New Incentives Career Opportunities for Auditors

New Incentives Career Opportunities for Auditors

New Incentives is a pioneer in a growing movement of giving small incentives to caregivers whose infants get immunized, while increasing awareness of the health benefits of childhood vaccinations.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Audits and Investigation Manager

Locations: North-West, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full-time
Category: Audit & Investigation

Key Responsibilities

  • Review Staff Work Day Reports
  • Complete Investigation Procedures and Status each week
  • Plan and manage periodic onsite and offsite audits and investigations
  • Confidentially carry out on-ground investigations against specific employees or operational areas
  • Maintain reports of all audits and investigations, identify fraud, and investigate until closure
  • Review expense submissions by calling vendors to assess the authenticity
  • Develop quarterly and ongoing training to improve managers and FOs ability to detect and mitigate fraud

Job Responsibilities and Tasks
Program Protocol and Operations Audit (40%):

  • Review current audit and compliance processes towards developing an audit and compliance plan and protocol.
  • Provide accurate assessments, proper documentation and insightful recommendations.
  • Plan and review the auditing activities including reporting adherence to routine immunization procedures by clinic staff, program, and cash management procedures by employees.
  • Confirm clinic gifts and other procured organizational items are being distributed per schedule to stakeholders or related end-users.
  • Ensure timely completion and reporting of audits.
  • Complete Investigation Procedures and Status each week
  • Assess staff’s compliance with the policies of the organization and program implementation guidelines.
  • Talk to various stakeholders, including beneficiaries, to get feedback on issues and gaps for the organization.
  • Confidentially carry out on-ground investigations against specific employees or operational areas.

Fraud Identification and Investigation (30%):

  • Develop and implement effective strategies for the detection and prevention of fraud in the organization or during program implementation.
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of auditors to ensure an effective unit.
  • Collaborate with lawyers and law enforcement agents to execute plans for the resolution of fraud cases.
  • Plan and manage periodic onsite and offsite investigations
  • Synthesize information and strategies required to apprehend fraud suspects and recover organizational funds or assets.
  • Develop and implement processes and guidelines effective for the prevention or mitigation of fraud risks.
  • Make appearances during court hearings, if necessary, to testify as witnesses and present evidence to back up testimonies in fraud litigation.
  • Conduct interviews with staff and stakeholders to obtain intelligence on the degree of involvement of a fraudulent incident and the extent of financial loss to the organization.
  • Seek and analyze relevant documents and dashboards, evidence and data to identify inconsistencies in organizational records and programming.
  • Maintain reports of all audits and investigations.
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Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement (20%):

  • Monitor the implementation of the conditional cash transfer intervention to ensure compliance with the rules and regulations of donors.
  • Monitor the operations of New Incentives – All Babies Are Equal Initiative (NI-ABAE) to ensure compliance with Nigerian laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Inform any observed weaknesses with clear recommendations in protocols and internal employee relationships.
  • Liaise with appropriate governmental agencies to identify and obtain required approvals and documents.
  • Review and gathering of evidence to comply with audit requirements and ensure internal implementation of Audit recommendations.
  • Protocol review and compliance review across the board, including compliance with cash disbursement protocol, transportation safety and rate expectations, stakeholder engagement procedures, security reporting, communication and management protocols, and internal and external communication guidelines.
  • Review compliance with operations and supply-side issues identification, reporting, and resolution.

Managerial (10%):

  • Provide technical supervision and guidance to the audit and compliance unit.
  • Support the recruitment, training, briefing/debriefing, evaluation, potential, detection, staff’s development and internal communication of necessary manpower required for internal audit and compliance.
  • Identify training needs, train, follow up and coach, carry out a periodic evaluation of team members to maximize their capabilities and commitment to organizational goals.
  • Undertake any other administrative duties, or training and development, appropriate to the grade of the position.

Education and Work Experience Requirements

  • MSc, BSc or BA in Accounting, Finance, Public Health disciplines or Social Sciences disciplines.
  • A professional certification (such as ICAN, ACCA or CFE) would be a bonus.
  • 3 – 5 years prior experience working as an Audit and/or Compliance Officer or Manager. Preferred experience in compliance management, internal control or fraud investigation.
  • 1 – 2 years prior experience working for a non-profit, charitable organization or (I)NGO.

