Assistant to Head of Internal Audit

  American University of Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1918
Date Posted:Jul 3, 2017
Reference:N/A
Closing Date:Jul 14, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About American University of Afghanistan:

Founded:  

The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is a private, non-profit university offering an American-style liberal arts education. We opened our doors in 2005 and currently offer 4 undergraduate academic majors and a new MBA program. We follow a strict non-discriminatory policy, and applicants from all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are a young, dynamic university with a student population of nearly 950 students and we hope to reach 1,100 students by the spring 2013 academic semester. Construction has recently begun on a new 75 acre international campus.

Job Summary:

The position requires the candidate to have full capability to independently audit the AUAF’s financial and procurement systems and provide independent and objective assurance by evaluating the internal controls, risk management, and governance process.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Assistant to Head of Internal Audit’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Prepares audit programs and design audit checklists and working papers when required;

Conducts internal audits to test the adequacy of the internal controls and compliance with the AUAF’s policies and procedures;

Assists in the completion of special audit requests and drafting the audit reports directed by the head of internal audit;

Performs follow-up audit of the agreed audit recommendations and prepares the audit report;

Conducts risk-based audits and process audits to evaluate the effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records and efficiency of operations;

Arrange, organize and file properly all audited documents;

Prepares draft reports, collects documents, files and provides general administrative support where necessary;

Determines the level of compliance with AUAF policies and procedures, laws and regulations and participates in process and internal control improvement initiatives;

To be able and willing to travel to organization’s area of operations;

Carries out any other related tasks assigned by the Head of Internal Audit;

Job Requirement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


The position requires the incumbent to reside in Afghanistan

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from a recognized University or similar credentials is required

Minimum of three years of experience working as an Internal Auditor is required

Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications is required

Excellent spoken and written command of English, Pashto, and Dari is required

Ability to work under pressure and tight time frames with long hours is required

CIA, CISA, CFE certification or similar certification (substantial progress toward certification may be considered as an alternative) is preferred

Familiarity with USAID regulations is preferred

Experience working as an Auditor in any major audit firms

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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