Fairtrade Africa- West Africa Network Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Fairtrade Africa- West Africa Network Recruitment 2021.

Fairtrade Africa- West Africa Network is a global movement that addresses the injustices of conventional trade by supporting smallholder farmers and workers to secure better terms of trade.

Fairtrade Africa, a member of the wider International Fairtrade movement represents Fairtrade certified producers in Africa and the Middle East.

Job Description

  • Company: Fairtrade Africa- West Africa Network
  • Location: Goaso, Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana
  • State: Sunyani
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Title: Internal Audit Risk Assistant


  • Post holder reports to Internal Audit & Risk Manager
  • Staff reporting to this post: None



  • Preparing draft audit test procedures, draft notifications, and request for information Memos;
  • Preparing draft risk-based audit plans, programs, and schedules.
  • Carrying out audit tests on internal controls in accounting, administration, and operational procedures.
  • Examining and evaluating the FTA’s internal controls to ascertain their adequacy and make recommendations for improvement
  • Ensuring that the audit work and paper files are complete and well referenced.
  • Preparing draft audit reports.
  • Provision of oversight responsibilities in risk management

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution and in advance stage of pursuing Certified Public Accountancy or similar qualification. OR
  • Have Certified Public Accountancy or Association of Certified Chartered
  • Accountancy qualification or any other relevant.
  • Possession of any of the following would be an added advantage: CISA, CIA, Risk Qualification, CFE, or any other relevant.

Experience and Knowledge

  • A minimum of five (5) years in relevant work
  • Thorough understanding of international NGO financial reporting standards
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with different financial controls, systems, and accounting regulations including taxation requirements, financial reporting requirements, etc.
  • Knowledge of reporting requirements of development partners

How to Apply


An application form (CVs will not be accepted) can be found on the jobs and volunteering page of our website


If you have any queries, please email

[email protected]

or call +254 202721771 or +254 704180169 and ask to speak to a member of the HR team. Qualified applicants will be subjected to background checks as a pre-condition of employment. Completed applications should be saved in the applicant’s name and the position (Internal Auditor & Risk Manager) and be e-mailed to  [email protected]

All applicants should state how they meet the essential requirements of the post and include their email address, telephone contacts and three referees with contact details on the application form.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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