Internal Auditor NGO Jobs – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:        Internal Auditor
Organization: InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Board
of Directors and Executive Director
About US:
InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization established in 1988,
and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU is actively involved
in programs geared towards the protection and improvement of lives of
disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and in the Great
Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of Rights
Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HIV&AIDS;
Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
(WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management and Governance
Job Summary: The Internal
Auditor will test the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control
systems in mitigating risks facing the organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategic Direction:
strategic Audit planning to IAU Management
that the internal control systems are evaluated for effectiveness on a
continuous  basis
Stakeholder Management: Assess management’s and Board’s level of
compliance with donor contracts / agreements; and IAU’s policies and
Process Management:
recommendations on the systems, processes, operations and procedures reviewed;
follow up agreed actions with management.
regular follow up of all open internal and external audit findings to ensure
implementation by IAU management.
audit work plans and programs; and discuss with the Board in preparation for
audits that span all major IAU business processes.
value for money audits at the IAU support office. Provide recommendations on
how economy, effectiveness and efficiency can be improved for better use of
the entity’s IT Systems including the design and operating effectiveness of the
automated, IT dependent manual controls and the effectiveness of the IT General
financial, regulatory, operational reviews and compliance testing of policies
and procedures to establish reliability and integrity of financial and
operating information.
and retain comprehensive audit working papers for all key audit and compliance
and submit timely Internal Audit reports to the Board highlighting work done,
findings and relevant recommendations.
occurrences of indiscipline, fraud, embezzlement, waste and bring such
occurrences to the attention of the Board.
Support to Staff & Other
Work with the
management team to incorporate capacity building for staff in audit processes
when gaps in compliance are identified.
Risk Management: Analyze risks in relation to each process
reviewed and test the effectiveness of the control design and whether the
controls are operating effectively.
the programs team to ensure that donor compliance is adhered to.
that policies and procedures are in compliance with relevant legislation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) Internal Auditor job
opportunity should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree  in a Business-related course, Economics, Statistics from a recognized University.
Professional qualification (e.g.  ACCA, CPA)  
Certification in any of the following: Certified
Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) will be
an added advantage
At least seven years’ experience of internal or external audit with a reputable
Experience in auditing organizations that are funded
by UNHCR is desired. Working exposure with an International audit firm will be
an added advantage
Broad knowledge and understanding of current internal audit legislation with the ability to
maintain up to date knowledge and sharing developments with colleagues.
Possess strong coaching skills.
Exposure and experience using and implementing audit
procedures, including
techniques, test and sampling methods.
Knowledge of computerized accounting and audit
record keeping systems
Knowledge of the principles, procedures and
practices of accounting, financial records and transactions.                           
Ability to demonstrate and maintain effective
working relationships both internally and externally.
Ability to accurately prepare audit findings reports
for presentation to the board and  management
Ability to work under minimum supervision (work autonomously, plan and
prioritize own workload)
Be part of an effective dynamic team
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
An excellent communicator, able to provide technical
support in a strategic and collaborative manner
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated CVs and photo
copies of their professional qualifications including three referees via E-mail
to both and
addressed to:
The Executive Director,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8, Kabala
Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 14th March 2018 by 5:00 PM
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