Internal Audit Officer at Action Against Hunger

Full time @Job Listing API in NGO / Non-Profit Associations
  • Abuja, FCT, Action Against Hunger View on Map
  • Post Date : June 2, 2023
  • Apply Before : June 8, 2023
  • 0 Click(s)
  • View(s) 166
Email Job
  • Share:

Job Detail

  • Job ID 27505
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications BA/BSc/HND

Job Description

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Audit Officer

Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Operations
Proposed Start Date: July 2023
Reporting to: Head of Internal Audit Department

Key responsibilities

  • Conduct internal control reviews of in-country processes, such as cash management, procurement, logistics, Human Resources, stock management, including food commodities, and assets management, and coordinate with the relevant departments to improve controls as necessary;
  • Prepare internal audit reports on weaknesses observed on internal controls reviews conducted;
  • Conduct vendor due-diligence;
  • Conduct spot checks on the effectiveness of existing internal control on ACF field offices;
  • Conduct partners partnership monitoring and risk assessments;
  • Supports the finance department as the need arises in the verification of partners expenditures;
  • Ensure the development and implementation of the mission internal audit plan;
  • Conducts audits of grants awarded to projects (BHA, SIDA, GFFO, FCDO, ECHO, etc.).The goal is to strengthen the internal controls governing grant expenditures and to identify and reverse ineligible costs before Donors flag them;
  • During exit meetings, present audit findings to key stakeholders/process owners and conduct follow-up audits on outstanding audit findings;
  • React and respond to external auditors queries;
  • Prepares the mission for external audits;
  • Assists the mission in addressing FIRS audits and other tax audits in field offices;
  • Support the Head of Internal Audit Department in conducting fraud investigations from inception to completion;
  • Maintains the fraud tracking template and the internal control recommendations template;
  • During internal grant audits, conducts compliance audits to ensure ineligible expenditures are not charged to respective grants;
  • Facilitate trainings during the finance, program, procurement workshops;
  • Conducts fraud training and Conflict of interest trainings for new hires.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related business field is required;
  • An understanding of SAGA and LINK ERP systems is a plus;
  • Having or working towards professional certifications such as ACCA, ACA, CIA CISA is a plus;
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience;
  • Ability to work with various administrative and program levels in the organization;
  • Strong organization and research skills with a broad understanding of the various program sectors and activities;
  • Extensive knowledge of donor rules including ECHO, FCDO, and USAID;
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly in excel;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Fluency in Hausa is desirable but not compulsory;
  • Experience in conducting risk-based reviews of systems and processes (including a working understanding of the three lines of defense model), identifying weaknesses and areas of improvement;
  • Being detail-orientated and committed to undertaking work in a logical and disciplined manner, in line with the prescribed methodology;
  • Being able to demonstrate standards of ethics and integrity;
  • Ability to complete multiple projects, with conflicting priorities, on a timely basis;
  • Strong experience in producing high quality effective written communication e.g. reports, in English;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere, encouraging colleagues to contribute to common work challenges and deadlines.


  • Basic Salary: N421,594 Monthly (excluding other benefits)
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.
  • Women at ACF are entitled to benefits such as maternity leave, compassionate leave for a hospitalized child and creche facilities for babies and toddlers.
  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion

Application Closing Date
Thursday; 8th June, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualifications candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Other jobs you may like