NHCC Job Placement – Internal Audit Officer

Organization: National
Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Section (Internal Audit)
About NHCC:
The National Housing and
Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan
construction and real estate management company, partly owned by the Uganda
Government. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing stock in the
country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes
in an organized environment.
Job Summary: The NHCCL
Internal Audit Officer will conduct independent and objective assurance audits
aimed at evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control
and governance processes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan
    and formulate audit programs based on systematically identified and
    assessed risks, in line with 
    the  Internal  Audit 
    plan,  Internal  Audit 
    Charter  and  International  Internal 
    Auditing Standards.
  • Carry
    out systems audits of all NHCCL operations in line with the Internal Audit
    plan, Internal Audit Charter and International Internal Auditing Standards
    and other best practices.
  • Perform
    compliance tests to ensure that operational and financial processes are
    executed in line with NHCCL policies and regulations, as well as
    applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare  audit 
    reports  and  submit 
    them  to  the 
    Head  of  Department  (Internal  Audit) 
    and Management, in line with NHCCL Internal Audit Policies and
    Procedures.
  • Expeditiously
    follow up all recommendations on audit findings, as per NHCCL’s
    guidelines.
  • Regularly
    examine NHCCL’s operations to ensure that all Company assets are properly
    recorded and safeguarded, as per NHCCL’s financial regulations.
  • Conduct
    control risk self-assessments (CRSA) in all departments in NHCCL, as per
    NHCCL Risk Management strategy and Departmental procedures.
  • Provide  independent  assurance  on 
    the  effectiveness  of 
    the  processes  put 
    in  place  by Management to manage the risk of
    fraud, as per the NHCCL Fraud Policy.
  • Ascertain
    the reliability of information systems (input, process and output), and
    ensure that all computerized systems comply with statutory regulations and
    generally accepted accounting principles, adequate financial controls,
    established Company plans  and  procedures, system security policies and
    effective systems development guidelines.
  • Perform
    any other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by relevant
    authority.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal applicants for the Internal Audit Officer Job should hold good
    Degrees in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting or Finance), or
    a closely related and relevant field, from a recognized University.
  • Accountancy
    or Internal Auditing professional qualification, such as ACCA, CPA, CIA,
    or CISA, is a must.
  • Good
    working knowledge of the standards of the International Professional
    Practices Framework as issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors is
    essential.
  • Computer
    proficiency  in  application  of 
    audit-related Software  and  MS 
    Office  Package  (Word, 
    Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and related packages, is essential.
  • Working
    knowledge of Navision Software system shall be an added advantage.
  • At
    least five years’ working experience, three or which as an Internal
    Auditor or in a similar position, in a large and reputable public or
    private sector organization.
  • Significant
    experience in working with reputable housing-related public, or private
    sector organizations shall be an added advantage.
  • Proven
    negotiation and communication skills.
  • Highly
    results-oriented.
  • Proven
    presentation and reporting abilities.
  • Exceptional
    interpersonal and human relations skills, as well as a team-player.
  • Analytical,
    accuracy and judgemental skills.
  • Proven
    coordination and networking skills.
  • Good
    IT and computer proficiency skills.
  • Maturity,
    high ethics and integrity.
  • A
    confident, independent, articulate and reliable personality.
  • Ability
    to work under tight deadlines and for long hours.
  • Possess
    the ability to deliver high quality outputs with minimal supervision.
How to Apply: 
All interested candidates are
encouraged to send their applications clearly marked “Application for the
position of Internal Audit Officer and accompanied by detailed Curriculum
Vitae, copies of testimonials & three professional referees should be
addressed to;
The Chief Human Resource
Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street, Industrial
Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or
Email to:
info@nhcc.co.ug
Deadline: 16th January, 2015 by 4.00p.m (Local time)
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