Audit Manager Operations and Financials Job – National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Organisation: National Social Security Fund (NSSF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports To: Head, Internal
About NSSF: 
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated
to provide social security to its members as prescribed by law under CAP 222
(Laws of Uganda) through efficient management of members’ contributions. The
NSSF asset base is currently over Ugx. 4 trillion, making the Fund one of the
largest players in Uganda’s economy.
The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is positioning itself to be
the Social Security Provider of Choice in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is
that each employee contributes directly to the growth and success of the
business and each employee is expected to take pride in being a member of the
Job Summary: The Audit
Manager Operations and Financials will offer assurance to Management on
operations by evaluating the internal control system, risk management and
corporate governance, providing recommendations that add value to the
organization and leading an audit team to ensure that audits are useful,
effective and value adding.
Key Duties and
  • Intuitively review systems and processes
    relating to operations and financials, make recommendations for
    improvement, follow up on recommendations and queries made, and provide
    advice to all departments.
  • Prepare audit methodology and design
    standard audit tests and procedures for the team; prepare instructions to
    be followed for each audit.
  • Actively participate in the preparation of
    annual audit plan (using risk based approach) and the budget for the
    department; prepare work plans and schedules for the team. Monitor
    implementation of the plan.
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate audits, visit
    employers, inspect branch office operations, supervise audits and provide
    technical guidance and support to the team
  • Mentor, train and supervise staff, monitor
    their performance, mentor, coach, train and provide necessary feedback.
  • Review all working papers and draft
    reports from the audit team; investigate queries and check the quality of
  • Performs complex, confidential and special
  • Carry out compliance audits and keep up to
    date with all operations systems procedures and with all statutory and
    compliance requirements which impact on the Fund.
  • Compile and prepare reports on every
    assignment and participate in the preparation of quarterly reports to the
    Audit & Risk Assurance Committee of the Board.
  • Participate in the development of the
    Internal Audit strategy, provide consulting services to Management and
  • Perform any other related work as assigned
    by the Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in a numerical field.
  • Professional qualifications/Certification
    – ACCA, CPA, CIA or an equivalent
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in
    auditing in a medium – large sized organization with more than 2 years at
    managerial level.
  • Broad experience in performing and leading
    business risk assessments as well as development and execution of audit
    plans and working with senior management is an added advantage.
  • Skills and experience in the use of Audit
    Management software (Teammate, Pro audit) and CAATS (ACL, IDEA etc), sound
    knowledge of internal controls and broader working knowledge of auditing
    techniques and standards is preferable.
  • Computer literacy skills 
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent analytical Skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Past supervisory Skills
  • Behavioral qualities including integrity,
    team work and high levels of confidentiality
  • The best candidate should be of high
    morals and integrity.
How to Apply: 
If you are suitably qualified
and interested in joining the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), please send
your application enclosing detailed curriculum vitae giving three professional
referees and copies of academic and professional certificates/ testimonials,
postal address and daytime telephone contact.
The complete applications
should be addressed to: The Managing Director, ABS Consulting Group, Workers
House, Plot 1, Pilkington Road, 9th Floor, Southern Wing. P.O. Box 29526,
Kampala. Uganda.
Please indicate the position
applied for on the envelope (“Application for the position of………”)
Deadline: 30th June, 2014 by 5PM

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