Manager Internal Audit

POSITION: Manager Internal Audit
LOCATION: Kampala, Uganda
EXPERIENCE: 5+ years
REPORTING TO: Director of Finance

Job Description

The Manager Internal Audit will be responsible for providing an independent, objective evaluation of the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management, and governance /compliance processes of the Organization and to make recommendations for improvement where necessary. In addition, He/S will be Responsible for planning and leading audit assignments within the organization’s operations. The job holder is expected to leverage his/her knowledge of audit to lead the execution of operations audits while documenting findings in a manner that is consistent with Audit’s standards and recommending corrective action relating to internal controls and processes that might not be effective or lacking.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Manage and conduct performance, operational, financial, IT, and compliance audit assignments within the organization using a risk-based approach to support achieving organizational objectives.
  • Assist in building and developing the Internal Audit department, including hiring, training, and supervising internal audit staff.
  • Develop audit plans with defined scope, objectives, expected outcomes, and timelines.
  • Ensure compliance with Raising the Village’s standard operating procedures, manuals, and ethical/professional requirements.
  • Conduct scheduled audits, non-scheduled audits, and fraud investigations. Analyze issues, identify outcomes, and draft reports with recommendations to improve internal controls, operating efficiency, and compliance. Present findings to management for appropriate action.
  • Prepare the internal audit plan and submit it to the Finance Director for review and approval.
  • Review completed audit projects’ working papers to ensure sufficient and reliable evidence is gathered for reporting.
  • Collaborate with department managers and leads to review and enhance the organization’s policy manuals and procedures.
  • Prepare a monthly summary report for all completed audits.
  • Identify risk areas and communicate them to the Finance Director every month.
  • Provide consulting services to management and staff.
  • Maintain compliance with professional, ethical standards and The IIA’s (The Institute of Internal Auditors) standards throughout internal audit activities.
  • Ensure all business processes in the organization are risk-management compliant, including assessing areas for compliance with relevant laws and evaluating the effectiveness of implemented controls.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by management.
  • Maintain open communication with management and the audit committee.
  • Ensure timely compliance with all regulatory requirements from bodies such as FIA, URA, and NGO Bureau.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce/ Business Administration or any other related field.
  • Professional certifications such as CIA, CPA, CISA, ACCA.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Internal Audit Department with an NGO, Public and/or International Organization
  • Knowledge of the techniques, tests, and sampling methods involved in conducting audits and the requirements of auditing standards.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to schedule and direct the activities of other staff in accomplishing the goals of the department and review work in progress and upon completion.
  • Good knowledge of Human Resource Management principles and practice.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Report writing skills

Application Process

To apply, please submit your application by August 24, 2023.

Raising The Village is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage women candidates to apply.