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Friday, January 7, 2011

Internal Auditor job in Uganda

Since its foundation in 1993, Hospice Africa Uganda has promoted modern methods of pain and symptom control as well as “whole-person” care for patients living with cancer and HIV/AIDS. It strives to uphold excellent clinical standards, as well as providing quality education courses and advocacy activities to promote spread of palliative care.

Closing date: 13 Jan 2011

Location: Kampala

As Internal Auditor you will carry out an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards by which theHAU’s financial, physical and information resources are managed.

Add value by acting as a facilitator in business risk management and carrying out value for money reviews, thereby assisting the management and the trustees of the HAU in the effective discharge of their responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities

* To work with BOD members/ trustees and management to ensure a system is in place which ensures that all major risks of the HAU are identified and analyzed, frequently. * To plan, organize and carry out the internal audit function including the preparation of an audit plan which fulfils the responsibility of the department, scheduling and assigning work and estimating resource needs * To report to both the Chairman BOD and CED/ senior management on the policies, programmes and activities of each department * To coordinate coverage with the external auditors and ensure that each party is not only aware of the other’s work but also well briefed on areas of concern * To make recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed, report on the findings and recommendations and monitor management’s response and implementation * To review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for management * To work with management to ensure a system is in place which ensure that all major risks of the HAU are identified and analyzed, on daily basis * To report on the value for money that the HAU obtains in all its activities with special regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness * To conduct any reviews or tasks requested by BOD members / trustees, the Chief executive director, provided a such reviews and tasks do not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function * To provide both the BOD and management with an opinion on the internal controls in the HAU

Professional Background

A recognized professional qualification ie

* CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) * ACA (Association of Chartered Accountants) * ACCA (Certified Chartered Accountant) * CIPFA (Public Finance Accountant) * IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors)

Qualifications and Skills

* Computer Skills * Risk Management skills * Strategic management skills * Planning and forecasting skills * High levels of honesty & integrity * At least 5 years documented working experience in a similar position with NGOs in a developing world.

How to apply

To apply please send or e-mail CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you meet the above competencies, with 3 work related referees including copies of certificates to the address below. Clearly mark in subject field or envelope: “Hospice – Internal Auditor”. Attachments may not fill more than 2 MB.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group

Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante

P.O. Box 12405, Kampala

Attn.: The Director

Reference Code: RW_8CED5E-16


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