Internal Auditor – Monitor Publications Limited

Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers, 93.3KFM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

We wish to recruit a qualified and experienced professional to fill the vacancy below.
We are looking to recruit Internal Auditor

Reports to: The Nation Media Group Head of Audit
Job Purpose: To carry out audit assignments with the view of providing independent and objective assurance and consultancy for value addition to the company at low cost.

Main Responsibilities:
o    Planning audit assignments
o    Designing and executing audit tests in compliance with conventional auditing guidelines
o    Preparing assignment reports in accordance with professional code of ethics; and
o    Identifying audit issues and following up with the respondents to ensure implementation of corrective measures.
o    Participate in the annual Audit plan risk assessment exercise in order for the department to develop an audit plan
o    Carry out risk assessment throughout the year based on individual basic assignments in order to accomplish audit assignments.
o    Prepare and document risk based audit plan.
o    Prepare audit reports for assignments executed
o    Monitor compliance to policies and procedures and identify internal control gaps in the systems and give recommendations to management for action.
o    To look out for red-flags through monitoring different departmental activities in the company in order to alert management on deviation from best practices and non-compliance so that timely action can be taken.

Qualifications & Experience:
o    University Degree in related field from an accredited institution
o    Professional Qualification in relevant field e.g. CISA, CIA
o    An MBA would be an added advantage
o    Excellent computer skills or demonstrable work experience in forensic audit systems;
o    Experience in SAP or DTI systems will be an added advantage.
o    Excellent planning and organisational skills
o    Very strong analytical skills
o    Strong business reporting skills
o    Strong business acumen
How to Apply
If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your applications, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number by 15th June, 2012 to: The Human Resource Manager, Monitor Publications Ltd. P.O.Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda. Or you can send an email to  
NB: Please Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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