Internal Auditor Job Careers – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)


Job Title:    Internal Auditor

Organisation: Uganda
Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: UDHA
Board through the Chairman Audit& Finance Committee.    


About US:

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key
health and development interventions in communities we work. We envision a
society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and
development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to TASO under the new funding model
implemented in partnership with TASO and aims to support the implementation of
Uganda’s Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.


Job Summary:
The internal audit function is aimed at providing independent oversight on the quality
of financial and operational functions of UDHA The role involves designing
Audit procedures and ensuring implementation of those procedures with the aim
of minimizing risks and safeguarding resources as well as ensuring financial
systems comply with institutional procedures and terms of the grant.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Draft audit work plans and programs; in
preparation for audits that span all UDHA business processes.

·       Conduct financial, regulatory, operational
reviews and compliance testing of policies and procedures to establish
reliability and integrity of financial and operating information.

·       Analyse risks in relation to each process
reviewed and test the effectiveness of the control design and whether the
controls are operating effectively.

·       Make recommendations on the systems,
processes, operations and procedures reviewed; follow up agreed actions with

·       Conduct regular follow up of all open
internal and external audit findings to ensure implementation by UDHA

·       Conduct value for money audits both at the
UDHA HQ office and field sites. Provide recommendations on how economy,
effectiveness and efficiency can be improved for better use of resources.

·       Assess management’s appetite for compliance
with donor contracts / agreements; and the impact on UDHA policies and

·       Work with the management team and Compliance
Officer to incorporate capacity building for staff in audit processes when gaps
in compliance are identified.

·       Investigate occurrences of indiscipline,
fraud, embezzlement, waste and bring such occurrences to the attention of the
Audit Committee.

·       Prepare and submit timely Internal Audit
reports to the Audit Committee highlighting work done, findings and relevant

·       Prepare and retain comprehensive audit
working papers for all key audit and compliance processes.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Commerce, Finance, Business Administration or its equivalent.

·       Part qualification level 3 CPA or Possession
of full professional certification relevant to the job including Certified
Internal Auditor (CIA) or Accountant Chartered (CA/ACA/ACCA) or  Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

·       At least four years of post-qualification experience
in internal auditing or external Auditing in a reputable organisation.

·       Must demonstrate/manifest adequate Internal
Audit capability for carrying out internal audit assignments within specified

·       Previous audit experience working with an NGO
will be an advantage.

·       Special Knowledge: Auditing principles and
Donor accountability requirements

·       Competency in Results Based Performance

·       Demonstrated ability to work with minimum

·       Excellent analytical skills with attention to

·       High integrity and confidentiality

·       Excellent interpersonal and communication

·       Logical thinking

·       Organization awareness and commitment.

·       Excellent Computer literacy with advanced
skills in the use of MS Office tools

·       Other Qualities/Attributes: Quick judgment,
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, Observation qualities, Integrity
and Assertiveness, Interviewing skills, Investigative skills and Report writing


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit in single PDF
their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as
below to: with copy to


The Executive

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA),

P.O. Box 77, Iganga Municipality


Deadline: 9th April 2021 by 5:00pm


While UDHA
appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the
closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone
solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification.  


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