Company : Adventist Development Relief Agency (ADRA) 
Location  : Kampala
Deadline : 14th Sept 2018


The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a humanitarian non-governmental organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God’s love and compassion. The organization works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action. Currently the organization implements relief and development projects in West Nile, Acholi, Karamoja and South-Western Uganda. ADRA wishes to recruit a highly qualified, experienced and energetic Ugandan national, to occupy the vacant position of Internal Auditor/Controller. Job Summary: The Internal Control Officer will be responsible for assuring achievement of ADRA’s objectives in operational effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting, and compliance with laws, regulations and policies.
This includes regular auditing of ADRA Uganda’s programmes, operations and partners to ensure compliance with ADRA and donor rules and regulations. The audits will assess whether ADRA’s systems of internal controls are adequate and identify improvements where necessary across all departments, including programmes, finance, logistics, procurement, HR and IT. Although reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Internal Controller Officer will be expected to report administratively to the Country Director.

Job Summary

 Stay informed and ensure adherence to the standard of ADRA procedures and policies in relation to Logistics, Procurement, Finance, HR and Programmes

Job Description 



  • To stay informed and ensure adherence to the standard of ADRA procedures and policies in relation to Logistics, Procurement, Finance, HR and Programmes
  • Planning
  • Internal Audit
  • General IA Reporting
  • Monthly Reporting
  • Feedback
  • Secondary Duties Investigations
The ideal candidate for the ADRA Uganda Internal Controller job placement should be a university graduate with background in management, administration, finance or related field. 
  • A qualified accountant (CPA or ACCA) 
  • Membership with the Institute of Internal Auditors is added advantage 
  • Three years of audit experience in an NGO environment 
  • Must have the risk-based auditing knowledge and experience 
  • Excellent communication skills in English both verbally and in writing 
  • Excellent computer skills in Office 365 software and accounting packages 
  • Ability to learn new systems and IT software quickly and effectively 
  • Organized and flexible, ability to respond to changing priorities 
  • Ability to work independently on own initiative, assess risk and make plans accordingly 
  • Willingness to travel to field sites on a regular basis 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with colleagues and partners 
  • Previous NGO experience and knowledge of donors is an advantage 
  • Evidence of experience in compiling and conducting training workshops is also an advantage.

Job Application
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications online