3 Internal Audit Assistants Job Placements – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:          Internal
Audit Assistants (3 Vacancies)
Organisation:  Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:      Senior
Internal Auditor
Vacancy Code:   IASXGB
About US:
The
mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health
systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through
research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which
it works to achieve its mission: Prevention.
Care
and Treatment;  Training, Global Health
Security, 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 will be responsible for performing internal audits of
IDI projects and IDI sub-grantees in accordance with the audit work plan and
audit programme and any other assignments by the supervisor(s)..
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Assist
in defining/ establishing the objectives scope and methodology of the audit.
·        
Perform
research to obtain background information for the audit.
·        
Prepare
for and participate in entry and exit meetings with auditees.
·        
Perform
cash counts, stock counts, fixed assets verification or other audit procedures as
needed to meet the audit objectives.
·        
Create
work papers to document audit work performed and highlight points for
supervisors’ attention as well as support the internal audit report,
·        
Prepare
audit files and index working papers, ensuring that audit files are organized,
legible, and logically developed to support the internal audit reports
conclusions.
·        
Perform
site visits as required at the field offices to verify physical. Performance of
activities and evaluate internal control systems.
·        
Produce
audit findings and appropriate recommendations that are developed and are
presented in the required audit report format.
·        
Perform
follow-up procedures to assess the adequacy of management’s implementation of
prior recommended actions.
·        
Participate
in carrying out risk assessments of potential sub- grantees.
·        
Assist
in fraud investigations and gathering evidence as and when required.
·        
Communicate
status of work to the supervisor(s) on a regular basis.
·        
Perform
any other duties as may be reasonably assigned.
·        
Establish
and maintain effective working relationships with co – workers and auditees.
·        
Work
both independently on own initiative and as a team member.
·        
Operate
standard office equipment and personal computers using spreadsheets and
processing applications.
·        
Perform
frequent trips to our project sites up country.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
The
ideal candidate   should possess a
Bachelor‘s Degree from a reputable University in any of the following
disciplines Business Administration, Commerce, Statistics, Economics, or a
related field. Studying to gain a professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA or
CIA would be an added advantage. Other certifications such as CFE are strongly
recommended.
·        
At
least two years of experience in a reputable audit firm. Previous NGO experience
and knowledge is advantageous.
·        
Knowledge
of audit procedures and requirements
·        
Knowledge
of accounting packages
·        
Preferably
Navision.
·        
Knowledge
of donor accountability requirements
·        
Excellent
communication skills in English both verbally and in writing
·        
Effective
report writing skills
·        
Data
analytical skills including audit sampling techniques
·        
Critical-thinking
and problem solving skills
·        
Ability
to use professional judgment and skepticism to conduct work.
·        
Ability
to comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws. regulations and
guidelines
Key Notes:
·        
IDI is
on equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other
fees at any stage of the recruitment process
·        
Internal
candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.
·        
Make
sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one
document
·        
 Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for
your email
·        
Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted
·        
 Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic
disqualification.
How to Apply:
All
Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the
above position, please send your 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 stipulated email address not later than 3rd November 2019.
(Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug and let’: save the environment).
The
Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious
Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere
University Main Campus
College
of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O.
Box 21418, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 3rd November 2019 
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