Internal Auditor Jobs – Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)

Job Title:   Internal Auditor    

Organisation: Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Secretary-General


About US:

Founded in 2001, the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU), is an indigenous, national faith-based organization uniting efforts of religious institutions to jointly address issues of common concern. IRCU is constituted by; the Roman Catholic Church (RCC), the Church of the Province of Uganda (Church Of Uganda-COU), the Uganda Orthodox Church (UOC), the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC), the Seventh-day Adventist Uganda Union (SDAUU), the Born Again Faith in Uganda (BAF) and the National Alliance of Pentecostal and Evangelical Churches in Uganda (NAPECU). Similarly, IRCU works with other religious organizations, namely the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i, the Methodist and Lutheran Churches.


Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will provide technical support and guidance on  financial  performance  and quality assurance services in systems of internal control, risk management, and governance processes in the Organization


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To develop, implement and provide oversight of internal audit quality assurance strategy, plans, and approaches
  • To evaluate IRCU’s quality assurance procedures and processes and ensure compliance.
  • To examine financial transactions for accuracy and compliance with institutional policies, applicable laws, and regulations;
  • To evaluate financial and operational procedures to ensure adequate internal controls.
  • To identify, assess and evaluate the organization’s risk areas, and make appropriate recommendations for improved internal controls and accounting procedures.
  • To assist members of IRCU management in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by furnishing them with analyses, recommendations, counsel, and relevant information.
  • To utilize the Internal Audit resources to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the Internal Audit activities.
  • To maintain appropriate auditing standards
  • To supervise and appraises staff in the Internal Audit Unit.
  • To provide overall leadership to the Internal Audit Unit
  • To represent the Internal Audit Unit in strategic fora within the organization and beyond.
  • To be responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of the internal controls and risk management processes
  • To serve as a Secretary to the Audit Committee of the Council

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Finance or Business Administration
  • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent is an added advantage
  • Qualification in CPA or ACCA, or CIA
  • A member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • At least five years of experience in internal and external auditing, two (2) of which should have been at a senior level in a reputable organization.
  • Computer Literacy.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of integrity


NB: Evidence for work experience shall be required for all positions. Female qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. All positions are based at the Secretariat with frequent upcountry travels.


How to Apply:

Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter indicating 3 referees, one of whom should have been a direct supervisor. You are required to submit a letter of recommendation from a religious leader of your place of worship.


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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 31st May, 2022 at 5:00p.m.


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