Umeme Job Vacancies – Internal Auditor Manager

Organisation: Umeme
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Internal Audit
About Umeme:
Umeme is a public company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi Securities Exchange with over 6,483 shareholders, including high value international institutional investors. Umeme operates under a concession with a structural monopoly in the distribution of electricity across Uganda, distributing 99% of electricity in Uganda through a single buyer model.
Job Summary: The Internal Auditor Manager will support the Head of Internal Audit in achieving the strategic and annual internal audit plans. Monitoring team performance and addressing internal audit staff development needs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steer, manage and direct an effective internal audit team.
  • Prepare the annual audit plan incorporating all key risks, functions, processes to provide assurance on the high risk areas from the enterprise risk assessments in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Plan and scope audit assignments effectively, allocating audit resources, defining deadlines and ensuring comprehensive and appropriate objectives are set for each audit assignment.
  • Develop appropriate CAATs to be used during internal audit engagements.
  • Conduct and manage internal audit activities in accordance with the IPPF (2013) to ensure timely delivery of high quality internal audit deliverables.
  • Analyze and conclude on the effectiveness and efficiency of the control environment and develop innovative and creative recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations and reducing costs.
  • Work closely with senior/middle management in the planning and conduct of internal audit assignments discussing observations, emerging risks and actions to address identified risks and areas for improvement.
  • Timely follow up on the implementation of recommendations raised by internal and external audit.
  • Timely preparation of quarterly internal audit reports for communication to the board audit committee.
  • Actively monitor department costs to ensure they are within agreed variance as per key performance targets.
  • Significantly contribute to the development of the internal audit policies and procedures in line with the IPPF (2013).
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, IT, Finance, Accounting or any other business related field from an accredited higher institute of learning, membership to a professional body (CISA, ACCA, CPA, CIA). An MBA in business administration is an added advantage.
  • The candidate should possess a minimum of seven years’ work experience in a busy commercial environment 3 of which are in a supervisory role.
How to Apply: 
If you believe you are the right candidate, please submit your application and updated CV clearly detailing your suitability for the position in terms of required qualifications and experience to recruit.hr@umeme.co.ug. Kindly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of your mail.
Deadline: 12th October, 2014 by 17:00 Hours

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