Internal Auditor – Dairy Development Authority (DDA)


Dairy
Development Authority (DDA)

is a Semi- Autonomous Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry
and Fisheries (MAAIF). It is established under the Dairy Industry Act of 1998.
Its Mission is “To provide dairy development and regulatory services that will
ensure increased production and consumption of milk, sustainable and profitable
dairy industry sector; contribute to economic development and improved nutritional
standards in Uganda”.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority would like to fill
the under listed positions:
Job
Title:
Internal Auditor
Reports
to:
Principal Internal
Auditor
Objective
of the Job:
To assist in
caring out an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies,
procedures and standards by which DDA’s financial, physical and information
resources are managed.
Key
Functions
1. Ensuring that all
financial and other transactions of the authority are in compliance with
established policies, procedures, principles.
2. Receiving of accounting
information and returns from all stake holders and preparation of verified
reports within specified and demanding deadlines.
3. Carrying out auditing
and setting up internal controls to prevent fraud, loss, or waste of
authority’s funds or assets.
4. Assist in planning and
coordinating the implementation of audit programs, compiling audit reports
there from and submitting them to the principal internal auditor, recommending
appropriate courses of action, should the situation warrant.
5. Auditing stocks and
stock movement of all commodities and supplies to ensure compliance with
authority policies.
6. Ensuring that all
records and ledger accounts are checked and certified.
7. Checking and verifying
that all transactions are properly documented and have adequate, accurate,
reliable underlying evidence.
8. Carrying out of regular
field visits, surprise audits and spot checks in all areas of the authorities
operations (stocks, supplies and cash) to ensure compliance with policies and
procedures
9. Carrying out any special
investigations as may be requested by the Principal Internal Auditor.
10. Ensuring that all
financial and other transactions of the authority are in compliance with
established policies, procedures, principles, practices and plans.
11. Following up contracts
which involve the commitment of funds to ensure that their implementation is in
accordance with agreed contract terms.
Qualifications
and Experience
1. Must have a Bachelor’s
Degree in Commerce/ Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance or Business
Administration majoring in Accounting.
2. Up to 1 year of relevant
audit experience in a relatively large organization.
3. Capability and
willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of integrity.
4. Ready to comply and live
up to and in accordance with the authority’s policies and Core Values.
5. Must be computer
literate
How
to apply:
Interested applicants
who meet the specified job requirements should submit their application forms,
up to date curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic credentials to the
address below before 8th June, 2012.
This advertisement can also be found on DDA website at: www.dda.or.ug
Executive Director
Dairy Development Authority (DDA)
Plot 1,KafuRd. Kampala
P.O. 34006,
Kampala
Tel: 0414-343883/0414-343901/2

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