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Internal Auditor

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

This is a Full-time position in Bugiri posted December 19, 2021.

Internal Auditor Jobs in Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Bugiri vacancies in Bugiri at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

# Job Description

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program MJAP was established in 2004 and is
registered as a private- not-for profit Non-Governmental Organization NGO of
Makerere University. MJAP’s mission is to build partnerships and strengthen
health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB, Non-communicable diseases
NCDs and other diseases of public health importance in Africa.
Since 2004, MJAP has championed the implementation of comprehensive HIV and TB
prevention, care and treatment programs in Ugandan districts, health
facilities and communities, capacity building for interprofessional HIV
service delivery; and implementation research for HIV, TB/HIV, and non-
communicable HIV related conditions.

Project overview:
MJAP was granted the PEPFAR funding Award for the USAID Local Partner Health
Services in the East Central Uganda. MJAP will support public health
facilities and their communities in the 12 districts of Bugiri, Bugweri Busia,
Buyende, Iganga, Jinja, Kamuli, Kaliro, Luuka, Mayuge, Namayingo and
Namutumba; to continue implementation of quality Integrated HIV/AIDS and TB
services, and contribute to the attainment/sustenance of epidemic control.
MJAP is now looking for competent, passionate and committed individuals to
fill the following positions:
Role Title: Internal Auditor
Reports to: The Chair, Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board, MJAP
Location: Jinja Head office

Job Summary:
To provide assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls,
risk management and governance processes and to frame recommendations for
The post holder will provide strategic and technical leadership to the
internal audit function, and provide guidance on MJAP’s operations control
environment and risk management practices to the Board Audit Committee and
management. The post holder will develop the internal audit strategy and
annual plan.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Lead and coordinate an annual risk assessment to support the development of
the annual audit plan.
• Provide support to the Leadership Team to ensure controls are in place for
good governance and compliance with all regulatory and internal process
requirements, risk management and monitor internal risk controls of the
• Develop a systematic, transparent and disciplined approach to evaluating and
improving the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management and
governance processes.
• Responsible for providing independent assurance on risk management, internal
controls and governance in accordance with MJAP standards and USAID funding
• Ensures compliance and risk management requirements are taken into account
for any change management initiatives
• Examines books of accounts, records, and financial statements and assess all
operations activities
• Lead special audits/assignments to substantiate cases of fraud and other
irregularities reported.
• Lead the review of the risk assessment and audit plan periodically; in
consultation with Team leads, partners and the Audit and Risk Management
• Provide strategic and technical leadership for audit activities and support
the Audit Committee in the fulfilment of its oversight responsibilities.
• Provide timely and accurate reporting on control gaps and the status and
remediation of audit findings.
• Interface with regulatory authorities and External Auditors and ensures that
the Board and management are updated accordingly
• Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Head
Internal Audit

Qualifications, job requirements and Competencies
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Commerce Accounting; MBA
• MBA; ACCA, CMA, CPA or MCIPS or equivalent
• Membership of ACCA or CPA or Institute of Internal Auditors
• 7 years’ experience in audit and/or financial analysis, planning in a
reputable organization
• Computer proficiency and sound understanding of Audit software and
Accounting packages Navision, Sun System, Quick books etc.
• Proven expertise in finance, accounting and auditing, including automated
financial systems.
• Applied knowledge in budget development, project management, contracts
management, financial management, grants management and procurement.
• Ability to submit timely Audit reports per the required financial procedures
and CDC/USG requirements
• Strong analytical and problem solving abilities in a similar senior role,
with continuous ability to identify and implement process improvements and
cost reduction opportunities.
• Proficiency to negotiate, influence and gain trust of others where no formal
authority exists and can relate well to people at all levels in a credible
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain good working relationships while
achieving the goals and objectives of the organization.
• Highest standards of integrity and confidentiality where applicable.
• Team player/leader, excellent oral and written communication skills,
analytical skills and interpersonal relationship skills.

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Email:: [email protected]

Interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below and
submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant
academic documents to: **[email protected]** addressed to; The Human Resource
Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program MJAP, not later than 27th
December 2021 at 5:00pm The Application letter, CV and certificates be
attached as one document; and should not exceed 5 MB. MJAP is an equal
opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees
at any stage of the recruitment process

We do appreciate your interest to work with MJAP. However, we regret that only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the submission

Internal Auditor Jobs in Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Bugiri vacancies in Bugiri at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

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