Entry Level Opportunities – Audit Assistant at Kayonza Growers Tea Factory Ltd

Job Title:  Audit Assistant
Organization: Kayonza Growers Tea Factory Ltd
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Audit Manager
About US:
Kayonza Growers Tea Factory Ltd, located near Butogota Town Council in
Kanungu District, is a smallholder farmers’ owned tea processing company
incorporated in 1971. It employs hundreds of people in both its estates and
processing plant. It is managed by Uganda Tea Development Agency Limited with
head office in Kampala.
Job Summary:  The Audit
Assistant will be responsible for performing all assigned internal audits
including planning, evaluating and documenting the results, reporting and
follow up.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with the Audit Manager to
    develop appropriate risk assessments to be used in the process of
    identifying risks within the various auditable units as per the annual
    audit plan.
  • Develop appropriate audit tests aimed at
    addressing identified risks and achieving the desired audit objectives to
    provide assurance that risks are effectively managed or mitigated.
  • Conduct normal, snap, and follow-up audits
    with minimal direction, from planning the audit work to resolving
    exceptions, communicating with responsible management, and writing
    reports.
  • Prepare clear and concise audit reports on
    audit findings, detected non-compliance with Factory policies, guidelines,
    statutory requirements and procedures for discussion with line managers,
    and the Audit Manager before final reports are issued for corrective
    action.
  • Expeditiously follow-up on all issues
    arising from audits and other inspections and secure compliance with the
    agreed recommendations within the relevant time frame.
  • Conduct investigations into reported
    frauds and forgeries as may be assigned.
  • Exercise due professional care in
    performing audit work, including reviewing operating efficiency and making
    recommendations for cost reductions and earnings improvement.
  • Continue professional development through
    training, participation in recommended courses and in-house training.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in business field or related discipline.
  • Possession of part professional
    qualification such as CIA, CPA or ACCA is desirable, completion would be
    an added advantage.
  • Working knowledge of computerised
    accounting
  • Two or more years’ working experience in
    audit and accounting in a reputable organisation.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written
    communication skills
  • Working knowledge of international
    auditing standards and procedures
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft
    office application
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving
    skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to work with figures and pay
    attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
How to Apply: 
All candidates should their applications with three professional
referees and updated CVs to The Human Resources Manager, Kayonza Growers Tea
Factory Ltd, P.O. Box 247, Rukungiri or deliver to Uganda Tea Development
Agency Offices, Plot 821 Rubaga Road, off Kabaka Anjagala Roundabout to the
attention of the Company Secretary.
Deadline: Thursday, 7th May 2015.
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