East African Community (EAC) Career Jobs – Internal Auditor

Job Title:         Internal Auditor
Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Duty Station: Arusha,
Reports to: Principal
Internal Auditor
REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/04
About US:
The East African Community is a
regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the
Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, and
the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The EAC
mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural
integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through
increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.
Job Summary: The Internal
Auditor will conduct independent risk-based internal audits of the EAC Organs
and Institutions projects and programmes so as to identify any weaknesses and
in consultation with the auditor-in-charge propose recommendations for
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To
    assist in planning for normal, snap and follow-up reviews and carry out the
    fieldwork once plan is approved by the Principal Internal Auditor.
  • Carry
    out audit procedures for any segment of an audit under supervision from
    the auditor-in-charge.
  • Interpret
    results of audit work performed, determine internal control weaknesses,
    and propose recommendations for consideration by the auditor-in-charge.
  • Properly
    document work performed and drawing conclusions based on the objective of
    carrying out the work.
  • Maintain
    current and permanent audit files.
  • Continue
    professional development through on-the-job training, self-study, and
    internal and external audit courses as they become available.
  • To
    analyze and document audit findings in accordance with International
    standards for Professional Practices of Internal Auditing issued by the
    institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
  • Carry
    out audit of donor funds and projects to ensure strict adherence of the
    terms of project/financing agreements.
  • Carry
    out special audits and investigations as may be directed by head of
    internal audit and management.
  • To
    prepare the audit reports.
  • To
    identify gaps and propose for consideration desirable updates to the audit
    programs and audit manual to the Principal Internal Audit.
  • Other
    duties as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a first degree in business or economics, with
    specialty in accounting or related discipline from a recognized
  • Must
    possess a professional Accounting Qualification such as ACCA, CPA (U), CPA
    (K), CPA (T) and or any other relevant Professional Qualification in
    Similar Field.
  • At
    least five years of audit experience with knowledge in accounting
    principles, audit techniques, Internal Auditing standards.
  • Experience
    using computer aided audit techniques will be added advantage.
  • Knowledge
    and experience in using any of the accounting packages;
  • Advanced
    skills in using MS Office packages (Word, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Good
    interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation);
  • Advanced
    level of organization and planning skills;
  • Excellent
    analytical and numerical, and investigative skills;
  • Knowledge
    of International Public Sector Accounting Standards.
  • Age: Below 55 years.
Job Benefits: The
established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance,
transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested Ugandan candidates are advised to send their applications, detailed
curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact
details of three (3) referees, and a copy of National Identity Card, Birth
Certificate or Passport showing the date of birth. Please quote the respective
reference number on both the application letter and the envelope. For
electronic submissions, please quote the respective reference number on the
subject of the email and forward to the address given below.
  • Please submit your application either
    electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  • Applications which do not: indicate
    nationality and age; the reference number; an application letter attached;
    have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional
    certificates; or fail to provide three referees shall be disqualified.
The Secretary General,
East African Community,
P. o Box 1096 Arusha –
E-mail to: vacancies@eachq.org
Deadline: 25th April 2018
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