Internal Auditor NGO Jobs – Stromme Foundation Eastern Africa (SFEA)

Job Title:      Internal
Auditor
Organisation: Stromme
Foundation Eastern Africa (SFEA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Regional Director
About US:
Stromme Foundation
Eastern Africa (SFEA) is an international NGO registered in Uganda since 1994
and has its Head Offices in Kristiansand, Norway. SFEA has a mission to
eradicate poverty through interventions in Microfinance and Education. SFEA
intervenes through local partners in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania
and South Sudan. SF’s identity is based on Christian values and strives to
approach all people with dignity and openness. With deep respect for human
dignity and a conviction of the value of equitable partnership, SF works to
empower the poor to take charge of their own lives and communities.
Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor role at SFEA Regional
Office, although part of the Finance and Administration Unit will maintain its
independence, directly reporting to the Regional Director. The person will act
as a management partner in identifying and addressing needs and inefficiencies
in SFEA internal and partner controls, as well as overall risk management
processes. This will be in accordance to the SFEA and specific Donor’s rules
and regulations. The Internal Auditor will work closely with the Regional
Director to analyse financial, administrative and human resources management
risks and inefficiencies associated with achieving SFEA’s objectives. S/He will
assess the adequacy of control to reduce identified or improve efficiency and
recommend controls/audits or other activities to efficiently reduce those
risks. The internal auditor plays a cross cutting role in SFEA Internally and
across the region’s Partner Organizations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Strengthen the compliance to both internal and external regulations
    and procedures.
  • Conduct audit planning and testing for both SFEA internally and
    external partners.
  • Define and plan audits of Partners in close collaboration with other
    members of grants management committee and Finance team. This will include
    both planned and spot checks.
  • Conduct finance and administration assessments of partners at least
    once a year and based on risk extend that minimum to more regular reviews
    as deemed necessary.
  • Close follow-up and monitoring of implementation of improvement
    plans and maintaining of up to date audit logs.
  • Plan, support and manage the Partner external audits
  • Work with Partners to improve internal controls, reporting, filing,
    Financial and Administration policies and procedures, Monitoring and
    Evaluation reporting and procedures, specific donor rules and regulations
    and financial agreement compliance
  • Ensure robust risk management processes for both SFEA and partners
  • Perform other tasks and assignments as and when required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a University Degree in Business management/
    Administration, commerce, with accounting or Finance Option; or other
    relevant degree with experience in internal audit
  • At least three years of experience in a similar internal audit
    position with an international NGO.
  • Member of IIA preferred
  • A demonstrated level of exceptional Professional Scepticism,
  • A demonstrated ability to build both internal and external
    collaborative relationships,
  • Quick learner, responsive and self-driven
  • Self-motivated with excellent written and verbal communication
    skills
  • A good trainer
  • Be abreast of current technological trends
  • Identify with Christian values
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to e-mail their applications to: The Regional Director, Stromme
Foundation, recruitmentsea@stromme.org or recruitmentseastafrica@stromme.org. 
Please attach
electronic copies/scanned copies of your curriculum vitae, capability
statement, current remuneration, day and evening telephone numbers, photocopies
of relevant testimonials; and contacts of three referees
Deadline: 16th July 2018
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