Internal Auditor Job Placement – Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)

Job Title:         Internal Auditor
Organisation: Electricity
Regulatory Authority (ERA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of Internal
Audit
About Us:
The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) is a statutory body
established in accordance with the Electricity Act, 1999 (Chapter 145, Laws of
Uganda). The Act empowers ERA to regulate the Generation, Transmission, Sale,
Export, Import-and Distribution of electrical energy in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Internal
Auditor will support the Head of Internal Audit in developing and executing
ERA’s audit plan and take an active role in the day to day execution of
internal audits. The incumbent will actively contribute to the Internal Audit
function by identifying relevant risks associated with ERA’s objectives and
evaluating the controls in place to mitigate those risks in order to improve
the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Actively participate in the design of risk
    based internal audit plans for the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)
  • Carry out periodic audits and risk
    assessments of ERA operations in conformity with the Internal Audit work
    plan
  • Appraise the adequacy of internal control
    systems
  • Record internal audit process from
    notification of auditees at commencement to closure of audits
  • Keep track of implementation of internal and
    external audit findings and recommendations
  • Keenly analyze data and processes to
    support improvement insights on the operations of ERA
  • Ensure that a compliance and risk culture
    is embedded within the organization by means of appropriate training and
    awareness initiatives
  • Participate in consulting and advisory
    assignments undertaken by the internal audit function
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    reasonably assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the Electricity
    Regulatory Authority (ERA) Internal Auditor job opportunity must hold an
    Honors Degree in Commerce, Engineering, Economics or Business
    Administration
  • The applicant must be a registered member
    of Institute of Internal Auditors
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience
    in Auditing
  • Uncompromising on integrity and ethics
  • Competent in the use of internal audit
    software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills
  • Innovative and proactive in addressing
    audit challenges
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Good report writing skills
  • Possess good training and capacity
    building skills
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Age: Between 25 – 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters and enclose copies of: Detailed Curriculum Vitae
(indicating daytime telephone number (s), fax or email address of the applicant
and daytime telephone numbers, fax or email addresses of three Referees) and
relevant transcripts and certificates. The applications should be delivered
preferably by recorded delivery, addressed to:
The Manager, Human Resources & Administration,
Electricity Regulatory Authority,
Plot 15, Shimoni Road,
P. O. Box 10332, Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 24th March,
2017 by 5:00 PM

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