Job Posting 83536

Internal Auditor
Children Believe
York / Durham area
closes in 18 days (Fri, 10 Jun)
full time

Careers that empower young dreamers

When you make a decision to work with Children Believe you’re not just doing something great for your career, you’re helping empower children around the world to access education, pursue their dreams and be a voice for change. We know there are lots of career options for talented, top performers like you, but not many offer the opportunity to help children live and dream fearlessly. Children Believe is currently recruiting for the following position: 

Internal Auditor

Reporting to the Director, Internal Audit, the Internal Auditor is responsible for assisting in the planning and conducting of assigned audit and advisory projects to meet the mandate of Internal Audit department, the requirements of the annual audit plan, and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards. The annual audit plan includes integrated audits addressing financial, operational, internal control, value for money and compliance needs. The role will also assists with the follow-up of implementation of audit recommendations across Canada and Country Offices including that of partners and related project coordination and administrative duties.


This role includes, but not limited to:

  • Support the Director, Internal Audit with communications and follow-ups of audit findings, recommendations and managements’ action plans.
    • In particular, monitor and report on the implementation of past audit recommendations across all Country Offices.
    • Appraise the adequacy of follow-up action taken on audit findings and recommendations.
    • Maintain the SharePoint database of audit recommendations.
  • Assist with the development and documentation of flow-charts for current procedures, risk and control matrix, planning memorandum and audit program for audit projects.
  • Assist with the execution of audits in an independent, objective and professional manner while ensuring that proper audit working paper standards are met. Sufficient, reliable and useful evidence is gathered to substantiate findings and conclusions reached, and to allow for independent re-performance.
    • Audit testing and communicating results of audit activities to Director, Internal Audit, identifying problems and errors;
    • Collecting, sorting and recording data and information from various sources;
    • Develop options for improvement and select the most practical and cost beneficial solution; and,
    • Completing required audit working papers, documentation and/or reports as appropriate.
  • Assist in the development of continuous monitoring program leveraging data analytics to provide value-added services, by identifying opportunities for process optimization and cost control.  
  • Assist in sending out questionnaires or surveys associated with internal audit activities.
  • Attend and participate in audit project meetings with auditees, document discussions and decisions made.
  • Expand and maintain the Internal Audit SharePoint page as a communication tool across Country Offices.
  • Support/conduct investigations as assigned by the Director, Internal Audit.
  • Performs other general administrative and coordination support activities under the direction of the Director, Internal Audit as required.


The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related area ; AND,
  • Actively working towards an accounting/auditing designation; OR,
  • Acceptable combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in working in an international development organization would be a strong asset.
  • Understanding of auditing principles and methodologies. Knowledge of and/or conformance with the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Standards and Code of Ethics is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams and SharePoint.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills; excellent communication ability, both oral and written.
  • Knowledge of process flowcharting software would be an asset.
  • The ability to work accurately with figures is essential.

Children Believe offers competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, EAP and company-match RRSP.


Location: The office is located at 1200 Denison Street, Markham, ON. Staff are currently working from home with some flexibility on in-office activity until further notice (due to Covid-19 related health precautions).


Application Process:

If you believe you have that unique combination of a not-for-profit heart combined with the skills and interest for the “Internal Auditor” position, then you will want to apply for this opportunity. If you are already on Children Believe’s job posting site, click on the “Apply” button found at the bottom (or at the top right corner) of this screen to submit your résumé & covering letter. 

Follow the application process stated on the specific job posting, you will be required to complete a very brief questionnaire and submit your résumé and covering letter.


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Children Believe is not accepting recruitment agency/firm referrals.

Applicants must be legally eligible (at this time) to work in Canada.

Consistent with our Child Safeguarding Policy, the successful candidate must receive clearance by a Canadian criminal record check.

Children Believe is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. 

Children Believe is committed to providing workplace accommodations. If you require an accommodation, inform us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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