Fresher Internal Auditor Jobs – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:    Internal Auditor
Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Kabale, Uganda
Reports to: Principal
About UCU:
Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological
College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College
trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The
local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono.
International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The
Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the
College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s,
the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the
higher education – not only of clergy but of other professionals as well.
Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In charge of developing Annual Audit work
    plan based on Risk Assessment, outlining the scope of work to be carried
    out during the year.
  • Reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of
    risk management, internal control and governance systems, within the
  • Keen review operations and programs of
    different departments to ascertain whether results are consistent with
    established objectives and goals and whether the operations or programs
    are being carried out as planned.
  • Responsible for appraising the economy and
    efficiency with which University resources are employed
  • Assessing the relevance, reliability, timeliness
    and adequacy of management information.
  • Ascertaining the extent of compliance with
    established internal policies, plans and procedures, and significant
    legislative/regulatory requirements.
  • Reporting to management, the results of audit
    findings, the audit opinions formed, and the recommendations made.
  • Preparing Audit reports to be distributed to
    the College Council.  
  • Recommending improvements in procedures and
    systems to prevent waste, extravagance and loss.
  • Guiding management on appropriate systems of
    internal control and other operational matters.
  • Liaising regularly and coordinates work with
    external auditors to avoid duplication of work.
  • Witnessing inventory taking of the
    Universities supplies on semester and annual basis.
  • Following -up on audit recommendations to
    ensure appropriate action has been taken on significant audit findings.
  • In charge of developing the Internal Audit
    Charter and Internal Audit Manual and incase of any amendments seeks
    approval of the Local Advisory Committee.
  • Perform any other official duties as may be
    assigned by the Principal or Deputy Principal.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UCU Internal
    Auditor job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or
    Finance (2:1) from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Hold professional qualifications of CPA, CIA
    or ACCA.
  • At least two years’ experience through public
  • Possess strong analytical, written/verbal
    communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office,
    Accounting software like SAP and FOCUS.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
    and to compile detailed reports.
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and
    procedures, laws, rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrate high standards of integrity,
    ethics, objective judgment and independence
  • Should be a mature and committed Christian.
How to Apply:
qualified candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter
clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and
three (Academic, Leadership, Pastoral) references. Please remember to attach
two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts to:
Manager, Human Resource & Administration,
Christian University,
Box 4, Mukono, Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: 21st October 2016 by 5:00 pm
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