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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Internal Audit Assistant Job at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Internal Audit Assistant

Jobs at:
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 16th March 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to build capacity of health systems in Africa for the delivery of sustainable, high quality care and prevention of HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases through training, research, and advanced clinical services, IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided through a partnership with the Makerere University-John Hopkins University Core Lab) and Outreach.
In order to achieve the above, IDI wishes to recruit a Facilitator for the Game Changers Project as indicated below;

Title: Internal Audit Assistant
Code: IAAX01
Classification: Technical fulltime
Reports to: Internal Audit Manager
Job Summary.
Performs audits in accordance with the audit work plan and any other assignments by your Supervisors.
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Assist with establishing the objectives, scope, and methodology of the audit and developing audit programs.
  • Perform research to obtain back ground information for the audit,
  • Perform cash counts, physical inventories, or other audit procedures as needed to meet the audit objectives.
  • Verity project asset registers and ensure that registers are current Verity the physical performance of field activities
  • Create work papers to document the audit work performed and support the audit report.
  • Document audit results and highlight points for Supervisor's attention
  • Develop audit recommendations to assist Management with improving operations and internal control systems.
  • Perform follow up procedures to assess the adequacy of Managements implementation of the recommended actions.
  •  Communicate the status of work to your Supervisor on a regular basis.
  •  Perform any other duties as may be reasonably assigned.
The candidate should possess a Bachelor's Degree from a reputable University preferably in Business Administration or Commerce (Accounting). Studying to gain a professional qualification such as ACCA, and CPA would be an added advantage.

Minimum experience and exposure:
At least two years of experience in a reputable audit firm.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
  • Knowledge of audit procedures and requirements
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting- preferably Navision.
  • Knowledge of donor accountability requirements
Ability to:
  • Accurately compile data and analyze information
  • Use professional judgment and skepticism to conduct work.
  • Comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with oo-workers and those you audit
  • Work both independently and as a team member.
  • Operate standard office equipment and personal computers using spreadsheets and processing applications.
  • Perform trips to our project sites up country.
  • Effective report writing and verbal skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
Job application procedure
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CV, 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 16th March 2018 (Email your application and CV to  and let's save the environment).
Key Notes:
  •  IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • 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.
The Senior Human Resource Manager
infectious Diseases institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere
University Main Campus
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda