Finance Jobs – Internal Audit Assistant at Britania Allied Industries Limited

Organisation: Britania
Allied Industries Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Britania:
Britania Products (U) Ltd. was
set up in 1992 as a small unit for manufacturing biscuits and bread. A
confectionery unit was added to this in 1998. To utilize the abundant natural
resources of fruits and vegetables in the country, Britania Foods (U) Ltd., a
modern fruit and vegetable processing unit blossomed into existence in mid
1995. In late 2002, Britania Products and Britania Foods merged and a new
entity Britania Allied Industries Ltd. was instituted. The Corporate Office and
the factory remained in Ntinda Industrial Area in Kampala, a contributory
factor being the land owned by the company and available for expansion.
Job Summary: The
Internal Audit Assistant will support in managing a sound Internal Control
System within Britania that will require proper planning and reporting the
results of all internal audits and related assignments with recommendations
wherever applicable.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conducting
    Internal Control evaluation and risk assessment to identify loopholes and
    areas requiring management intervention to prevent frauds, embezzlements,
    misappropriations, misuse and wastage and ensuring that objectives of the
    organization are achieved economically, efficiently and effectively;
  • Support
    in the preparation of special reports when asked for by the management on
    various aspects of financial management, including asset management and
    security, financial reporting, decision support systems, management
    Information systems;
  • Actively
    facilitating in undertaking periodic reviews and annual audit of financial
    transactions as per the 1 organization requirements.
  • Supporting
    the finance department in preparation SOPs in critical areas like meeting
    financial obligations under procurements and the process itself.
    Specifying internal checks including pre-audit checks, adherence to
    policies procedures and compliance with rules, laws and regulations to
    ensure that payments to suppliers and other entities are made by them in
    accordance with the stipulated guidelines
  • Ensuring
    that systems exist for generation of accurate and reliable financial and
    other Information;
  • Prepares,
    analyzes and reconciles and conducts verification regarding accounts being
  • Performs
    surprise cash counts on company funds as required
  • Gathers,
    verifies and analyses monthly sales reports, contracts and other related
  • Conducts
    system review to assess its effectiveness and efficiency and recommends
    necessary actions to improve deficient conditions
  • Witnesses
    inventory taking of company’s fixed assets and supplies on quarterly and
    annual basis.
  • Submits
    audit observations and recommendations to the supervisor for review and
  • Perform
    any other related tasks that may be assigned by the management
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Bachelor’ Degree in one of these fields:
    Accounting, Finance, Audit, Economics, Commerce or Business
  • Past
    audit experience of between 1-3 years is required
  • A
    minimum of two or more years’ experience in accounting Skills and
  • The
    candidate should have skills and ability to identify issues, formulate
    opinions, make conclusions and recommend solutions.
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent
    communication and report writing skills and should have the ability to
    work independently.
  • He/
    she should have working knowledge of IT systems and Microsoft Office especially
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates should submit letters of application specifying their field of study
together with an updated CV, contact number (s), copies of relevant
certificates, names and details of three references to: The Human Resource
Manager, Britania Allied Industries Ltd., P.O. Box 7158, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 30th January, 2015

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