Mercy Corps

Senior Director Internal Audit

Mercy Corps

Job Description


Mercy Corps is powered by the belief that a better world is possible. To do this, we know our teams do their best work when they are diverse and every team member feels that they belong. We welcome diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be stronger and have Long Term impact.

The Department

The role of the Internal Audit Department (IAD) is to provide objective assurance that Mercy Corps’ business risks are being managed appropriately and that the agency’s Risk Management and internal control framework is operating effectively. The IAD actively reviews the reliability and integrity of financial and operating information as well as the systems established by the agency to ensure compliance with MC policies and procedures, donor policies and regulations and US and host country laws and regulations.

General Position Summary

The Senior Director of Internal Audit (SDIA) will provide leadership and strategic direction to the Mercy Corps Internal Audit Department. The SDIA will implement Mercy Corps' internal audit program to evaluate compliance with accounting principles, donor regulations and requirements, and organizational financial policies and procedures, thereby helping to safeguard MC assets, verify the accuracy of financial records, and promote organizational and operational integrity. The SDIA will provide strategic leadership to the Internal Audit Department (lAD) and work closely with the Joint Audit & Risk Committee of the Board of Directors.

Essential Job Responsibilities


  • Sets clear direction and strategy for the lAD, to ensure it delivers quality internal audits, based
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