Internal Auditor & Compliance Officer NGO Jobs – Marie Stopes International

Organization: Marie Stopes
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Internal Auditor
About MSI:
Marie Stopes International exists to bring quality family planning and
reproductive healthcare to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people.
We’ve been delivering family planning, safe abortion, and maternal health
services for over 35 years. Millions of women worldwide turn to us for help
each year, whether in limiting the size of their families, or avoiding
dangerous complications in pregnancy or unsafe abortion.
Job Summary: The Internal
Auditor & Compliance Officer will provide strategic Audit planning;
identifying and monitoring risks; regular reporting on mitigation actions taken
against agreed actions; regular test of controls; USAID compliance reviews;
monitoring the implementation of policies and systems; independently appraising
MSIU’s financial, operational and information resources as per set policies,
procedures and regulations. Effectiveness will depend on the post holder’s
ability to develop quick and credible relationships throughout the organization
meet Global MSI standards and comply with all MSI Uganda policies.
Key Duties and
Audit Work Plan: Draft audit work
plans and programs; and discuss with the internal auditor in preparation for
audits that span all major MSIU business processes.
Process reviews: Conduct financial,
regulatory, operational reviews and compliance testing of policies and
procedures to establish reliability and integrity of financial and operating
Identify Operational Risks and test controls:
Analyse risks in relation to each process reviewed and test the effectiveness
of the control design and whether the controls are operating effectively.
Results Management and Implementation:
o   Make
recommendations on the systems, processes, operations and procedures reviewed;
follow up agreed actions with management.
o   Conduct
regular follow up of all open internal and external audit findings to ensure
implementation by MSIU management.
Value for Money Monitoring: Conduct
value for money audits both at the MSIU support office and the country wide
field offices. Provide recommendations on how economy, effectiveness and
efficiency can be improved for better use of resources.
Donor Compliance: Assess
management’s appetite for compliance with donor contracts / agreements; and the
impact on MSIU’s policies and procedures.
Review of IT: Assess the entity’s IT
Systems including the design and operating effectiveness of the automated, IT
dependent manual controls and the effectiveness of the IT General Controls.
Build capacity of staff: Work with
the management team to incorporate capacity building for staff in audit
processes when gaps in compliance are identified.
Ad hoc Investigations: Investigate
occurrences of indiscipline, fraud, embezzlement, waste and bring such
occurrences to the attention of the Internal Auditor.
Reporting: Prepare and submit timely
Internal Audit reports to the Internal Auditor highlighting work done, findings
and relevant recommendations.
Documentation: Prepare and retain
comprehensive audit working papers for all key audit and compliance processes.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a
Business-related course, Economics, Statistics from a recognised University.
Partial Professional qualification (e.g.  ACCA, CPA)   
Certification in any of the following: Certified
Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified
Information System Auditor (CISA) will be an added advantage
A minimum of three years’ experience of internal
or external audit with a reputable organisation.
Experience in auditing organisations that are
funded by USAID is desired. Working exposure with an International audit firm
will be an added advantage
Broad knowledge and understanding of current
internal audit legislation with the ability to maintain up to date knowledge
and sharing developments with colleagues.
Possess strong coaching skills.
Exposure and experience using and implementing
audit procedures, including planning, techniques, test and sampling methods.
Knowledge of 
computerized accounting and audit record keeping systems such as SUN
Knowledge of the principles, procedures and
practises of accounting, financial records and transactions.                                           
Ability to demonstrate and maintain effective
working relationships both internally and externally.
Ability to 
accurately  prepare audit findings
reports for presentation to management
Ability to work under minimum supervision( work
autonomously, plan and prioritise own workload)
Be part of an effective dynamic team with
frequently upcountry travels
Excellent verbal, written and presentation
More than one Ugandan language desirable
The Internal Auditor & Compliance Officer is required to
demonstrate MSI Uganda’s core values of:
Accountability of all staff to each other and
our clients and stakeholders
Equality of opportunity and access
Value for money in the management of our
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join Marie Stopes are strongly encouraged to
send an updated CV and cover letter via email to:
NB: Please do not attach
Deadline: Friday 5th December,
2016 by Midnight

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