Audit Specialist

Aug 31, 2017 01:55 pm

Dhaka Ahsania Mission Company Name: Dhaka Ahsania Mission

Job Title: Audit Specialist

Job Type: Full Time

Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Category: NGO/Development

Deadline: 14 Sep,2017

Educational Qualification:
  • Masters/ MBA in Accounting/ Finance or relevant field of study.
  • Candidates having completed Chartered Accountancy course is preferable.
  • Partly passed CA Knowledge Level/ CMA Intermediate/ACCA partly passed will be an added advantage.


  • At least 5 year(s)


  • Financial auditing experience, preferably within a national or international development organization;
  • Ability to detect and interpret patterns in financial data for effective Internal Control;
  • Ability to assess and improve financial systems and procedures;
  • Familiarity with accounting and auditing procedures generally;
  • Attentiveness to detail, ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting is preferable.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of finance principles, theories, practices and terminology is required.
  • A thorough knowledge of Tax & VAT laws, regulations and procedures governing USAID financial management and USAID's project and programming policies and processes is desirable.
  • Interpersonal communication skills and negotiation skills.
  • Result driven.
  • Ability to work under pressure and able to meet deadline
  • Good coordination skills.
  • Good facilitation skills.
  • High level of integrity and sense of maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent computer (MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) operating skills, preferably with accounting package.
  • Fluency in written and verbal English.


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Instruction :
Send your CV to [email protected] 
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply online through email: [email protected]
Candidates should send application with complete CV (only soft copy) including contact number, passport size photograph and contact address of two referees to: The HR Manager, USAID Agricultural Extension Support Activity, Dhaka Ahsania Mission. You can also visit the project website for further information. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.

Applicant must enclose his/her Photograph with CV.

Application Deadline : Sep 14, 2017
Company Information
USAID Ag Extension Project, Dhaka Ahsania MissionAddress : House No# 7, Road No# 2/1, Banani, Dhaka - 1213Web :


Job Detail:

Job Context
The Audit Specialist position will be based in the Project Head Quarter located in Banani, Dhaka. S/he will be responsible for overall management of the USAID Agricultural Extension Support Activity Project internal audit functions. This includes overall planning and scheduling of internal audit activities; oversight and support to internal audit team; assurance of quality internal audit reports; and follow-up action to ensure audit findings are responded to with appropriate corrective action. The Audit Specialist is responsible for the internal audit function for Dhaka Ahsania Mission, as well as partner NGO`s (CARE and mPower) to ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations.
Job Description / Responsibility
1. Overall Planning and Management of Project Internal Audits
Develop an annual internal audit plan with tentative schedule
Develop audit guidelines to ensure all internal audits are complete in reviewing critical USAID compliance issues
Maintain a standard internal audit report format
Ensure the Internal Audit team is oriented to individual responsibilities
Communicate the internal audit plans and tentative schedule to field offices and project partners
2. Oversight and Quality Control of the Internal Audit Process
Monitor audit activities to ensure common standards and quality throughout
Take responsibility to review and approve all audit reports
Participate in discussions with audit recipients at the end of audits to ensure clear understanding of audit finding along with plans to address issues
Ensure follow up action and documentation after audits that require responses to findings
3. Audit Team Leadership & Supervision
Ensure all audit team members have a common understanding of Ag Extension Project audit procedures, tools, reports, etc.
Monitor and manage the audit team including direct supervision of team members and annual performance evaluations;
Participate whenever possible in audits - to ensure quality, monitor team capacities, provide on-the-job training, and ensure quality reports on audit findings.
4. Ag Extension Project Operations Capacity Building
Work closely with the DCOP - Operations and Finance Manager to assess needs to enable maximum compliance with USAID regulations;
Participate in planning and delivering training and orientation to project staff as needed;
Hold ongoing discussions with COP, DCOP and Finance Manager to continuously identify needs and strengthen project and Dhaka Ahsania Mission operations.