Skills and Competencies Requirements:

  • Preferably a candidate already based in Jigawa, Katsina or Zamfara State.
  • Good organizational skills, effective time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize tasks
  • Sound cultural awareness and ability to work in a multicultural and multiethnic environment
  • Proven managerial and/or leadership skills
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work in short periods of time and to work under pressure
  • Adaptability to changing nature of humanitarian work and operational difficulties
  • Willingness to frequent field missions to perform discrete enquiries visits
  • Careful attention to financial matters and management of funds
  • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, internet browsers, smartphones and ICT in general.
  • The ability to use Google Docs, Google Sheets and AppSheet would be a bonus.
  • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure
  • Profound knowledge of auditing, compliance, investigations and internal control requirements and practices
  • Familiarity with audit software.
  • Critical thinker and possess a problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to get work done effectively from auditors
  • Skilled in performing discrete enquiries
  • Detail-oriented, diligent professional
  • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality
  • Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written)
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Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English Language (conversation, reading and writing) is required
  • Knowledge of the Hausa Language (conversation and reading) is required.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  19th November, 2021.


Job Title: 
Auditor

Locations: Jigawa and Katsina
Employment Type: Full-time
Category: Audits And Compliance

Job Summary

  • The Auditor will manage and optimize auditing activities for the assigned state, while also conducting objective unbiased audits of clinic operations and employee performance.
  • The position is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s operations and controls are accurate and fully compatible with standards and regulations within the spheres of operations.

Position Responsibilities
Audit (80%):

  • Provide accurate assessments and insightful recommendations. Assessing the operation’s compliance with the policies of the organization.
  • Provide vigilant, insightful, and thorough assessments of the possibility of the employee, clinic staff, or community member fraud.
  • Observe, report, and escalate security issues communicated by employees, caregivers, and stakeholders to the Senior Field Manager.
  • Confirm and report that clinic gifts are being distributed as per the program schedule to stakeholders.
  • Ensure the ABAE Progress Poster is being updated.
  • Analyze risks related to fraud and financial loss and develop measures to reduce these risks.
  • Ensure the timely completion of audits.
  • Talk with various stakeholders, including beneficiaries, to get feedback on program-related issues and gaps for the organization.
  • Confidentially carry out on-ground investigations against specific employees or operational areas.
  • Plan and review auditing activities, including reporting adherence to routine immunization procedures by clinic staff, and to program policies and cash management procedures by employees.

Special Audit (10%):

  • Conduct special audit assignments related to specific cases that will be assigned, especially related to disciplinary situations.

Security Awareness (5%):

  • Report all security incidents in areas of operations, including incidents that do not directly affect staff and/or operations.
  • Take responsibility for personal safety and the safety of team members as applicable on the field.
  • Read and understand all Security documents within the context of operations, including SOPs and the Country Security Plan.
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Other duties/Special Projects (5%):

  • Other requests that may be assigned by Management.

Education and Work Experience

  • BSc or HND in Accounting or Finance; Master’s Degree and professional certification (such as ICAN or ACCA) would be a bonus.
  • Experience in analysis with a critical approach and good knowledge of auditing processes. Good expertise in risk management and compliance is required, as well as high reliability and strong organizational skills.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Preferably a candidate already based in Jigawa or Katsina State.
  • 2+ years experience of working in an auditor position or as a field staff involved in operations activities.
  • Experience with the Nigerian health system and clinic documentation, particularly related to infant health and vaccinations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, internet browsers, smartphones, and new communications technology in general.
  • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure.
  • Profound knowledge of auditing and control requirements and practices.
  • Familiarity with accounting software.
  • Careful attention to financial matters and management of funds.
  • Detail-oriented and diligent professional.
  • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality.
  • Very good communication skills in English and Hausa dialects (verbal and written).
  • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note:

we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
• We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
• We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
• Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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