PEAS UK Charity Entry Level Jobs – Internal Auditor

Organisation: PEAS UK
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Audit & Risk Manager
About US:
PEAS ( is a dynamic charity with a mission ‘to expand
access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education across Africa’. To
do this, we build and manage the fastest growing network of sustainably
financed secondary schools in Africa, with support from institutional donors,
corporates, and government and private funders. Our innovative financial model
is pioneering in the field of Public Private Partnerships in development of
Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will primarily be responsible
for ensuring financial, operational and compliance audits at PEAS Uganda and
its network of schools across the country. Work is reviewed by the Audit &
Risk Manager and performance is based upon completion of assignments and
results obtained. The performance evaluation is conducted through the
established PEAS performance evaluation system and in accordance with the PEAS
Human Resource Policies & Procedures
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Regular reviewing the system of internal
    controls in order to determine whether they are adequate.
  • Ensure PEAS Assets are properly
    safeguarded and utilized effectively and efficiently;
  • Ensure Financial transactions are properly
    recorded, summarized and reported; and
  • Ensure PEAS and its network of schools are
    adhering to all laws and regulations.
  • Notifying the Audit & Risk Manger of
    internal control weaknesses;
  • Making audit recommendations to correct
    these weaknesses and discussing both the problems and the solutions with
    the supervisor;
  • Updating and maintaining all financial
    records/documentation for all audits and reviews performed.
  • In charge of analyzing data obtained for
    evidence of deficiencies in controls, duplication of effort, extravagance,
    fraud or lack of compliance with managements policies.
  • Protect confidentiality of records and
    information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use
    discretion in sharing such information within legal confines.
  • Avoid the appearance of conflict, all
    requirements of the Professional Ethics regarding conflicts of interest in
    employment, purchasing, and other decisions, including solicitation and
    acceptance of gifts and favors, and submit in a timely fashion the
    required annual disclosure statement regarding employment and financial
  • Perform other tasks and responsibilities
    as required by the above qualifications or such alternatives as the
    supervisor may find appropriate.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The PEAS UK Internal Auditor vacancy
    should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
    Professional certifications such as CIA, ACCA and CPA are preferred with a
    minimum of level 2.
  • At least two (2) years auditing and
    financial reporting/compliance with IFRs experience.
  • Familiarity with IIA Standards and the IIA
    Code of Ethics.
  • Possess excellent organizational,
    interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Communicates effectively in English both
    orally and in writing.
  • Honestly and faithfully audit the books
    and records of PEAS and its schools.
  • Computer proficiency in financial software
    and spreadsheets.
  • Possess the ability to organize work
    effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise
    independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies
    and activities.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified applicants should send an updated CV, with a
cover letter outlining the reasons for applying to:
The Human Resource Manager
PEAS Uganda, P.O. Box 23308, Kampala, Uganda.
Plot 2881, Block 216, Ntinda Kisaasi,
Mumbejja Road opposite Ndere Centre.
OR Send your Application and CV only to: email:
Deadline: Monday, 13 April 2015.
Kind note: Only qualified candidates shall be contacted for interviews

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