicants, are likely to be initiated almost right away.

AAA is an equal opportunity and diversity sensitive employer. Women, persons with disability, SC/ST/ OBC/ Muslim candidates, are especially encouraged to apply.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Copyright © 2015 hdsectorjobs.