Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    March 26, 2024
  • Expiration date
    April 2, 2024
  • Experience
    5 Years
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree, Master’s Degree
  • Organization
    Care International
  • Required Languages
    English, French

Job Description


Work Location : Sierra Leone – Freetown Type of Post : 
Other Possible Location :  Funding : 
Expected Travel :  Type of Contract : Local
Language Requirement : English Application Deadline : 
Employee Duration : Full-Time







CARE seeks a world of hope, inclusion, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live in dignity and security. CARE places a particular emphasis on women and girls, their dignity, and empowerment to lead their communities out of poverty. In 2020, CARE worked in 104 countries, reaching 90 million people through more than 1,300 programs, with an annual budget of $650 million. Every single one of those 90 million people has a story of resilience, community, strength, and hope—all things that bind us together, across every corner of the globe.


In Sierra Leone, CARE staff and partners work tirelessly to save lives and address the root causes of poverty and social injustice through advocacy, partnerships, system strengthening, and programming in impact areas of Gender Equality, Empowering Women and Girls, Humanitarian Assistance, Rights to Food, Nutrition, and Water, Right to Health, Women’s Economic Justice and Climate Justice. \



The Internal Auditor will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Internal Audit function, from planning and execution of Internal Audit and support the Country office on the risk management. This role requires a dynamic and experienced professional with a proven track record in Audits and risk management.

  • Providing independent assurance and consulting services that improve operations in Sierra Leone & Liberia Country offices.
  • Supporting the CO accomplish their objectives by performing regular controls and audits of key projects, departments as per the approved annual audit plan.
  •  Advise and support the Management to build a risk management culture in the Country office.
  • Determine Country Office compliance with selected policies, procedures, donor requirement as well as local laws and regulations. Perform special investigations when requested.
  • Make recommendations to the COs that will increase efficiency and/or effectiveness of the control systems of functions reviewed.
  • Ensure that compliance matters are appropriately considered throughout Country office.
  • Liaise with CO Senior Management teams to identify and remediate organizational gaps identified during compliance audits and assessments as well as ensuring internal processes and policies relating to compliance are instituted, understood, and maintained.
  • Coordinate and support external audits.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a fluent writing style and good knowledge and practical use of both French and English
  • Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in Accounting/finance, accounting, or related area from a recognized institution
  • Must be a National Board of Accounting and Auditing Member/ACCA/CPA
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in auditing, compliance with working knowledge of classical compliance techniques and tools including problem solving, corrective action and auditing.
  • Extensive knowledge of Risk Management (Audit, Compliance, Finance and Procurement)
  • Proven ability to achieve and maintain a compliant organizational culture by partnering to provide practical standards of compliance that can be implemented and adhered to;
  • Knowledgeable and connected in financial management system, knowledge of PeopleSoft will be an added advantage.
  • An approach to mirror our core values: commitment, accountability, respect, effectiveness and diversity.
  • Ability to work and communicate with a range of stakeholders.
  • Operational experience including planning, development and implementation of operational activities.
  • Demonstrated experience with donor rules and regulations in relation to risk management and mitigation.
  • Proficient in Computer with knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet usage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a fluent writing style and good knowledge and practical use of both English and French.

*** We will be reviewing resumes for these roles on a continuous basis until the position is filled. If you are selected as a candidate, a member of our team will reach out to you to start the recruitment process. Thank you for your interest in CARE Sierra Leone. ***


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Starting salaries are based on internal equity, candidate experience, and the cost of labor where the job is based. Salaries listed only apply to jobs based in the US.