Not for Profit Jobs – Internal Auditor at ASARECA

Job Title:  Internal Auditor
Organisation: ASARECA
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and
Central Africa (ASARECA) is a sub-regional not-for-profit association. It was
established in 1994 by 11 member countries represented by their national
agricultural research for development institutes. The 11 member countries are:
Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar,
Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The major objective of ASARECA
is to develop policies and programs aimed at deepening co-operation in
agricultural research and policy among its member countries for the mutual
benefit of all the stakeholders in the agricultural sector.
Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will be responsible for
providing advisory technical input on the policies and procedures within the
institution for all aspects related to Auditing.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Regularly review of organizational
    internal control systems and procedures to assess their adequacy and
  • Review and manage the organizational risk
  • Provide assurance to the management and
    ensure compliance to the organisations anti-fraud policy
  • Prepare audit plans and produce audit
    programs for audit of sub-grantees.
  • Identify auditable areas based on the risk
    profiles submitted by the various departments or units and major audit
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate should possess a Masters in
    Finance/Auditing/MBA with a professional qualification in Audit (CPA,
  • Five or more years working experience in
    auditing at senior managerial level working in a donor funded organisation
    preferably with an International NGO particularly those addressing
    agriculture and those applying partnership approaches is desirable
  • Working knowledge of applicable donor
    rules and regulations such as for USAID, World Bank, DFID, EU
  • Past exposure and experience in setting up
    and managing donor compliance monitoring systems, developing and
    implementing relevant tools
  • Past experience of training and
    transferring skills to other staff members (workshop and one-to-one
  • Strong audit skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and
    team development skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Strong leadership skills and demonstrated
    ability to hold staff accountable
  • Exceptional attention to detail and
    ability to demonstrate error-free writing
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send your
application in confidence to the address below by indicating the job title on
the subject line and send (by post or email). The  application letter and curriculum vitae must
contain details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current
and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/ academic
certificates. Please include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address,
names and addresses of three references. Please send to:
Head of Human Resource and Administration
Plot 5 Mpigi Road
P.O. Box 765, Entebbe, Uganda
Deadline: Monday, 4th May 2015.

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