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TITLE:  Senior Internal Auditor

LOCATION:  Yerevan, Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Sef International UCO is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor to join its team.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Perform regular audits of the processes, loan products and branches of the Organization in accordance with approved internal audit plan;
- Conduct data analysis on the loan portfolio to identify any unusual relationships/ anomalies;
- Travel to branches in the regions of Armenia to implement visits to the customers, testing of loans in compliance with the local regulations and international guidance/ methodology;
- Assist the Head of Internal Audit in the reporting of audit results to the Board of the Organisation, development and planning of audit program testing and evaluation, quality assurance;
- Conduct frequent visits and checkups of the cash desks of the branches;
- Prepare high quality reports on the testing and branch visits;
- Evaluate and document the adequacy of internal controls;
- Recommend corrective actions and improvements, cost reduction strategies.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- At least a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or Computer Science /Technology /Engineering, or ACCA, CIA, CAT or CPA certification by an accredited institution;
- At least 5 years of prior auditing experience in a recognized organization (as an Eternal or Internal Auditor); at least 2 years of experience in a supervisory level position; experience in public accounting will be an added advantage;
- Proven experience to produce quality outputs under pressure;
- Driver's license and at least 2 years of driving experience including in the regions of Armenia.

Additional Qualifications and Work Experience:
- Certification/ license of an auditor or accountant is an advantage;
- Experience in IT audits, IT security, software development and implementation, modern electronic payment systems, mobile technologies is an advantage;
- Experience with either data analysis/ mining or fraud examination is an advantage.

Knowledge and Skills:
- Knowledge and understanding of micro-finance or banking operations;
- Knowledge of CBA, Government and tax regulations as applicable to lending institutions;
- Understanding of and ability to audit general and application-level IT controls;
- Excellent knowledge of business operations and specifics of lending institutions, including business model, technologies, structure;
- Proven experience to produce quality outputs under pressure;
- Excellent report writing skills;
- Data analysis skills;
- Excellent time management and organizational skills;
- Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards is an advantage;
- Knowledge of Armenian auditing policies, standards, requirements, procedures and methodology;
- Knowledge of requirements for the contracts, agreements, receipts and other official documentation;
- Skills in examining operations and procedures, formulating policy, developing and implementing new strategies and procedures;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community;
- Strong skills in planning, controlling, goal setting and personnel motivation;
- Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation;
- Fluency in Armenian and English languages, both written and verbal; good knowledge of Russian language is a plus;
- Ability to travel to and stay at the local provinces for audit.

Software and Computer Literacy:
- Strong computer skills in MS Office package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
- Knowledge of statistical software packages is an advantage;
- Knowledge of AS Bank is an advantage.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  To be considered or for further information please send your CV to: seniorauditor@sef.am indicating the position title ("Senior Internal Auditor") in the subject line of the email. Please specifically indicate in your CV the required qualifications and work experience.
Please clearly mention in your application letter that you learned of this job opportunity through Career Center and mention the URL of its website - www.careercenter.am, Thanks.

OPENING DATE:  27 August 2019

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  26 September 2019

ABOUT COMPANY:  Sef International UCO LLC is a universal credit organization, established in 1997 and licensed by the Central Bank of Armenia in 2003. The Company is the WorldVision/ VisionFund microfinance operation in Armenia. The Company aims to extend financial services to the underserved segment of the financial market with the goal to improve lives for families and children. The Company serves 26,000 clients in all regions of Armenia, through 21 branches.

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