Internal Auditor NGO Careers – SOS Children’s Villages

Job Title:    Internal Auditor
Organisation: SOS Children’s
Duty Station:  Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: National
About SOS:
SOS Children’s
Villages Uganda is an indigenous non-government, social development
organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide
child care organisation, currently running Children’s Villages and other
projects in 135 countries around the world. SOS has been working in Uganda
since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri, Entebbe
(Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and in Fort Portal – Kabarole district.
Job Summary: The Internal
Auditor will support management in reviewing, documenting and establishing
effective accounting and operational controls over the Organization’s administrative
and programmatic activities in the National office and all facilities within
SOS CVs Uganda, and as well as supervising the examination, investigation and
review of records, reports, financial statements and management practices to
ensure compliance with laws, regulations, donor requirements and Organization’s
Standard Operating Procedures
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will plan and budget for the internal
audit plan and implementation of audit processes within SOS programmes .
Incorporates best practice and policy ensuing a
clear concept and guideline for effective implementation is adhered to.
Assess and make recommendations on the effectiveness
of the design and operation of internal controls across the financial and
operational processes of the different programmes.
Actively promote a culture that drives adherence to
policies and process as well as responsibility and accountability for risk
management and controls.
Engage management to build risk and control
awareness and to promote a proactive control culture.
Carries out visits as arranged and performs
individual audit in compliance with the approved audit program to ensure
effective internal control systems are in place
Promotes quality audit reports ensuring that key
observation, impact and recommendation are implemented in time
Conducts comprehensive investigations based on
organizational requirement, produces genuine facts and prepare quality and
timely reports containing observations and recommendations.
He/she supports the office of the National Director
to develop a flexible annual audit plan using an appropriate risk-based
methodology, and any risks or control concerns identified by management
Manages the execution of financial, operational and
compliance-based audits with a focus on the programs as required by the
different regional and international offices.
Supports management with the documentation, testing
and remediation of internal controls; develop and evaluate test plans in
accordance with professional audit standards.
Implements the annual audit plan: collect, analyze
and document results of audit investigations as well as communicate
observations and recommendations to senior management for appropriate
improvements to program, financial and information technology processes.
Performs follow-up on recommendations to
improve/enhance the internal control environment.
Keeps management informed of emerging trends and
successful practices in internal auditing.
Oversee the identification and management of
financial and legal risks so as to minimize or eliminate such risks within the
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold an Honors
Degree in Commerce, Business Administration (Accounting Major) with bias in
Accounting or Finance from a recognized University.
A minimum of three years of related work experience
with a not-for-profit organization
Full membership of an international accounting
professional body such as ACCA, CPA or CIA.
Member of the International Certified Public
Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Effective communication including reporting skills.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
and Outlook is must.
Working knowledge of computerized accounting
software e.g. Sage Peachtree, Navision or QuickBooks will be an added
Willingness and ability to travel in and outside
How to Apply:
All candidates
are encouraged to send their application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum
Vitae, current salary information, copies of academic transcripts and
certificates, including telephone contact and details of at least three
references to:
The Human
Resource Coordinator,
SOS Children’s
Villages Uganda,
25 km on
Kampala-Entebbe Rd, Abaita Ababiri,
P.O.  Box 27510,
Kampala. Uganda
Or send via E-mail to:
NB: The application should clearly be indicating the
position title in the subject line. Please use standard file types such as
Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and send all documents in one
file attachment.
Deadline: Friday, 14th August 2015.
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