Internal Auditor – Office of the Auditor General

Job Title:   Internal Auditor
Organisation: Office of
the Auditor General (OAG)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Internal Auditor
Ref: ADM. 115/136/01
Vol.5 [02/15]
About US:
The Office of the Auditor
General (OAG) is an institution established under the provisions of Article 163
of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Its mandate, functions and
powers are enshrined in the National Audit Act, 2008. The main function of the
OAG is to audit and report on the Public Accounts of Uganda and all Public
offices or bodies and/or organization established by an Act of Parliament.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Regularly
    reviewing and reporting on the system for generating financial information
    and data, and on the reliability and integrity of financial statements and
    other related accounting and financial information.
  • Conducting
    systems audit to ascertain whether or not internal controls are
    appropriate to the entity, and whether or not they are operating
    effectively and efficiently.
  • Performing
    value for money reviews on key activities of OAG to ascertain whether or
    not value has been obtained (efficiency, effectiveness and economy).
  • Conducting
    risk management audits to ascertain whether or not management has set
    procedures for risk identification and management including frauds.
  • Conducting
    periodic reviews to confirm whether or not set policies and specific
    applicable instructions are followed, and confirm whether or not
    management is complying with all applicable legislations and regulations.
  • Regularly
    reviewing management arrangements for ensuring that objectives of OAG are
    being achieved.
  • Conducting
    reviews on various projects implemented by OAG and report on project
    management, implementation, and conduct post implementation reviews.
  • Conducting
    reviews on resource acquisition, deployment & utilization, disposal
    and whether there are appropriate and adequate arrangements for safe
    custody of assets.
  • Conducting
    special audits and investigations as may be requested by a competent
    authority.
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Internal Auditor should be a Ugandan holding either an Honours Bachelor’s
    degree in Business/Management studies (Accounting option) from a
    recognized University/Institution OR professional accountancy
    qualification which will admit them to membership of the Institute of
    certified Public Accountants.
  • The
    applicant with professional qualifications certifications in the relevant
    fields and those with a minimum of second upper class degrees shall have
    an added advantage.
Age: 30 years and below
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their applications including;
  • Detailed
    typed curriculum vitae which clearly supports the competencies required
    above
  • Certified
    copies of academic qualifications, testimonials and professional training
    certificates.
  • Names
    of three (3) referees and their contacts
  • A
    recent passport size photograph
The complete applications should
be submitted with an application form, which can be obtained from OAG registry,
Audit House
NB: The
complete applications through Post Office should be by registered mail.
Applications received shall be acknowledged by the office. All serving officers
should channel their applications through their Heads of Departments
The complete applications must
be addressed to:
The Auditor General Audit House
Plot 2C, Apollo Kaggwa Road, P.O.
Box 7083,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 6th March 2015

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