Job Title

Internal Auditor (Full-time)

Job Purpose

The Internal Auditor at CEHURD is responsible for providing independent assurance on the effectiveness of internal control, risk management, and governance processes within the organization. This role involves conducting various types of audits (financial, compliance, value for money, performance effectiveness, forensic, and information systems) in alignment with CEHURD’s risk management framework. The Internal Auditor plays a crucial role in fostering a culture of compliance and quality improvement across all levels of CEHURD.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Audit Planning:
    • Conduct preliminary surveys to identify audit needs.
    • Assess potential and actual risks to inform audit priorities.
    • Formulate annual audit plans, including scope, techniques, and timetable.
    • Regularly update the audit plan as required.
  2. Internal Audits:
    • Conduct audits across various processes, departments, programs, and activities.
    • Review controls in computerized systems.
    • Execute audit work programs, prepare findings reports, and present recommendations to the Executive Director and Board.
    • Monitor management’s actions in response to audit findings.
    • Maintain audit records and ensure compliance with professional standards.
  3. External Audits:
    • Support preparation for institutional and project-specific audits.
    • Coordinate with finance and project teams to address external audit requirements.
    • Monitor implementation of external audit findings and propose improvements.
  4. Investigations:
    • Proactively detect and investigate fraud or misappropriation incidents.
    • Ensure adherence to ethical standards and transparency in all CEHURD activities.
  5. Risk Identification and Management:
    • Develop a risk management culture within CEHURD.
    • Identify and assess risks, and recommend mitigation strategies.
    • Monitor risks and report to relevant offices and stakeholders.
  6. Compliance:
    • Develop and implement policies and procedures to manage operational risks.
    • Ensure compliance with national and international regulatory requirements.
    • Review donor agreements and monitor compliance with conditions.
    • Support due diligence activities for CEHURD’s partners.
  7. Capacity Building and Learning:
    • Coordinate staff and partner capacity development initiatives.
    • Participate in policy orientation processes.
    • Stay informed about best practices in internal auditing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, or Finance.
  • Professional qualification such as CPA(U), ACCA, or related certification.
  • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Audit is advantageous.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, including 2 years in auditing within an audit firm.
  • Experience with financial management systems.

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Logical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Professional skepticism and an enquiring mind.
  • Commitment to continual improvement and ethical standards.
  • Good networking and relationship-building skills.

Application Deadline

Friday, June 21, 2024

How to Apply

Submit your application to

About Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD)

  • Industry: NGO
  • Location: Kampala, Uganda

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