Director Internal Audit

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International Rescue Committee

Requisition ID: req44998

Job Title: Director Internal Audit

Sector: Finance

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Compensation: USD 130,000.00 – 150,000.00 Annually

Location: New York, NY HQ USA

Job Description

Job Overview:
The Director Internal Audit provides independent, objective assurance and consulting services to make valuable contributions and improve the operations of the International Rescue Committee (IRC). The services include the appraisal of the adequacy and the effectiveness of the IRCs operating, reporting, and compliance processes and controls.

The Director Internal Audit will not only strive to provide the highest level of professional service but also maintains the highest ethical standards and due professional care.

Major Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
Manage 1 to 4 audit staff.
Provide back up for the Senior Director Internal Audit.
Plan, lead, and/or conduct location and functional audits and special reviews.
Prepare audits reports that include conclusions and recommendations to correct identified deficiencies and improve processes.
Monitor progress of managements mitigation of identified deficiencies/opportunities.
Ensure adherence to the Institute of Internal Auditors professional standards.
Assist the Senior Director Internal Audit in developing annual audit plans that address significant risks of the organization.
Assist the Senior Director Internal Audit in continuously improving the audit process through new tools and techniques.

Job Requirements: 
Work Experience: 
-Minimum 8 years of external and internal auditing
-Minimum 3 years of management experience
-Experience working in the Not-for-Profit industry, INGO sector, and/or grant-supported organizations

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: 
-Communications Written and Oral English
-Staff Development
-Project Management
-Internal Controls and Business Processes
-Risk Management
-Data Analysis
-MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and VISIO

Bachelors degree in business-related field

Language Skills:
Fluency in French, Spanish, or Arabic is a plus

Certificates or Licenses:

Preferred experience & skills:
-Strong organizational and time-management skills; proven ability to prioritize and deliver on time.
-Strong analytic problem-solving skills.
-Ability to present and explain complex issues.
-Ability to negotiate and achieve consensus of recommendations to reduce risk or improve operations.

Working Environment:
Standard office working environment – hybrid remote: the successful candidate will be expected to be onsite at the NY headquarters office 2-3 days a week
International travel to underdeveloped countries up to 50%.

Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: 
IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal. 

Gender Equality:
IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic.

Professional Standards:
The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits:
We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

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