Employment Opportunity for the Position Of Internal Auditor.

    The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) is an independent policy research institution based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. ESRF was established in 1994 to respond to the growing need for a research think tank with a mandate to conduct research for policy analysis and capacity building. The Foundation\'s primary objectives are therefore to undertake policy-enhancing research, to strengthen capabilities in policy analysis and decision making, as well as articulate and improve the understanding of policy options in government, the public sector, the donor community, and the growing private sector, and civil society.

    The key themes or core research areas at ESRF are compliant to the Tanzania Development Vision 2025, the Five Year Development Plan and East African Community Development Strategies. The themes covered by ESRF are: Inclusive Growth, Employment and Industrialization; Governance and Accountability; Globalisation and Regional Integration; Social Service Delivery and Social Protection; Natural Resources and Environmental Management; and Knowledge Management and Innovation.

    The Foundation promotes public understanding of economic and social conditions as well as public policy issues. It carries out policy research, capacity building and promotes dialogue on policy issues by engaging both public and private sector stakeholders through online and offline discussions. It also widely disseminates the results of research and discussions through publications and posting on its websites: http://www.esrftz.org, www.tzonline.org and www.taknet.or.tz.

    Given the increased demand to research and articulate various policy and strategic issues, ESRF seeks to recruit experienced, competent, self-motivated and dynamic Tanzanians for the position of INTERNAL AUDITOR.

    Required Qualifications and Experience

    • Holder of a CPA (T) or its equivalent qualifications with a minimum of 3 years experience in Auditing, public accounting, consulting and finance.
    • Strong analytical skills and sound judgment.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • The person will be responsible for auditing procedures and validating the effectiveness of business process controls.
    • Prepares Annual Audit Plan
    • Provides a full range of financial and operational audits to ensure that resources are used in compliance with the legal and administrative procedures.
    • Ensures that the accepted accounting and audit principles and policies are adhered to
    • Produces reports according to the plan and as per Management's requirement.
    • Follows up on audit findings to ensure adequacy and timely correction of weaknesses
    • NOTE: This is a part time job, the assignment requires one to work one out of five days a week. It is recommended that the candidate should be seconded by a company.

    Salary: Attractive salary and fee as per ESRF Salary Scheme.

    How to apply

    ESRF is an equal opportunity employer. Send your application with the job application Ref. marked on the envelop, a detailed CV, certified copies of your certificates and transcripts, your telephone number, email and three referees with their emails, postal addresses and telephone numbers to:

      The Executive Director,
      Economic and Social Research Foundation,
      P. O. Box 31226,
      51 Uporoto Street Ursino Estate,

    You can also send electronic copies of your application to jobs@esrf.or.tz

    For more details on duties and responsibilities, terms of employment and remuneration, please visit www.esrf.or.tz

    Deadline: Applications should reach the Foundation on or before 15th March, 2016.

    Last updated on 2016-03-07

ESRFs activities are supported by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)