Oxfam Ireland has over 50 shops all around Ireland and is seeking additional internal auditors to join the existing team.
Location: Northern Ireland/ Republic of Ireland.
Responsible to: Director of Finance & CS.
Allowance: Local transport costs and lunch.
Closing date: 25th May 2012
The role entails visiting Oxfam retail shops aroundIreland, performing an audit and reporting the findings. The ideal candidate will be numerate, able to travel within an agreed area and also capable of working unsupervised. Knowledge of general business and management practices would be beneficial. A basic IT knowledge would also be helpful but not essential.
OxfamIrelandis an independent, secular, not-for-profit organisation, committed to working with people to overcome poverty and injustice worldwide. The organisation strives to ensure that people in the developing world have sustainable livelihoods, access to essential services, equal rights and status and physical security. OxfamIrelandworks in the following core countries –Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo,Malawi,Rwanda,South Africa,UgandaandZimbabwe.
OxfamIrelandis a member of Oxfam International, a confederation of 15 organisations working together to achieve greater impact through our collective efforts. Oxfam is many different things – it’s the relief agency that saves lives when disaster strikes, it’s the campaigner for change and it’s the local shop raising funds for the poorest communities in the developing world. At OxfamIrelandwe all share the vision of a just world without poverty.
- Liaise with Shop and District Managers to ensure effective independent review of all major risks of the shops on a regular basis, with interim audits as needed
- Plan, organise and carry out an audit plan. Two Types of plan, detailed and summary.
- Report detailed findings of the audit to The Finance Director and Head of Internal Audit.
- Make recommendations on the systems and procedures under review
- Review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for management
- Report on adherence to internal control procedures for shops, with reference to security, cash handling, accounts and stock.
- Verify that financial returns are properly completed and submitted on time
- Review the adequacy of shop security arrangements
- Make recommendations for improvement to shop internal control systems
- Assist in the continuous review and development of the Audit Programme
- Carry out other tasks which may be requested by the Director of Finance or Head of Internal Audit
- An ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports
- Numeracy skills
- An ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with staff and volunteers and to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
- An understanding of and empathy with the charitable sector
- An ability to work unsupervised
- An ability to travel within an agreed area given to the volunteer internal auditor
- An understanding of general business/management practice
- Basic IT knowledge including Spreadsheet Excel.
- Lunch expenses
- Travel expenses
- Opportunityto develop professional skills
- Regular supervisory meetings to discuss progress, raise concerns and see measurable achievements
- References available after three months or when manager can evaluate performance
If you are interested in this role please send a CV and cover letter to our HR Department, 115 North Street, BelfastBT1 1NDor email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews with our Internal Audit Manager and Finance representative will be held week starting 28th May 2012.