NFA Vacancies – Internal Audit Manager at National Forestry Authority

Organisation: National
Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Audit
Committee of the Board /Executive Director
About NFA:
The National Forestry Authority
(NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry and Tree
Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development
and management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical
support to stakeholders in the forest sub-sector.
Job Summary: The NFA Internal
Audit Manager will regularly review the systems established to ensure
compliance with statutory requirements and regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop
    and or implement an audit policy and plan according to international,
    national and NFA audit and accounting standards.
  • Ensure
    that the Executive Director and Board of Directors are aware of activities
    which should be subjected to internal audit.
  • Intuitively
    review and appraise the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of
    internal controls and giving an opinion of findings to the management and
    audit committee of Board or full Board as the case may be.
  • Appraise
    the relevancy, reliability and integrity of management, financial and
    operating data and reports
  • Regularly
    review the system established to ensure compliance with statutory
    requirements and regulations.
  • Review
    means of safeguarding assets and verifying their existence.
  • Appraise
    the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which resources are
  • Assess
    the adequacy of established systems and procedures.
  • Ensure
    that organizational financial guidelines are followed.
  • Offer
    a high level advice to other officers on matters of financial management
    and accountability.
  • Determine
    audit priorities, work plans, staff allocation and other operational
  • Carry
    out special assignments and investigations on behalf of the Board of
    Directors and Management into any matter affecting priority, interests and
    operating efficiency of the Authority.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the aforementioned NFA career placement should an honours
    degree in B.COM (Accounting) or BBA (Accounting) from a reputable
  • Hold
    professional qualifications in ACCA, CPA, CIA
  • A
    minimum of five or more years’ experience working in an audit environment
    especially in a commercially business oriented environment three (3) of
    which must be at middle management level
  • Highly
    computer literate
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their application letters, copies
of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae
giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience,
present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and
telephone contacts to the address below;
Executive Director,
Plot10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6 or 0414 –
Deadline: 9th January 2015

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