Job Title: Internal Control Manager
Initiatives for Relief and Development (AIRD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
for Relief and Development (AIRD) is a non-governmental, non-political,
non-religious and non-profit making organization with the main aim of
protecting and seeking durable solutions for Refugees and IDPs in Africa in
partnership with UNHCR the UN refugee agency.
Job Summary: The Internal Control Manager is responsible
for creating a disciplined approach for monitoring organization processes
through annual audits. S/he will have overall responsibility and be central to
ensure governance and compliance are controlled and met and that SOPs are
Key Duties and Responsibilities: In particular, the Internal Control Manager
and appraise the soundness, effectiveness, and proper application of
organizational controls, compliance procedures and timeliness of documentation
the adequacy and extent of programs designed to safeguard organization assets.
and issue reports detailing conclusions and providing recommendations for
employee training and modifications to procedures as needed.
as liaison for all external audit and regulatory agencies.
Procedures: review existing accounting and financial controls and other legal
compliance processes in place and make any necessary revisions or additions;
work with HR, to update policy manuals and other documentation to ensure
immediate compliance by all staff involved;
Audits and reviews: The internal control manager will conduct regular internal
audits and reviews to assess the compliance of departments and individual
will test findings from audit exercises, facilitate the remediation of control
gaps, and escalate possible critical issues;
and development: Internal Control manager will act as an objective source of
guidance and advice for teams;
Internal Control Manager will also address specific training and development
needs to fill compliance gaps;
The Internal Control Manager will act as go-between for the organization and
external government and auditing agencies;
will also communicate with such external stakeholders with insights into
changing regulations, standard compliance practices and other changes that may
impact the merit of current internal control policies;
reports: S/he will analyze and evaluate accounting documents, preparing reports
that reflect the audit results and document the proposed process;
on Emerging Issues: The Internal Control Manager shall research on latest
trends and issues in the industry and determine scope of internal control.
other duties assigned by the Line Manager
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant must hold a graduate degree in law or business, particularly or a
professional certification like Certified Internal Controls Auditor
degree in accounting, business, or a similar subject
four years of experience in managing internal control roles
understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); An
accreditation e.g. ACCA, CPA shall be an added advantage
– S/he should be able to work independently and should take the initiative and
thinking – Should have an analytical mind-set and numerical skills useful in
manipulating large amounts of data and creating reports;
– the ability to think objectively, have strong ethical standards, as well as
high levels of integrity to adhere to regulations and compliance are necessary;
skills –be incredibly organized and be able to prioritize workload, as well as
be resilient and calm under pressure;
skills – should be able to work closely with and present valuable data to other
teams, managers, and stakeholders;
ability to evaluate data to make informed decisions.
to communicate in French – verbally and non-verbally
passion for AIRD’s mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit
proactive, set to achieve results and creates positive change;
very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness;
diversity and a commitment to collaboration.
How to Apply:
qualified and interested candidates should send updated CVs to:
email@example.com. Please indicate Internal Control Manager in the
Deadline: 12th March 2021.