Internal Auditor Non-profit Jobs – African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title:  Internal
Organisation: African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director
Internal Audit & Risk Management
About US:
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).
Job Summary: The Internal
Auditor will participate in the planning and execution of the annual Internal
Audit plan. This is a senior position with potential for further growth into
Key Duties and
  • Assist in the development of risk based
    audit plans to determine the internal audit activity’s priorities in the
    Secretariat and entire Network
  • Facilitate the risk assessment of
    countries and operations
  • Ran and execute audit engagements in
    accordance with accepted standards
  • Monitor and coordinate the implementation
    of the annual audit plan as approved, including as appropriate any special
    tasks or projects requested by the Director
  • Conduct audits to assess the effectiveness
    and adequacy of internal controls, accuracy of financial records, and
    efficiency of organizational operations using professional audit standards
    and practices
  • Prepare reports of audit results and
    recommendations to management using good written communication skills in
    order to improve the control, risk management and governance framework.
  • Assess compliance with donor and
    Government statutory requirements in areas including but not limited to
    USG requirements, taxation laws, employment law and any other applicable
    local requirements during audit engagements
  • Determine whether organizational units are
    performing their planning, accounting custodial, risk management or
    control activities in compliance with applicable statements of policy and
    procedures and in a manner consistent with both organizational objectives
    and high standards of administrative practice during audit engagements
  • Conduct special reviews/investigations as
    directed and prepares reports of audit results and recommendations to
    management using good written skills
  • Review and make recommendations to improve
    the risk management framework in the Network countries
  • Highlight current and emerging risk and
    review adequacy of risk mitigation
  • Train and develop new audit staff, when
    necessary Contribute to the overall report made to the Board Committee for
    Finance, Audit & Risk Management
  • Maintain Continuing Professional Education
    (“CPE”) by attending professional seminars and trainings.
  • Provide support during the External Audits
    and guidance to the Board and Executive Management on implementation of
    recommendations and corrective action

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a University
    Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Business Studies.
  • Must possess Professional Accounting and
    Audit certifications – CIA, CFE, CPA, ACCA, or other internationally
    recognized accounting qualifications
  • A minimum of three years of professional
    experience in Internal Auditing in a reputable Organization preferably of
    NGO background
  • Proven track record in Internal Audit,
    Fraud Investigation, ICT Audit and evaluation of systems and procedures.
    Good experience in ICT audit would be an added advantage
  • Must have excellent knowledge of
    Computerized Accounting Systems, preferably Sun Systems, Sun flow and
    literacy in using other Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of both local
    and International statutory requirements (for Employment, taxation and
    other international labour regulatory statutes, etc.)
  • A team player
  • Must be able to work independently in
    different countries
  • Sensitivity to working with people in
    situations of high vulnerability and in a multicultural environment
  • Should have good communication and
    quantitative skills
  • Must be able to travel extensively within
    the country and internationally up to 50% of the time
  • Have a high level of integrity and
  • Be dynamic, proactive with an excellent
    level of organization
  • Language: good knowledge and command of
    English as wed as French, both written and oral.
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:
Deadline: 6th April 2018 by 5:30pm
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