Internal Auditor Employment Opportunity – Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

Job Title:   Internal Auditor
Organization: Inter
University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Internal Auditor
About US:
The Inter University Council
for East Africa (IUCEA) is a strategic institution of the East African
Community (EAC) responsible for coordinating the development of human resources
and research in the region.  IUCEA is
charged with a number of responsibilities among them being to coordinate
academic and research activities jointly undertaken by Partner states and
member university institutions.  The main
objectives of IUCEA are to (i) facilitate networking among universities in East
Africa, and with universities outside the region; (ii) provide a forum for
discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters relating to higher education
in East Africa; and (iii) facilitate maintenance of internationally comparable
education standards in East Africa so as to promote the region’s global
competitiveness in higher education.
Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will offer technical support
in the implementation of IUCEA’s audit programs. The incumbent will ensure that
all financial and other transactions of IUCEA are in compliance with the
established policies, practices, rules and regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of the preparation and implementation of the annual audit plan
  • Maintaining
    internal audit and control systems for effective utilization of the
    institution’s resources
  • The
    job holder will be maintaining risk detection and management systems
  • Preparing
    and submitting timely and up to date audit findings and draft reports
  • Carrying
    out ad-hoc and special internal audit checks of systems and financial
    transactions
  • Conduct
    investigation of any cases of suspected theft, fraud and misappropriation
    of funds and making reports
  • Performing
    any other duty as the Executive Secretary may direct from time to time
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Annual
    audit plans
  • Periodic
    reports on internal audit findings
  • Increased
    efficiency and optimal utilization of IUCEA’s assets and resources
  • Internal
    audit reports to the Management and Audit Committee
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or
    Accounting or a Bachelor’s degree of Commerce or BBA majoring in Finance
    or Accounting or equivalent
  • Professional
    Qualifications i.e. Chartered Certified Accounting CPA (II) or ACCA (II)
    or CIA or CA or equivalent
  • Broad
    working knowledge of accounting and audit control systems
  • At
    least five (5) years of related experience, two (2) years in internal
    auditing in a busy organization/Audit firm/public sector
  • Must
    demonstrate high integrity, independence, and able to manage diversity and
    conflict.
  • The
    incumbent should possess conceptual, analytical, excellent interpersonal,
    communication, public relations, planning, judgment, and decision making,
    report writing and presentation skills.
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. proficient in computerized accounting packages. Working
    knowledge and ability to use the SUN SYSTEM will be an added advantage
  • Age Limit: Below 50 years.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their following application letters should be
accompanied with the following:
  • Certified
    copies of the applicants degree awards
  • Up
    to date and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Addresses
    of three referees, one of which should be the current immediate supervisor
Applications marked
“APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF INTERNAL AUDITOR in hard copy or electronic be
addressed to:
The Executive Secretary
Inter-University Council for
East Africa
Plot M833, Kigobe Road
Kampala, Kyambogo
P.O. Box 7110, Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256 414 256 251/2
Fax: +256 414 342 007
E-mail to:recruit@iucea.org
Deadline: 16th January
2016

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