URBS Career Placements – Senior Internal Auditor

Organisation: Uganda
Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Internal Audit
About URSB:
The Uganda Registration
Services Bureau (URSB) is established as a Statutory Body under the Uganda
Registration Services Bureau Act Cap. 210. The Bureau is a key player in
commercial and civil registrations that facilitate private sector development
and vital statistics for national planning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Make
    recommendations for update of the Internal Audit Charter in line with the
    regulations.
  • Develop
    detailed audit program for each risk detailing the scope, nature and
    timing of audit procedures.
  • The
    incumbent will execute 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 prepare a report
    on significant issues to.
  • Prepare
    and submit audit reports to the Manager.
  • Actively
    monitor the timely implementation of the management actions recommended in
    the audit reports. Provide senior management and the Board of Auditors
    with an opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the
    internal controls in the organisation.
  • Support
    the development of an internal control culture, including training to
    staff.
  • Intuitively
    monitor the trends and developments in the internal audit area.
  • Conduct
    adhoc investigations and reviews as requested by senior management or
    the Board of Directors.
  • Participate
    in the relevant meetings.
  • Works
    closely with the external auditor on internal control issues.
  • Report
    on internal control issues and the implementation of the internal audit
    plan to senior management and the Board of Auditors / external entities
  • Frequent
    interaction with all personnel within the organization.
  • Support
    the Director, Internal Audit in reviewing management and final accounts
    and supporting schedules for truthfulness and fairness;
  • Offer
    technical and professional support to management in the development and
    implementation of governance and accountability framework;
  • Perform
    any other key responsibilities and duties as may be assigned from time to
    time.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Annual
    Audit Plans implemented;
  • Compliance
    and value for money audits conducted and reported;
  • Physical
    verification of assets undertaken;
  • Post
    audit review carried out and reported;
  • Audit
    queries followed up and resolved;
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold an Honors Degree in Commerce, Business
    Administration (Accounting Major), Accounting or their equivalent from a
    recognized University. Possession of a post graduate qualification in a
    relevant field is an added advantage.
  • Full
    Membership of Internationally Recognized Professional Accounting or
    Auditing Body (CIA, ACCA, CPA, etc) is an essential requirement.
  • At
    least four years’ experience in auditing gained while working with a
    reputable auditing firm or public or private commercial or donor funded
    organization, two of which must have been at the level of Internal
    auditor.
  • Computer
    literacy skills (Preferably Microsoft office Applications).
  • Practical
    knowledge of auditing computer aided applications;
  • Possess
    the ability to work on own initiative as well as in a team;
  • Capacity
    to establish credibility, and trust and partnership.
  • Possess
    excellent analytical and problem –solving skills.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent
    communication and report writing skills.
  • A
    person of integrity and honesty
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are invited to send their application letters indicating
day time telephone contacts, postal and email addresses, or both and three
reputable referees, certificates and testimonials addressed to:
The Chairman, Board of
Directors, Uganda Registration Services Bureau, Plot 5 George Street, Georgiana
House, P.O. Box 6848 Kampala, Uganda.
Telephone: +256 414 235 915/256
414 233 219, Fax: +256 414 250712,
NB: All
applications should be submitted to the Front Desk Officer on floor number 5
and must be registered. Please clearly indicate the position applied for on the
left hand top corner of the envelope before submission.
Deadline: 16th February, 2015

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