National Medical Stores (NMS) Jobs – Internal Auditor (Pre-Audit)

Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Ref: NMS/2014/18
Report to: Chief Internal
Auditor
About NMS:
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was
established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and
distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities in
Uganda.
Job Summary: The Internal
Auditor will manage one Internal Audit Assistant and the team will have the
responsibility of pre auditing.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for verification of payments
    up to 500 million
  • Carry out compliance checks for tax
    returns before filing
  • Responsible for verification of payroll
    computations in line with Corporation and statutory requirements.
  • Be involved in receiving process of
    trading stock to ensure compliance with procurement terms spelt out in the
    contracts.
  • Actively participating in the bid opening
    exercises for procurement to ensure that procurement procedures are being
    followed.
  • Guide management on necessary
    improvements, policies and procedures that are not being followed
    appropriately
  • Verify cash collection, banking and bank
    reconciliations that are being done correctly and on a timely basis
  • Compile and submit quarterly reports of
    work performed and concerns raised for improvement.
  • Perform any other duties that may be
    assigned by Chief Internal Auditor
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The candidate should possess an honors
    degree in Finance, Accounting or BBA (Accounting/Finance) or B. Com
    (Finance/ Accounting) from a recognized university
  • Full professional Audit/ Accounting
    qualification such as CIA, ACCA, ACA, CIMA or CPA or an equivalent.
  • A minimum of three years’ working
    experience in internal auditing in a reputable organization.
  • Practical experience in at least one
    computer accounting application and general computer knowledge.
  • Possesses self-management skills and the
    motivation to be able to efficiently organize own time
  • Assess priorities within own area of
    responsibility
  • Process routine work within limited
    supervision
  • Can demonstrate a high level of integrity
  • Must approach all matters in non-biased
    and professional manner.
  • Is a versatile self-starter who
    demonstrates good leadership potential
  • Possess a positive attitude towards their
    work
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Possess the ability to build and maintain
    good networks internally and externally
  • Stay updated with academic literature
    around his/her key areas of work
  • An ability to maintain a broad focus on,
    and interest in current affairs that relate to NMS
  • Evidence of continuing professional
    training
  • Is able to work well under tight
    deadlines, sometimes heavy workloads.
  • With a high degree of individual
    responsibility
  • Should not have been convicted in a
    competent court of law of an offense involving moral turpitude or an
    offense sentence exceed one year.
  • Should be a Ugandan citizen in line with
    the constitutional mandate.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs that should include names and addresses of the last two employers
with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position
you are applying for and giving three referees with their full time telephone
contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.
Photocopies of the original academic documents should be attached.
Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify
Photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions
to authenticate their validity.
National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.
All applications should be addressed and delivered to the Head of Human
Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12,
Nsamizi Road, P.O Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.
NB: Any form of
canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only candidates who meet
the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted.
Deadline: 22nd July
2014 by 5pm

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