SOS Children’s Villages Careers – Internal Auditor

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Organization: SOS Children’s
Villages
Duty Station: National Office, Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Board Audit Committee
Job Ref: SOS710
About Us:
Our
Client, SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is a member of SOS Kinderdorf
International, a worldwide, independent, non-governmental social development
organization that has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests
and rights of children since 1949.
SOS
Children’s Villages Uganda is a locally registered Trust with a local governing
body: the Board of Trustees. It has been operating since 1989 and currently has
projects caring for more than 2,500 children in four locations at Kakiri,
Entebbe, Gulu and Fort Portal. The various projects include SOS Children’s
Villages, Community outreach programmes, Kindergartens, schools, medical
centres and social centres.
Key Duties &
Responsibilities:
  • Plan and budget for the internal audit plan.
  • Implement the approved audit plan.
  • Be accountable for internal audit’s financial resources.
  • Assess and make recommendations on the effectiveness of the design
    and operation of internal controls across the financial and operational
    processes of the different programmes.
  • Promote a culture that drives adherence to policies and process as
    well as responsibility and accountability for risk management and
    controls.
  • Engage management to build risk and control awareness and to promote
    a proactive control culture.
  • At the request of management provide advisory services.
  • Provide support to external auditors to conduct audits.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidate should hold a University Degree from a reputable
    institution.
  • Full membership of an international accounting professional body
    such as ACCA, CPA or CIA.
  • Member of the International Certified Public Accountants of Uganda
    (ICPAU).
  • At least five years’ work experience as an Auditor with a
    not-for-profit organization.
  • Planning and organising skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Effective communication including reporting skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of a computerised accounting software e.g. Sage
    Peachtree, Navision or
  • QuickBooks.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
Personal Competencies: Strategic thinking, Conceptual thinking, Leadership
orientation, Results orientation, Personal integrity, Understanding others, Team
management orientation, and Concern for standards.
How to Apply:
Please send the
following documents by email to sos710@aikanhr.com and quote the job title and
reference number:
  • Updated CV which demonstrates that you are suitable for the job role
    including your contact information and three work related references in
    either Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • A one page statement describing your suitability for the particular
    job role, in either Microsoft
  • Word or PDF format.
  • Please do not attach any academic certificates.
Deadline: 15th November, 2013 by 5 pm

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