Entry Level Internal Audit Assistant Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

 Internal Audit Assistant
Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Internal Audit Manager
 Vacancy Code: IAAX01  
About Us:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit
organization which is a partnership of infectious diseases and public health
specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity
Development. IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory
services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University – John
Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary: The Internal
Audit Assistant performs audits in accordance with the audit work plan and any
other assignments by your Supervisors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist with establishing the objectives, scope,
and methodology of the audit and developing audit programs.
Perform research to obtain back ground
information for the audit.
Perform cash counts, physical inventories, or
other audit procedures as needed to meet the audit objectives.
Verify project asset registers and ensure that
registers are current
Verify the physical performance of field
Create work papers to document the audit work
performed and support the audit report.
Document audit results and highlight points for
Supervisor’s attention
Develop audit recommendations to assist
Management with improving operations and internal control systems.
Perform follow up procedures to assess the
adequacy of Management’s implementation of the recommended actions.
Communicate the status of work to your
Supervisor on a regular basis.
Perform any other duties as may be reasonably

Qualifications, Skills and
The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree
from a reputable University preferably in Business Administration or Commerce
(Accounting). Studying to gain a professional qualification such as ACCA, and
CPA would be an added advantage.
A minimum of two years of experience in a
reputable audit firm.
Knowledge of audit procedures and requirements
Knowledge of computerized accounting- preferably
Knowledge of donor accountability requirements
Ability to accurately compile data and analyze
Use professional judgment and skepticism to
conduct work.
Comprehend and interpret policies, procedures,
laws, regulations and guidelines
Establish and maintain effective working
relationships with co-workers and those you audit
Work both independently and as a team member.
Operate standard office equipment and personal
computers using spreadsheets and processing applications.
Perform trips to our project sites up country.
Effective report writing and verbal skills.
Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their
updated CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present
position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three
(3) referees plus telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure
that your application letter , CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline:  16th March 2018
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