4 Internal Auditor NGO Job Placements – TASO Uganda

Organization:  The AIDS Support
Organization (TASO Uganda)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Internal Auditor
Ref: TS/HR/
AUDIT01: Internal Auditor
About US:
The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda) is an
Organisation contributing to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring
hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities
affected by HIV infection and disease. TASO is implementing various projects
funded by the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States Agency for International
Development (USAID) and the Global Fund to support the Government of Uganda
accelerate epidemic control and the attainment of the UNAIDS 95 95 95 goals.
Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will assess the
effectiveness and sustainability of internal control systems. He/she shall
identify, assess and recommend risk mitigation measures and ensure effective
follow-up mechanism of the audit and assurance plans. The Internal Auditor
shall conduct audit exercises and submit timely reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Analyze or evaluate the organizational risk/
grants related risks and determine appropriate ways/ action mitigation
plans to eliminate or control the risks
Update the risk register with new or emerging
Participate in risk sensitization and awareness
of staff and partners
Provide input in the preparation of the overall
Annual Audit Plan for the processes to be audited over the
upcoming cycle (usually a yearly or quarterly
Provide advance notice to the auditees to make
adequate preparations by informing them the time period to be
audited, and a list of documents that they need
to have ready for review.
Develop a risk based test plan by selecting
appropriate audit approach, test procedures and sampling criteria
based on professional judgment
Review matters affecting the auditees
operations, such as financial reporting practices, economic conditions, laws
and regulations, and technological changes
Analyze the extent of recent changes, if any, in
the company, its operations, or its internal control over financial reporting
Review previous audit reports and management
letters to see if any follow-up is required on comments or control deficiencies
previously found
Meet with the process owners to make sure that
the audit plan is well-understood
Conduct periodic audits and spot checks to
identify potential risk areas and internal control flaws in the course of audit
Explore avenues for gathering information during
the audit: reviewing records, talking to employees, analyzing key process data
or even observing the process in action
Prepare working papers that provide sufficient
appropriate evidence of the results and basis of significant matters arising
during the audit and the conclusions reached
Identify areas that do not have evidence that
they are functioning properly, but also to point out areas of a process that
may function better if changes are made
Review financial reports and expenditure
documents, including overhead costs, to be charged to the donor and verify or
question the allowability, allocability, and/or reasonableness of the charges
and the adequacy of supporting documentation
Design and perform audit procedures to obtain
sufficient appropriate audit evidence to be able to draw reasonable conclusions
Hold a closing meeting with the process owner to
inform them of any areas of weakness that need to be addressed, but will also
if any areas exist that might be improved
Analyze evidence gathered and communicate
findings and recommendations to auditees through oral briefings and written
Document audit findings that clearly explain the
errors, weaknesses, deficiencies, adverse conditions, or the need for
improvements or changes that are disclosed in an audit
Conduct reviews which identify not only the
non-conforming areas of the process, but also the positive areas and potential
improvement areas.
Monitor actions taken by auditees in response to
audit work and timelines to facilitate effective follow up
Verify that the IT infrastructure is
appropriately safeguarded and that data reliability and accuracy are maintained
within the environment
Document findings and proposed recommendations
discussed with management and subsequently management action plans developed to
explain how the agreed recommendations will be implemented
Conduct audit exercises and submit audit timely
reports in accordance with audit programs and report format that is clear,
precise and supported
Monitor actions taken by auditees in response to
audit work and timelines to facilitate effective follow up; check if problems
were found and corrective actions taken, making sure that the problem is
actually resolved
Assess the level of compliance to policies and
procedures, rules and regulations
Key Outputs
Assurance on the adequacy and relevance of the
risk mitigating measures implemented Audit reports compiled and submitted
Plan the audit so that the audit is conducted
To provide as an assurance service in order for
the user to make decisions based on the results of the audit.
The implementation of actions and periodically
follow of the risks are adequately managed and tracked.
Audit exercises conducted and reports submitted
in time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a first degree
preferably in B.Com (Accounting) or BBA plus Level II of professional
qualification such as ACCA or CPA.
Three years of Audit experience or in reputable
Special Knowledge: Auditing principles and Donor
accountability requirements.
Key Skills: Auditing skills,
Interviewing skills, Investigative skills, Report writing skills and
Communication skills.
Other Qualities/Attributes: Quick
judgment, Observation qualities, Integrity and Assertiveness
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume,
copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two
of which should be professional referees including their telephone and email
All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online
Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents in one folder
and forward online applications with the relevant credentials to:
Deadline: 27th
February 2020 by 11:59 pm
NB: While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants,
only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do
not hear from TASO Uganda One (01) month after the closing date, please
consider yourself unsuccessful.
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