Internal Auditor Job Careers – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)


Job Title:    Internal Auditor

Organisation: Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: UDHA Board through the Chairman Audit& Finance Committee.    


About US:

Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key health and development interventions in communities we work. We envision a society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to TASO under the new funding model implemented in partnership with TASO and aims to support the implementation of Uganda’s Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.


Job Summary: The internal audit function is aimed at providing independent oversight on the quality of financial and operational functions of UDHA The role involves designing Audit procedures and ensuring implementation of those procedures with the aim of minimizing risks and safeguarding resources as well as ensuring financial systems comply with institutional procedures and terms of the grant.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Draft audit work plans and programs; in preparation for audits that span all UDHA business processes.

·       Conduct financial, regulatory, operational reviews and compliance testing of policies and procedures to establish reliability and integrity of financial and operating information.

·       Analyse risks in relation to each process reviewed and test the effectiveness of the control design and whether the controls are operating effectively.

·       Make recommendations on the systems, processes, operations and procedures reviewed; follow up agreed actions with management.

·       Conduct regular follow up of all open internal and external audit findings to ensure implementation by UDHA management.

·       Conduct value for money audits both at the UDHA HQ office and field sites. Provide recommendations on how economy, effectiveness and efficiency can be improved for better use of resources.

·       Assess management’s appetite for compliance with donor contracts / agreements; and the impact on UDHA policies and procedures.

·       Work with the management team and Compliance Officer to incorporate capacity building for staff in audit processes when gaps in compliance are identified.

·       Investigate occurrences of indiscipline, fraud, embezzlement, waste and bring such occurrences to the attention of the Audit Committee.

·       Prepare and submit timely Internal Audit reports to the Audit Committee highlighting work done, findings and relevant recommendations.

·       Prepare and retain comprehensive audit working papers for all key audit and compliance processes.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Finance, Business Administration or its equivalent.

·       Part qualification level 3 CPA or Possession of full professional certification relevant to the job including Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Accountant Chartered (CA/ACA/ACCA) or  Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

·       At least four years of post-qualification experience in internal auditing or external Auditing in a reputable organisation.

·       Must demonstrate/manifest adequate Internal Audit capability for carrying out internal audit assignments within specified timeframe.

·       Previous audit experience working with an NGO will be an advantage.

·       Special Knowledge: Auditing principles and Donor accountability requirements

·       Competency in Results Based Performance

·       Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision

·       Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail

·       High integrity and confidentiality

·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·       Logical thinking

·       Organization awareness and commitment.

·       Excellent Computer literacy with advanced skills in the use of MS Office tools

·       Other Qualities/Attributes: Quick judgment, Strong interpersonal and communication skills, Observation qualities, Integrity and Assertiveness, Interviewing skills, Investigative skills and Report writing skill


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit in single PDF their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as below to: with copy to


The Executive Officer

Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA),

P.O. Box 77, Iganga Municipality


Deadline: 9th April 2021 by 5:00pm


While UDHA appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification.  


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