URBRA Career Jobs – Senior Internal Auditor

Organization: Uganda
Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Executive Officer
About URBRA:
The Uganda Retirement Benefits
Regulatory Authority manages retirement plans for Uganda’s public workforce by
serving as the fiduciary stewards of the contributions and disbursements of the
pension trust funds. In partnership with the state’s public employers, we help
ensure that they can offer their employees a comprehensive retirement plan that
is responsive to their needs and is equitable to all stakeholders.
Job Summary: The Senior
Internal Auditor will be required to examine and evaluate the adequacy,
effectiveness and efficiency of the organization’s internal control systems and
procedures and recommend corrective actions to improve operations, enhance
internal controls for efficient and effective management of public resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare
    the Internal Audit Charter of the Authority in line with international
    standards
  • Develop
    risk-based annual audit plans detailing the scope, nature and tinning of
    audit activities
  • Design
    internal audit procedures and work programmes
  • Carry
    out planned internal audits to assess the adequacy, effectiveness and
    efficiency of the established internal controls and procedures
  • Identify
    key areas of risk within the organization and propose appropriate controls
    to mitigate the risks
  • Regularly
    review the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of financial information and
    other disclosures provided to management
  • Discuss
    audit findings and recommendations with line managers and report
    significant issues to senior management.
  • Prepare
    timely audit reports for management, the Audit Committee and the Board of
    Directors.
  • Actively
    monitor and assess implementation of the management actions recommended in
    the audit reports
  • Assess,
    evaluate and promote compliance to URBRA internal policies.
  • Actively
    contribute as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the
    external auditor.
  • Offer
    guidance on internal control and participate in enhancing internal audit
    standards and practices within the Authority
  • Conduct
    adhoc investigations and reviews as requested by the Board meetings
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Commerce
    (Accounting), Business Administration (Accounting), Finance, Accounting
    and Finance. Possession of a Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or
    Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Full
    professional qualification in either ACCA, CPA, CIA or CIMA
  • At
    least six (6) years’ experience, three of which should have been served at
    Senior level in Government or an equivalent level of experience in audit
    work from a reputable organization.
  • Proficiency
    in computer applications
  • Possess
    the ability to work as a team.
  • Possess
    excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent
    understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
    and ability to fully comply with IIA standard
  • Ability
    to work with minimal supervision. Self – driven with the ability to
    deliver results with minimal supervision.
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Soft
    skills like, presentation, and listening skills.
How to Apply:
If you believe you are the
right candidate and would love to contribute to the Ugandan pension sector,
please deliver your application and CV clearly detailing your suitability for
the position in terms of required qualifications and experience to the Interim
Chief Executive Officer, URBRA reception on 3rd Floor, Plot 1 Clement Hill
Road, Kampala, Uganda or send via E-mail to recruitment.hr@urbra.go.ug
Deadline: 5th March, 2015

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