Manager of Audit at Compassion

Vacancy title:
Manager of Audit

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Deadline of this Job:
Monday, April 03 2023

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam, East Africa

Date Posted:Monday, April 03 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The key responsibilities will include but not limited to:
• Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
• Acts as an advocate to raise the awareness of the needs of children. Understands Christ’s mandate to protect children.
• Commits to and prioritizes child protection considerations in all decision-making, tasks and activities across the ministry. Abides by all behavioral expectations in Compassion’s Statement of Commitment to Child Protection and Code of Conduct. Reports any concerns of abuse, neglect or exploitation of children through Compassion’s internal reporting process and appropriately supports responses to incidents if they occur.
• Provides leadership, planning and consultation to subordinates, executives, and peer management in the successful alignment of assigned department resources to ensure achievement of operational priorities and initiatives, integrating priorities within organizational strategies to ensure that department’s purpose is fulfilled.
• Contributes to or prepares and administers the annual budget and departmental expenses, ensuring accountability for on-time completion of deliverables based on department objectives, and other Compassion standards, ensuring compliance with regulatory and board policies.
• Selects, manages and develops assigned staff, establishing goals and objectives, coaching and managing performance, including discipline, motivation, and annual reviews; supports continuous learning and development that enhances individual performance and organizational capability.
• Partners with ministry leaders, managers, and other audit and risk management professionals, collaborating across functions to plan and manage audits that review supporting documents for Compassion operations to ensure organizational accountability and integrity and maintain operational excellence.
• Provides professional, insightful recommendations concerning key decisions on Compassion’s standards, controls, programs, and processes.
• Implements initiatives to improve consistency, scalability, quality, and efficiency of audits; provides opinion and assurance on control framework issues, including internal policies and procedures, industry standards and requirements, and regulatory requirements.
• Ensures that assigned staff conduct audits and investigations in a manner that builds partnership with Compassion and Partners and is successful in identifying root causes that can be corrected to ensure ongoing improvement and future successes.
• May travel to Compassion project sites to participate in or lead the audit operational and financial systems, administration records, accountability procedures, staffing, planning, budgets, specific key result indicators, legal compliance, and general management practices. Ensures that audits are conducted in a facilitative manner, emphasizing opportunities for training and development of ministry partner workers.

Essential Job Functional Competencies
• Demonstrate self-awareness, cultural-awareness, and people management skills
• Possess competencies required to demonstrate the authority, credibility, and ethical conduct essential for a valuable internal audit activity
• Ability to demonstrate competencies required to plan and perform internal audit engagements in conformance with the Standards
• Possess competencies required to identify and address the risks specific to the industry and environment in which the organization operates
• Demonstrate competencies required to provide strategic direction, communicate effectively, maintain relationships, and manage internal audit personnel and processes
• Demonstrate accountability for the performance and results of a team within own area of specialty
• Consistently apply and uphold the principles of integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, and due professional care.
• Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges
• Demonstrate decision making, problem solving and analytical skills necessary to manage different teams.
• Consistently exhibits maturity and dependability, and able to create and/ or maintain good working relationships with colleagues and the Local leadership.
• Provides technical guidance to employees, colleagues and/or customers
• Manages one or more generally homogeneous teams; adapts department plans and priorities to meet short-term service and/or operational objectives
• Provides leadership for at least two professional employees and/or Senior Auditors
• Basic computer skills including MS Office, accounting software, and databases etc.

Job Qualifications
• Faith
• Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.Education


• Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion’s core “Cultural Behaviors” in all internal and external communication and relationships.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, or related discipline

Work Experience
• Five to Ten years Professional experience working in audit, finance, risk management, governance, or similar field involving international, inter-cultural operations.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree


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