Joint Medical Store (JMS) Careers – Internal Auditor

Job Title:  Internal Auditor
Organisation: Joint
Medical Store (JMS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head
Internal Audit
About JMS:
Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a
Church founded private Not-For-Profit organization whose mission is to supply
medicines, medical equipment and related healthcare services, and training of
assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices.
Job Summary: The
Internal Auditor will be responsible for the implementation of approved annual
internal audit plans, review of systems, procedures and controls to ensure that
they are efficient and are correctly applied.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct
    risk-based audits on key business processes and projects as per annual
    audit plan.
  • Intuitively
    analyse data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in controls or, and
    extent of compliance with statutory laws and regulations, management
    policies, procedures and plans.
  • Examine
    the financial accounting, inventory and management information systems to
    determine their efficiency and protective value.
  • Conduct
    special audit assignments as may be required such as adhoc investigations,
    performance audits and spot checks.
  • Assess
    potential areas of risk for the organization in view of systems,
    procedures and processes.
  • Carry
    out follow-up audits on recommendations for all audit queries raised as
    per Management’s proposed action.
  • Compile
    and send internal audit reports to Head Internal Audit in accordance with
    established report writing guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Business
    Administration (Accounting) or BSc (Finance and Accounting).
  • Relevant
    professional qualifications such as ACCA or CPA or CIA are an added
    advantage.
  • Membership
    to the Institute of Internal Auditors will be an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of three years’ audit experience in a large and busy firm
    preferably with complex Inventory Management Systems.
  • Practical
    experience in using computerized financial accounting packages and
    inventory management systems.
  • Hands-on
    experience in systems audit, and knowledge about best practice standards
    including IFRS, TQM, ISA are desirable.
  • Dependable,
    honest, impeccable integrity
  • Good
    team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed
    oral, written (report writing) communication skills
  • Highly
    self-motivated, able to prioritize work and follow up tasks and issues to
    the end
  • Strong
    numerical, analytical, accounting and audit skills
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel,
    Power Point, Email)
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send
their applications including photocopies of academic certificates, Curriculum
Vitae, names of three professional referees (who are not relatives), and a
day-time telephone contacts should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource and
Administration
Joint Medical Store
Plot 1828 Gogonya Road, Nsambya
P.O. Box 4501, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: Wednesday, 17th December 2014 by 5.00pm.
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