Senior Internal Auditor at Watoto Church Ministries

Application ends: May 31, 2022
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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor.

Organization: Watoto Church Ministries.
Duty Station: Watoto Church Downtown, Kampala

Watoto Church and Child Care Ministries has experienced exponential growth in the past couple of
years composed of multiple Celebration Centers {Campuses) and diverse Community care initiatives
that include Child Care, Community and Neighborhood, Education and FN Radio amongst others. In all
of this, Watoto remains a local church, committed to Celebrating Christ and Caring for Community.
We are seeking to recruit a Senior Internal Auditor to support the Team Leader, Internal Audit and
Risk Management (TL, IARM) in providing an independent and objective assurance of Watoto
Ministries’ operating systems and to evaluate and make recommendations to minimize risk.

Key Duties and Responsibilities {but not limited to)

1. Support With Internal Audit Strategic Activities

• To support in the annual review and update of the Internal Audit Universe and utilise the
updated Universe to support in the review and operationalisation of the Audit Cycle Plan.
• Support the TL, IARM to review and operationalise the Internal Audit Charter and support the
completion of the Internal Audit Manual.
• Support the TL, IARM to establish the operational file format for the different types of
assignments.
• Contribute to the development of the annual audit and risk management plan and take lead on the
implementation of the Annual Audit plan to ensure adherence to timeline.
• To spearhead a detailed audit planning for each assignment and ensure it includes the objectives
for each audit, the scope, the duration, and the areas of focus.
• To support in making follow-ups and implementation of all internal and external audit issues
leveraging the Audit Committee and the Leadership Team.
• Support the coordination of external auditors’ activities including how best to leverage the
work performed and results produced from Internal Audit’s work.
• Support in the preparation of the audit reports, quarterly reports, minutes, and action papers
for the Audit Committee.

2. Fieldwork and Investigative Audit Activities

• To develop an audit plan for each Internal audit assignment and supervise the Internal Audit
Assistants in the preparation of the Audit file.
• Prepare Internal Audit reports for each assignment on completion of fieldwork.
• Support the TL, IARM in carrying out special investigations, management consultancy and
independent reviews in areas related to fraud, risk management and safety.
• Participate in the design of an electronic file numbering system and ensure that all audit
related documents both hard-copy and electronic are properly filed, and that the filing system is
up-to date.

3. Management and Coordination of Team activities

• To participate in the design of the competency framework and incorporate it into the appraisal
process.
• To organise regular departmental staff meetings to ensure proper and open communication of
departmental plans and feedback from team members.
• Support the incorporation of the designed training programme in the annual planning and calendar
for the Audit Department.
• To set and agree on performance targets for the Internal Audit assistants.

4. Administration and Budgeting

• Participate in the development and management of the department budget to ensure availability of
funds for planned Internal Audit activities.
• Review the periodic Internal Audit financial statements and budget updates from Finance
department; taking appropriate corrective action in case of any variance from what has been planned

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience.

• Mandatory requirement: the applicant should be a born again Christian, a member of Watoto Church
and a member of a cell group.
• The applicant for the role should hold at least a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (minimum upper
second class) in a relevant field from a reputable university.
• A minimum of three years’ working experience in auditing in a reputable organization, of which l
year should be as a Senior Auditor.
• Should be undertaking a professional course, either ACCA or CPA
• Computer literacy and familiarity with the Audit software and accounting packages.
• Good management skills
• Good investigation skills
• Excellent report writing skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates can apply as follows:
1. Go to www.watotochurch.com
2. Go to Employment Opportunities
3. Find the job advert and apply by completing the form.
4. Submit your CV, academic and professional documents, and a cell/pastor’s recommendation
letter to careersAwatotochurch.com (Subject Line: Job Title – First Name, Last Names

DEADLINE; 31st May 2022.

ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE SHORT LISTED AND CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.