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Internal Audit Specialist at Chemonics International

Mar 4, 2021, 6:12 AM

Chemonics International - We're one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we re-imagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Internal Audit Specialist

Location: Abuja, Nigeria


  • SAII Associates Ltd. is conducting an external recruit for two Internal Audit Specialists to support various internal compliance and audit preparedness initiatives. Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director – Operations and Finance, the Internal Audit Specialist will examine financial vouchers for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with various internal rules and regulations. The Senior Audit Specialist will also collaborate with other departments across the organization to ensure all vouchers meet internal audit preparedness standards by rectifying vouchers found to be noncompliant with applicable rules and regulations
  • This position will be based in Abuja, Nigeria with regular travel to the Abuja-based SAII Associates office. The vast majority of the work will be performed in-person with occasional remote work, as determined by Deputy Country Director – Operations and Compliance. This is a contract assignment expected to last two months, with the possibility of an extension.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Examines physical and digital vouchers against applicable voucher assembly work instructions and guidelines
  • Identifies physical and digital filing trends across all vouchers and makes filing process improvement recommendations, when relevant
  • Maintains a database of record-keeping recommendations and observations
  • Reviews and develops procedures to mitigate fraud
  • Assesses completeness of substantiating documents against contractual terms and conditions
  • Reviews budgets and cost allocations when relevant to ensure compliance with organizational cost methodology standards
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required


  • Minimum of 5 years of audit-related work experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Accounting required; Lead Audit certification from reputable certifying body required
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with others, identify root causes, and drive results
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively lead meetings and conduct presentations


  • Submits one (1) weekly report on observations to leadership in writing outlining a list of transactions reviewed and steps taken to ensure completeness of all files; identifies documents still in need of supporting documentation
  • Prepares memos for DCOP Operations and Compliance approval when documents are not complete and/or require additional clarifications in consultations with relevant departments
  • Compiles key, cross-cutting documents in one database for ease of access and review
  • Conducts weekly meetings with designated points of contact to flag missing or mis-filed documents and requests instructions on how to obtain such documentation  
  • Prepares exit report detailing the overall status of all reviewed files, corrective actions taken, lessons learned, and recommendations



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