Internal Auditor Job Placement – RUFORUM (Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture)

Job Title:   Internal Auditor
Organisation: RUFORUM
(Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive
About US:
The Regional
Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM), established
in 2004, is a consortium of 42 universities in 19 countries of Eastern, Central
and Southern Africa (ECSA). The organisation evolved from the Forum on
Agricultural Resource Husbandry (FORUM) program of the Rockefeller Foundation.
RUFORUM is registered as an International Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)
and has mandate to oversee graduate training and networks of specialization in
the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keenly review accounting and internal control systems and procedures
    on financial transactions or procurement and disposal and advice on
    improvements that may be required
  • Verify all financial transactions for compliance to existing policy,
    regulations, procedures and other requirements including appropriate
  • Evaluate financial risk areas and mitigating measure to address them
  • Review and advise on financial operating processes and reporting
    formats to limit risks and ensure that financial management information is
    reliable, secure and complete
  • Coordinate the external audit of RUFORUM’s books of accounts
  • Conduct internal special audits or financial investigations as may
    be directed by management or the Board
  • Analyse and prepare reports on risk management and proposals for
    improving organizational financial performance for consideration by management
    or the Finance and Administration Committee of the Board

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting,
    Business Administration (finance or accounting option), Public
    Administration or Management.
  • Certification by a recognized internal audit professional body like
    the Institute of Internal Audit or Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Five years of experience in public/NGO or private sector with knowledge
    of donor supported programmes.
  • Ability to use financial and accounting software applications
  • Ability to prepare accurate and quality internal audit reports
    according to prescribed reporting formats
  • Ability to focus on quality of financial delivery systems
  • Ability to effectively communicate financial information
  • Knowledge of accounting systems implementation
  • Ability to apply process analysis, business intelligence and problem
    solving techniques
How to Apply:
Applications with
detailed curriculum vitae (in pdf form), copies of certificates, transcripts,
names of three referees and the applicant’s Skype Address; daytime telephone
contact should be sent online to our E-mail with the subject Appointment in
RUFORUM followed by the Job title. For example “Appointment in RUFORUM: Systems
Email to: 
Deadline: 30th September, 2018
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