Partners in Hope is a local Malawian, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) founded in 2001. PIH’s vision is to be the leading health service provider in Malawi and its mission is to strengthen the capacity of Malawi’s healthcare systems to deliver quality, equitable, and sustainable services.

Partners in Hope (PIH) is seeking to recruit highly motivated individuals for the positions below:


The Internal Auditing Assistant will provide direct support to the Internal Auditor in undertaking audits of all systems against applicable laws, legislation, regulations, and company policies and procedures following the Department’s audit plans.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Internal Auditor in the implementation of a strong system of internal controls and procedures that will ensure major risks to PIH are identified and analyzed.
  • Assist the Internal Auditor in the development of a risk profile for PIH and the preparation of an annual audit plan.
  • Assist in the analysis and evaluation of the accuracy of accounting systems and procedures.
  • Work with the Internal Auditor in preparing audit working papers per standards and requirements.
  • Provide support to the Internal Auditor in the review of accounting systems and controls to be in line with standards and the relevant legislation and donor requirements
  • Research policies and procedures regarding the safeguarding of assets, on governance policies and procedures to inform the decision-making process.
  • Assist in documenting the audit process and preparing audit findings.
  • Assist in reviewing and offering solutions to internal audit issues.
  • Participate in meetings with different departments to update audit findings and improve the audit process.
  • Conduct risk assessments and also maintain risk registers for PIH.

Qualification and General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, internal auditing, or similar degrees /ACCA Part 2.
  • Posses a critical mind to challenge the status quo and exceptional report-writing skills.
  • Membership with accountancy professional bodies, ICAM/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Membership with the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • A minimum of 4 years of internal auditing experience.
  • Knowledgeable with USAID and other donors’ COAG, financial regulations, and policies.
  • Good communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills;
  • Ability to write clear, concise, robust, and balanced audit reports.
  • Be highly organized and can work under pressure.
  • Ability to track information from sources relating to a particular activity.
  • Ability to stand his/her ground when seeking information.

Eligible candidates meeting the requirements should submit their applications together with their Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of relevant certificates to jobs@pihmalawi.com . The deadline for receiving application letters is Friday, 3 May 2024.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.