East African Community (EAC) Jobs – Internal Auditor

Job Title:  Internal Auditor
Organisation: East African Community (EAC)
Duty Station:  EAC Secretariat, Arusha, Tanzania
Reports to: Principal Internal Auditor
Job Reference Number: EAC/HR//2014-2015/013
About EAC:
The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, the Republic of Rwanda and the Republic of Burundi 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 EAC Internal Auditor will mainly conduct independent risk-based internal audits of the EAC Organs and Institutions projects and programmes to identify any weaknesses and in consultation with the auditor-in-charge propose recommendations for improvement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support in planning for normal, snap and follow-up reviews and carry out the fieldwork once plan is approved by the Principal Internal Auditor;
  • Conduct 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, internal and external audit courses as they become available;
  • Analyse and document audit findings in accordance with International standards for Professional Practices of Internal Auditing issued by the institute of Internal Auditors (IIA);
  • Prepare the draft audit reports;
  • Identify gaps, propose for consideration desirable updates to the audit programs, and audit manual to the Principal Internal Audit;
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit or the deputy, or Principal Internal Auditor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the East African Community (EAC) vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in business or economics, with specialty in accounting or equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
  • Professional Certified Chartered Accountant in Public or Private Accounting and registered to practice by the National Accounting Body of your country;
  • At least five (5) years post qualification experience in audit;
  • Advanced Proficiency in computerised accounting packages;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation);
  • Advanced organisation and planning skills;
  • Excellent analytical and numerical, and investigative skills;
  • Knowledge of Financial Regulations and Accounting procedures (IPSA).
  • Prior experience using computer aided audit techniques.
How to Apply: 
All citizens of the East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) are invited to by submitting their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of three referees.
NB:  Please quote the respective reference number on both on the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.
Please also Note:
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
The complete applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of academic certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
Send hard copies to:
The Director,
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
10th Floor PPF Tower
Cnr of Ohio Street & Garden Avenue:
P O Box 1559 Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Fax +255(22) 2116379
E-mail to: esd@deloitte.co.tz
Deadline:  Monday, 10th November 2014.
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