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Internal Auditor

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/04
To conduct independent risk-based internal audits of the EAC Organs andInstitutions projects and programmes so as to identify any weaknesses and in consultation with the auditor-in-charge propose recommendations for improvement.


  1. Possess a first degree in business or economics, with specialty in accounting or related discipline from a recognized university.
  2. Must possess a professional Accounting Qualification such as ACCA, CPA (U), CPA (K), CPA (T) and or any other relevant Professional Qualification in Similar Field.
  3. Minimum five (5) years audit experience with knowledge in accounting principles, audit techniques, Internal Auditing standards.
  4. Experience using computer aided audit techniques will be addedAdvantage.
  1. Knowledge and experience in using any of the accounting packages;
  2. Advanced skills in using MS Office packages (Word, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint);
  3. Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation);
  4. Advanced level of organization and planning skills;
  5. Excellent analytical and numerical, and investigative skills;
  6. Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards.

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Please note:
  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.


  1. To assist in planning for normal, snap and follow-up reviews and carry out the fieldwork once plan is approved by the Principal Internal Auditor.
  2. Carry out audit procedures for any segment of an audit under supervision from the auditor-in-charge.
  3. Interpret results of audit work performed, determine internal control weaknesses, and propose recommendations for consideration by the auditor-in-charge.
  4. Properly document work performed and drawing conclusions based on the objective of carrying out the work.
  5. Maintain current and permanent audit files.
  6. Continue professional development through on-the-job training, self-study, and internal and external audit courses as they become available.
  7. To analyze and document audit findings in accordance with International standards for Professional Practices of Internal Auditing issued by the institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
  8. Carry out audit of donor funds and projects to ensure strict adherence of the terms of project/financing agreements.
  9. Carry out special audits and investigations as may be directed by head of internal audit and management.
  10. To prepare the audit reports.
  11. To identify gaps and propose for consideration desirable updates to the audit programs and audit manual to the Principal Internal Audit.
  12. Other duties as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Accounting; Financial analysis; Financial reporting; Fraud risk assessment and management; Audit (internal); Documentation and record keeping
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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