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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 18, 2022
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    The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of 6 Partner States: the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, the United Republic of Tanzania, and the Republic of Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.
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    Principal Internal Auditor

    REF: EAC/HR/2022-23/06

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Develop internal audit policies and strategies for the Commission.
    2. Carry out systematic reviews of all systems and internal controls as per the established policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
    3. Vouch payment and other documents before processes are completed.
    4. Prepare annual stock taking instructions.
    5. Participate in the annual stock taking exercise to ensure the Commission's assets are safeguarded.
    6. Carry out management audits and participate in physical inspection and verification of assets during Board of Survey.
    7. Carry out spot checks on stock records and physical stores.
    8. Arrange for annual audit exercises and investigations as may be required.
    9. Participate in Investments Committee, Board of Survey and Procurement Committee meetings.
    10. Prepare periodic internal audit reports and the Annual Audit Reports.
    11. Liaise with the Principal Internal Auditor at the EAC Secretariat and Audit Commission on all audit matters relating to the Commission; and
    12. Promote a positive corporate culture and image of the EAC.

    Qualifications and experience:

    • A Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or MBA with a bias in Auditing plus Professional Qualifications in Accounting, Auditing, Chartered Accounting Chartered Certified Accounting, Certified Accountant CPA (T), CPA (K), or CPA (U) or other related professional qualification.
    • 10 years of experience in auditing with five (5) years at senior level.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to :

    • Fill in the application form attached (download from here);
    • attach  their application letter,  a detailed CV, Copies of   certified academic certificates ,  and a copy of National Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file. 
    • Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope.
    • For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below. 

    Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 18th November, 2022

    Candidates who have already applied for this position are required to re-apply.

    Please note:

    You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.

    All Applications MUST STRICTLY:

    • have EAC application form, CV, application letter, ID ;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the job reference number;
    • have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • provide referees.

    Only qualified candidates will be contacted

    EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

    Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.

     A due diligence will be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic certificates (certification by  a recognized higher education body in respective Partner States)  and employment records .

    The Secretary General
    East African Community
    P. o Box 1096
    Arusha - Tanzania.
    Tel: +255 27 2162100
    Fax: +255 27 2162190
    Website :

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