Joint Medical Store Jobs 2022 – Internal Audit Officer

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Job Title:  – Joint Medical Store Jobs 2022 Internal Audit Officer

Organization: Joint Medical Store (JMS)

Job Location: Kampala, Uganda 

Reports to: Director Internal Audit Risk & Compliance



Joint Medical Store Profile:

Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a Church founded private not-for-profit organization whose mission is to supply medicines, medical equipment and related healthcare services, and training of assured quality to the people of Uganda at affordable prices; Whereas Gradian Health Systems is in the business of curating, manufacturing and selling medical technology and equipment.

Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a Church founded private not for profit organization whose mission is to Provide Affordable Quality Health Solutions through an Efficient Supply Chain System that Delivers value to Accredited Health Units and Other Stakeholders’.



Job Summary:

Execute all approved audit activities and plans to provide independent and objective assurance on the efficiency and effectiveness of JMS operations in conformity with JMS policies, procedures and guidelines, and relevant laws, regulations and accepted business practices.



Roles and responsibilities:


  • Audit Planning Support
  • Special Audit Assignments
  • Conduct of Follow-up Audits
  • Risk and Compliance Management
  • Representation to Quality Management Systems (QMS) team
  • Conduct Stock Audits
  • Spot Checks on Cash


  • Review the audit manual and other department Manuals, organizational Procedures & Policies to identify established audit areas and schedules
  • Plan and prepare tailored audit programs to suit audit assignment and forward program to DIARC for review.
  • Hold pre-planning meetings for the assignment with team members and entry meetings with auditees and adjust the audit program accordingly.
  • Execute the audits by gathering relevant evidence and work done and uploading it into the audit software (Team Mate Audit software)
  • Prepare draft audit reports and working papers to DIARC for review.
  • Forward audit issues for both Internal and external audits with un closed actions to the respective auditees and receive and review the status of implementation of the audited actions
  • Train staff in QMS procedures and other relevant requirements, in line with QMS annual plans and perform QMS audits.
  • Prepare working papers and audit reports for the audit work performed.
  • Review the accuracy of the figures in the end of year and bi-monthly project stock take results report by re-computing the values and tracing the counted quantities to the physical count sheets
  • Validate and obtain reasons for any variances and follow up on the implementation of any management actions arising
  • Physically count the cash in the presence of the cashier/Accountant and update the cash count sheets and reconcile the physical and expected cash balance
  • Carry out a risk assessment on all operations and procedures of the organization and share assessment results with DIARC.
  • Review procedure for managing risks and opportunities to identify gaps and coordinate risk monitoring by liaising with Risk Champions and the respective Directors.



Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Commerce (accounting option) or Auditing, BBA (accounting option), BSc Accounting or any other related field.
  • Full Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CISA or CIA.
  • Membership to the Institute of Internal Auditors

Added advantage

  • IT audit skills
  • Qualification in Enterprise Risk Management
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Finance or Masters qualification in a related field.


  • At least three years’ audit experience in a large and busy organization.
  • Practical experience in using computerized financial accounting packages and inventory management systems.
  • Practical experience in systems audit, and knowledge about best practice standards including IFRS, IPPF, TQM, ISA, ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard are desirable.

General Competencies & Knowledge:

  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Industry/Standards – IPPF, IFRSs, ISA, TQM, ISO 31000
  • Information Technology proficiency
  • Risk management skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed oral and written reporting skills
  • Teamwork
  • Audit skills



How To Apply for Joint Medical Store Jobs 2022

Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit applications, resume, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and three referees (who are not relatives). Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Please forward your applications to:
Manager, Human Resources and Administration
Joint Medical Store,
P. O. Box 4501, Kampala.
Email to [email protected]
OR hand deliver your application to Joint Medical Store (JMS), Plot 1828 Gogonya Road,

Deadline: 10th August 2022 at 5:00 pm




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