URA Supervisor Information Systems Audit Jobs – Uganda Revenue Authority

Organisation: Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager Internal
 Job Code: HRM/051/501
About US:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda
Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a
central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer
and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related
matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then
regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax
administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by
the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Supervisor
Information Systems Audit will plan and coordinate audits on organizational
systems and processes to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management
governance and internal controls
Key Duties and
Conduct risk assessment of organizational processes and systems to
identify auditable areas:
  • Collect and analyze data on organizational
    processes and systems to identify potential risky areas
  • Engage business owners to gain
    understanding of the business processes and systems and related risks
  • Conduct risk rating of organizational
    business processes to identify high, medium and low risk processes
Carry out audits on organizational processes and systems in order to
evaluate internal controls, and offer advisory and consultancy services:
  • Research and collect information on
    organizational business processes to understand the processes
  • Organize client engagements to understand
    the business processes to be audited
  • Conduct analytical reviews and business
    process description to give direction to the development of the audit plan
  • Carry out risk analysis and develop an
    updated risk template
  • Draw an audit planning memo to highlight
    auditable risks, scope, objectives and tests
  • Set up the audit in the Pentana Audit Work
    System for commencement of the audit engagement
  • Organize planning meeting and present
    planning documents for review and approval by IAC management
  • Organize and attend entry meeting to
    introduce the audit the and brief the client on the objectives and scope
    of audit
  • Perform audit tests and make appropriate
  • Draft and submit audit report to the line
    manager for further administration
  • Organize clearance meetings to reconcile
    audit findings with clients
  • Attend audit exit meetings to support the
    presentation to senior management
Regularly monitor and follow up agreed audit actions with clients to
confirm their implementation:
  • Provide feedback and update the status of
    audit actions to clients on the adequacy of responses to issues raised
    during the audit
  • Send reminders to clients on overdue audit
    actions for responses
Plan and manage the performance and development of staff under
supervision so as to improve their productivity:
  • Plan and budget for resource requirements
    in the business Unit and monitor the usage to ensure efficiency
  • Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work
    plan and develop performance agreements with all the staff under
  • Monitor staff performance and provide
    guidance and periodic feedback for performance improvement
  • Assess the training and development needs
    of staff under supervision and recommend appropriate interventions
  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to
    staff under supervision
  • Initiate and implement activities/programs
    intended to create and harness teamwork in the business Unit
  • Implement succession planning and any other
    staff related programs as introduced and approved in the organization
  • Create and maintain a working atmosphere
    that fosters creativity and innovation in the team

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue
    Authority (URA) Supervisor Information Systems Audit jobs should hold Bachelor’s degrees in Computer
    Science, Information Technology or Information Systems
  • Professional
    qualification in CISA or any other directly related field
  • Professional
    qualification in Auditing and/or Accounting (CIA, CPA, CRISC, CGEIT, CFE)
  • Professional
    qualification in IT Security (CISSP, CISM, CEH, MSCE
  • Qualification
    in Project Management
  • ACCA
  • At least three (3) years’ working experience in Auditing in a
    multi-disciplinary environment
  • Significant
    broad IT experience, at least some of which has been in a Security role
  • Hands-on
    experience in Auditing Information systems in a big Organization
  • Previous
    experience in the application of IT/IS risk management, business
    process assurance and of various Tax Laws as well as Macro/Micro Economics
  • Knowledge
    of Information Security
  • Proficiency
    working with recognized IT Security related standards, Technologies,
    principles and practices (including ISO17799/27001)
  • Broad
    knowledge and understanding of security requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley,
    ISO Certifications and data privacy laws
  • Knowledge
    of the Internal Audit Manual and Charter
  • Knowledge
    of Audit tools such as PENTANA, CASEWARE, IDEA or others on the
  • Excellent communication, report writing and Presentation Skills
  • Strong
    analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent
    organization skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and team working/building skills
  • Possess
    an impeccable record of integrity
  • Ability
    to lead and motivate a team of professionals
  • Possession
    of investigation skills
  • Ability
    to exercise flexibility and resilience under different working actions
  • Age: Between 28-38 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA
should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click
, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register,
else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and
responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required
to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not
exceed a limit of 1 MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.
Note: The list of
shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website.
Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background
checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the
courts of law.
Deadline: 17th October 2017 at

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