Internal Auditor Career Opportunity – Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB)

Job Title:
  Internal Auditor
OrganisationHigher Education
Students’ Financing Board (HESFB)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Internal Auditor
About US:
The Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB) is a body Corporate
established by an Act of Parliament, number 2 of 2014, to provide both Loans
and Scholarships to Ugandan Students to pursue Higher Education. The objective
of the Loan Scheme is to increase equitable access to Higher Education in
Uganda and also support qualified students who may not afford the cost of
Higher Education.
Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will be responsible for
implementing audit plans/executing audit work and ensuring compliance to
internal controls.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Execute audits in accordance with the
    annual audit plan.
  • Ensure existence of permanent audit files.
  • Perform adhoc Audits as may be directed by
    the Senior Internal Auditor.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of any internal
    controls of the new systems being introduced.
  • Identify potential risk areas in the Board
    and recommend remedial action.
  • Performs any other duties that may be
    assigned by the Senior Internal Auditor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The incumbent should hold an Honors Degree
    with a specialty in Accounting or Finance from a recognized University.
  • At least Level/Part II of any of the
    Professional accounting qualifications recognized under the Accountants’
    Act, Cap 266.
  • Possession of the CIA is desirable and the
    CFSA is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of four or more years’ working
    experience as Internal Auditor in a financial services sector.
  • Possess IT/computer skills and a
    demonstrated ability to apply these skills in meeting the objectives of
    the Internal Audit department.
  • Maintains professional standards of
    performance by keeping current with best Internal Audit practices through
    self-training and participating in recommended courses and in-house
  • Demonstrate competent knowledge of
    accounting principles, auditing standards techniques, laws and regulations
    governing the Financial Services Sector in Uganda.
  • Self driven with high sense of
  • Possess the ability to meet deadline with
    minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ethics and integrity.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications enclosing photocopies of certificates, updated CVs and three
referees to the address below;
Executive Director,
Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB),
Plot 1, Lourdel Road,
Lourdel Towers 7th Floor, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 16810 Wandegeya, Kampala. Uganda
Email to:
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be
Deadline: 24th April, 2015
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