New Vacancies at World Vision


With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!


Key Responsibilities:

Head of Internal Audit and Investigation

Directly reporting to:                Audit Committee of the Board of Directors/Operationally to the Chief Executive Officer

Direct supervisor of:                 Internal Auditor

Immediate Alternate:                 Senior Internal Auditor


University degree in accountancy or business administration with prolonged experience in microfinance; must be a professional accountant

Special / Personal Abilities

  • Determined personality with initiative and perseverance
  • Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of rectitude
  • Excellent knowledge of operational issues and proven ability to work accurately and to perform correct and reliable analyses;
  • Good comprehension of micro-finance and the internal control concepts relevant to MFI
  • Should have the skills and expertise to provide appropriate guidance and direction to VFT MFB on the development, implementation and maintenance of the compliance program;
  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MicroSoft office applications


  • Help the institution accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes;
  • Coordinate, monitor and facilitate compliance with existing laws, rules and regulations.
  • Advice the Board of Directors and management on the adequacy of the systems, risk management and IT controls.

Main tasks:

1.Develops and submits for approval to the Board Audit Committee an annual internal audit plan that outlines the activities to be undertaken by the Internal Audit Department during the year;

2.Carries out the procedures outlined in the internal audit plan with the assistance of the Internal Auditor and Assistant Auditors;

3.Ensures compliance to established risk management framework, inclusive of policies, procedures, and controls, and consequently, ensures compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements;

4.Evaluates the reliability of the information produced by accounting and computer systems;

5.Sign off on all operational, credit and IT system changes prior to rollout;

6.Provides an independent appraisal function of all aspects of operations;

7.Evaluates the effectiveness, efficiency, and economy of the institution’s operations;

8.Provides investigative services to line management;

9.Requires the management of the institution to implement and maintain appropriate internal control procedures and management information systems;

10.Reviews operations and transactions of the institution that could adversely affect

11.Evaluates the well-being of the institution;

12.Performs an audit of the financial statements of the institution to detect irregularities and illegal acts in the conduct of the institutional business.

13.Proposes improvements or enhancements and addition to internal control and audit policies and procedures to the Board Audit Committee;

14.Submits a written audit report to the Board Audit Committee, preferably before every scheduled Board Meeting;

15.Maintains adequate records of reports submitted and monitors whether actions to rectify the reported findings acknowledged by the Audit Committee are undertaken promptly;

16.Discusses the results of his audit with the respective unit/ branch/ department managers and advises on appropriate actions to improve conditions, if necessary; 17.Prepares and assists in the execution of the external audit as well as in examinations to be conducted by government regulatory agencies; (Note: external audit does not only refer to financial audit, such as the ones usually executed by Ernst and Young, but  also to operation/institutional auditors, such as MicroRate) 18.Ensures implementation of issues raised by the external auditor’s management letters;

19.Oversees and coordinates the implementation of the compliance system of VFT MFB to existing regulations which includes the compliance program;

20.Consults with regulatory agencies for additional clarification on specific provisions of laws and regulations and/or discuss compliance findings with regulatory authorities.  He may also initiate dialogues on borderline issues;

21.Supervises and reviews the work of the Internal Auditor and subsequently, the Assistant Auditor;

22.Informs all staff or concerned staff on changes in internal control and audit policies and procedures;

23.And any other duties that may be delegated by the Board Audit Committee

And any other duties that may be assigned

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only


Finance Intern at World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:


Job Description:

The East Africa Regional Office, operating in nine countries of East Africa namely; Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda is looking for an intern Accountant to work in its Nairobi office.

We are looking for an intern to join our Finance and Administration team. This opportunity will offer the intern a sharp learning curve by being a member of a diverse and efficient team serving in a fast-paced finance and administration unit.

Accounts Payable Function  

  • Process cheques / Online payments with supporting documentation and submit for review and subsequent payment
  • Prepare monthly creditor reconciliations and liaise with vendors to ensure prompt clearance or resolution of pending or disputed items.
  • Liaise with The Finance officer to clear outstanding items in the Bank Reconciliation

Cash / Advance Settlement Management 

  • Process cash requests according to policy, processes and agreed turnaround times while coordinating with the onsite bank teller to reconcile uncollected amounts.
  • Account Allocation of Balance Sheet A/C relating to Advances for proper Aging
  • Manage the corporate credit card process by booking of the expenses in expense reporting systems General Ledger reconciliation

Inter-office payment settlement system operations

  • Perform Account allocation of 500 Accounts relating to Inter-office payment settlement system to track and establish amounts that have not been allocated for payments to ensure that all payable amounts are sent out on a monthly basis.
  • Perform account Allocation and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts as may be required

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Document Management and Archiving 

  • Keep records of documents filed or removed using a tracking tool
  • Ensure correct filing, legibility and proper condition of financial documents
  •  Find and retrieve information from files in response to requests from authorized internal and external users (Auditors, Government agencies)
  • Support in Events and facilities management
  • Any other administrative roles as May assigned from time to time
  • Participate in some finance review meetings and any other learning duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Finance/ Accounting,  CPA Level II Upwards,
  • Knowledge of Accounting Packages like SUN System,
  • Ability to use  Ms Office packages

Period of internship:  May 2024 – October 31, 2024

This internship offers a chance to work in a team of very experienced Finance and Administration practitioners and thus ideal for a flexible, energetic young professional who is eager to learn. A small monthly stipend will be offered.

  • Applications close on 6th May 2024, 5:00PM.

Applicant Types Accepted: