Head of Internal Audit Job Placement – UGAFODE

Job Title:      Head of Internal Audit
Organization: UGAFODE
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Board Audit Committee
About UGAFODE:
UGAFODE
Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and
is adherent to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in
1994 to provide quality microfinance services.
Job Summary: The Head of Internal Audit provides leadership to
the internal audit function of UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI). The Head of
Internal Audit has the management responsibility for ensuring that Audit
functions perform audits that are in compliance with the institute of internal
auditors’ standards for professional practice of internal auditing and UGAFODE
Microfinance Limited (MDI) policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of planning and coordinating the
    implementation of management audit programmes compiling audit reports there
    from and submitting them to the Chairperson Audit Board Committee and
    Chief Executive Officer, recommending appropriate courses of action,
    should the situation warrant.
  • Develop and implement the internal audit
    strategy, procedures, policies and performance plan
  • Ensure effective engagement of the UGAFODE
    Microfinance Limited (MDI) board committee on the performance of the audit
    functions
  • Manage and provide quality control for the
    departments audits to ensure departmental mandates and business goals are met
    and that and that professional standards are maintained at all times
  • Managing the implementation of the internal
    control systems to ensure smooth and running of the company
  • Provide capacity building to UGAFODE
    Microfinance Limited (MDI) leadership and audit team regarding the role of
    Internal Audit in Risk
  • Ensure quality control of teams audit plans
    on an ongoing basis by reviewing and approving plans as they are developed
    and communicated.    
  • Carrying out any special investigations as
    may be requested by the Chief Executive Officer and/or the Board of
    Directors
  • Assisting the external auditors with the end
    of financial year audit or any other special audit involving them, and
    ensuring successful physical cash counts and stock taking exercises.
  • Work closely with finance and operations
    departments to coordinate central bank inspection audits and ensure
    efficient access to books and records.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a University
    degree preferably in Accounting, finance and management Professional
    qualification including ACCA, CPA, CISA etc and with membership to a
    professions body.
  • A minimum of five years of post-qualification
    experience in Audit, preferably in banking, financial institutions or
    commercial environment;
  • Analytical problem solving and decision
    making skills
  • Practical experience in reporting to the
    Board/ Board Audit committee is desired
  • Highly developed sense of integrity
  • Ready to comply and live up to and in
    accordance with the company’s core values and strategic direction
How to Apply:
The
ideal candidate should send their applications which should include a cover
letter and an up-to-date detailed CV, certified copies of complete academic
transcripts and professional certificates. Your applications should include
names of three professional referees and a day time telephone contact. Send
them to:
Head
of Human Resources,
UGAFODE
Microfinance Limited (MDI),
Silva
Arcade, Plot 62 Bombo Road,
P.O.
Box 30815, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 19th August, 2016

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