AFENET Not for Profit Jobs – Internal Auditor at African Field Epidemiology Network

Job Title:  Internal Auditor
Organisation: African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About AFENET:
The African
Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance
and service organization that brings together field epidemiology training
programs (FETPs) across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health,
regional and international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiological
and disease surveillance capabilities of African countries that are critical to
meeting the requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response
(IDSR) strategy and the International Health Regulations (IHR).
Established in
2005, AFENET has supported more than 20 African countries across sub-Saharan
Africa advance their capabilities in early detection and response to infectious
and non-infectious diseases, AFENET is looking to hire capable and qualified
person into the position of an Accountant as put below, to support the smooth
running of the organization’s affairs at the secretariat and also in
collaboration with AFENET partners and member countries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Establish risk-based plans to determine the internal
audit activity’s priorities.
·        
Carry out reviews of assigned organisational and
functional activities.
·        
Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the
management controls over those activities.
·        
Determine whether organisational units are
performing their planning, accounting custodial, risk management or control
activities in compliance with management instructions, applicable statements of
policy and procedures and in a manner consistent with both organisational
objectives and high standards of administrative practice.
·        
Actively monitor and coordinate the implementation
of the annual plan as approved, including as appropriate any special tasks or
projects requested by management and the finance and audit committee of the
Board.
·        
Draft reports on engagement observations and make
recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations
and reducing cost.
·        
Support in the monitoring and coordinating the
implementation of the annual audit plan, as approved; including as appropriate
any special tasks or projects requested by management and the finance and audit
committee.
·        
Update the finance and audit committee informed of
emerging trends and successful practices in internal auditing.
·        
Offer technical support during external audits and
guidance to the Board and Management on implementation of recommendations and
corrective action.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The applicant should possess a Bachelor’s degree in
Accounting,
·        
A minimum of four years’ experience in internal
audit.
·        
Past experience with NGOs is added advantage.
·        
A Certified member of ACCA, CPA or CIA.
·        
Possess a strong track record in internal Audit,
fraud investigation and evaluation of systems and procedure.
·        
Detailed working knowledge of practical use of
Financial Accounting software like Navision is added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to send their updated resumes, application
letters, and relevant documentation to: The Administration & Human Resource
Office, African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) via Email to:
sec@afenet.net
Deadline: 15th September, 2015

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