Senior Internal Auditor – The Church of Uganda

Senior Internal Auditor – The Church of Uganda
The Church of the Province of Uganda (Church of Uganda) is a member of
the Anglican Communion. The Church is commissioned to carry out Christ’s
mission of teaching, healing and nurturing people so that they may
have an abundant life and build an evangelistic, loving, caring, worshiping,
peaceful and just community.
The Church of Uganda is seeking to recruit suitable persons to fill the
position detailed below:
Title: Senior Internal Auditor
Reporting line: Functionally reports to the Audit Committee of the
Board of Finance and Administratively to the Provincial Secretary
Supervises: Internal Auditor(s)
Core Duties:
  • Primary role
    is to carry out internal audit duties in the Provincial Secretariat Undertake
    a broad, comprehensive programme of internal audit in the entire COU and
    its related programme activities of Planning, Development &
    Rehabilitation (PDR), Treasury, Education, Health, Mission and Evangelism
    Regularly review, update and implement the Provincial Internal Audit, Risk
    Management and Whistle blower policy
  • Develop and
    review internal controls that help in fraud risk prevention and detection
  • Prepare
    Internal Audit Unit annual work plans and conduct annual internal audit
  • Review and assist
    in setting up proper book keeping and accounting systems in the Provincial
    Secretariat projects and programmes.
  • Perform
    regular examination, verification and audit of key control areas and
    recommend improvement(s)
  • Perform
    regular audits at the Provincial Secretariat projects/programme sites to
    ensure up to-date financial records and that they are complying with
    approved management and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Carry out
    investigations in frauds and misappropriation of resources, if any Carry
    out operational and value for money audits to ascertain the effectiveness
    of established policies and plans and where necessary recommend
    improvements Attend to periodic cash and stock counts
  • Audit income
    and expenditure, assets and liabilities and commitments to ensure they are
    fairy stated in the financial statements and management reports
  • Advise on
    resource mobilization in COU and assist in building related capacities in
    the Province
  • Assist in
    building capacities in Provincial Management and control of project
    operations through on the job training and other interventions Coordinate
    quarterly risk management committee meetings
  • Liaise with
    external auditors from time to time
Person specifications:
At least 5 years experience in internal auditing
• University graduate in Commerce/Accounting/Finance
• Full professional qualifications in CIA and membership to the Institute
of Internal Auditors
• ACCA or CPA is added advantage
• Knowledge and experience of working with faith-based organizations
Committed and practicing Christian 
30-45 years
Competencies required:
  • Excellent
    audit and financial analysis skills
  • Good
    knowledge of Internal Audit principles and practices
  • Excellent skills
    in Risk and Portfolio Management of Faith-based organizations
  • Assertiveness,
    high levels of integrity and decision making skills
  • Ability to
    prioritize work and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent
    interpersonal, oral and written communication skills Ability to maintain
  • Computer
  • Ability to
    work with minimal or no supervision Committed to the values and faith of
    Church of Uganda
How to Apply
Qualifying female applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications along with up-to-date curriculum vitae, copies of relevant
certified academic testimonials, a letter from your local church, names &
contacts of three referees and a day time contact should be submitted to the
address below not later than June 15th 2012. Clearly indicate the post you are
applying for on top of the envelope. Only short listed applicants will be
The Provincial Secretary The Church of the Province of Uganda Wills Road,
Namirembe P.O. Box 14123, KAMPALA.

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