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HOPE International

Director of Internal Audit

HOPE International
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 02/23/2010
Categories: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
To invest in the dreams of the poor in the world’s underserved communities so that they might
be released from physical and spiritual poverty.
We offer savings services, small business loans, biblically-based business training, and
mentoring and coaching from a Christ-centered perspective.
The love of Jesus Christ motivates us to identify with the poor and care for their physical and
spiritual conditions.

Director of Internal Audit
Job Description

CATEGORY: Exempt, Full-time, Domestic
REPORTS TO: Audit Committee of Board of Directors
LOCATION: Lancaster, PA

The Director of Internal Audit is responsible for developing and managing HOPE International’s
global Internal Audit function. The incumbent will have responsibility for Internal Audit people,
methodologies, planning and delivery. This Leader, reporting to the Audit Committee, will support
country and regional leadership by assessing risk, evaluating internal controls and assuring
compliance with internal procedures, regulatory pronouncements and financial accounting
standards. This person will be responsible for direct management of a team and will have oversight
of internal audits across HOPE International.

To promote and fulfill the mission and vision of HOPE International

I. Develop and execute strategic and tactical programs to identify and quantify current and
evolving financial risk and other exposures in the HOPE network;
II. Maintain an industry and network knowledge base to keep current on existing and emerging
issues; apply and integrate this knowledge for the benefit of risk-based audit programs;
III. Lead the development and implementation of risk-controlling activities and monitoring systems
to eliminate or mitigate observed risks;
IV. Oversee the completion of a risk-based audit plan focusing upon critical risk areas, including
assessments of risk controlling activities and risk monitoring systems, evaluation of internal
controls, compliance with laws and regulations and conformity with financial accounting
V. Provide functional leadership for all MFI internal auditors in consolidated institutions including:
a. Ensuring mission attainment through structure and governance
b. Developing and communicating appropriate methodology and tools
c. Implementing and maintaining professional development programs;
VI. Present results of work performed to senior management and prepare applicable reporting to
the Board of Directors’ Audit Committee;
VII. Establish, foster and maintain working relationships with peers and senior management
throughout the HOPE network to ensure effective workflow and an operational excellence

I. Personal confession of faith in Jesus Christ and commitment to the mission and vision of HOPE
II. Ability to partner across the organization, both locally and remotely;
III. Demonstrated success in developing and managing a geographically dispersed organization
IV. Ten years of accounting, external audit or internal audit experience in financial services with
preference for service in microfinancing, retail banking and consumer lending businesses;
V. Professional certification including CPA, CIA or CMA with a minimum of five years experience in
financial auditing. Big 4 experience is a plus;
VI. Undergraduate/graduate degree with an Accounting concentration; MBA preferred;
VII. Willingness to travel up to 40% stabilizing to 25% over time