Christian Aid is looking to strengthen its Internal Audit Department with the appointment of an additional Senior Internal Auditor. Working in a small team of two, reporting to the Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management, you will be responsible for planning and delivering a schedule of approved audits, covering all aspects of Christian Aid’s control infrastructure. You will also be responsible for supporting the promotion of risk management throughout Christian Aid.
You will be a qualified accountant with a good understanding of risk management and internal control and how these should be applied within core business processes. You will have a proven ability to work autonomously, have strong analytical skills, the ability to assimilate a variety of complex and potentially unfamiliar legal, financial and other technical issues quickly and to evaluate the effectiveness of the related control processes. You will be an effective communicator both orally and in writing.
Please show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions: Using the guidance notes may help you formulate your answers.
Impact and Influence
Describe a situation where you have identified a complex issue that impacted a number of different stakeholders and made appropriate recommendations in a credible and persuasive manner.
How did you go about it and what difference did your input make to the situation that you had identified?
In a recent role, what steps have you made to proactively develop relationships with people outside of your immediate team. How would these stakeholders describe you?
Effectiveness and accountability
Describe a time when you have had to deal with competing priorities. How did you prioritise and what were the consequences of your decision?
Describe an innovative idea or solution that you have proposed and actioned for the benefit the team that you were working in.
What was the issue?
How did you approach it?
What were the consequences of your action?
We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organisation. That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
As this post is UK based, non-EC nationals will require current and valid permission to work in the UK.
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To apply for this post, please download an application pack and email your completed UK & Ireland application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org (quoting the reference number). Alternatively, your completed application form can be printed out and posted to us at:
35 Lower Marsh
London SE1 7RT
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
Job reference: 155/LJ
Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 9 October 2011
Interview date: Wednesday 19 October 2011
Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.