Internal Control Officer Jobs – Ibero Uganda Limited

Job Title:      Internal Control Officer
Organisation: Ibero Uganda
Limited
Project Name: NKG Bloom
Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: FFU manager
About US:
Ibero Uganda is a subsidiary of the Neumann Kaffee Gruppe and one of
the leading exporters of high quality coffee, with a processing facility in Kampala.
Since 1994, when the company was founded, Ibero Uganda has been working towards
better integration in the local market, and has become a professional, long
term faithful trading partner in the coffee sector. Over the years, Ibero
Uganda has developed an export operation that has placed us in a privileged
position as one of the most reliable exporters of carefully selected, properly
processed Ugandan Coffee. Our commitment towards the development of the coffee
industry is unwavering and we are proud to share our success in the promotion
of Uganda coffee.
About NKG Bloom Project:
In line with the above, Ibero Uganda in collaboration with several
partners has set up a Farmer Financing Unit (FFU) with the view to improve
access to fertilizer input for coffee farmers in Uganda. The objective of the
project is to improve farmers’ livelihood through boosting coffee production
and better integration of coffee farmers in the coffee export value chain.
Job Summary: The Internal
Control Officer will mainly review all internal processes, systems and policies
and make recommendations to ensure the risk to the business unit is minimized
with a view to delivering improvements by advising, coaching and facilitating
in order to not undermine the responsibility of management.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The jobholder will plan, organize and carry out
the internal controls function including the preparation of an audit manual and
audit plan
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Conduct risk assessment of the Unit
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Ensure the data quality and accuracy
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Reports risk management issues and internal
controls deficiencies identified directly to the FFU manager and Company Board
and provides recommendations for improving the organization’s operations.
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Evaluate compliance with existing FFU policies
and procedures, identifying and proposing modifications as needed
·        
Identify areas of strengths and weaknesses and
engage in continuous education and staff development with best practices
·        
Review the responses to internal and external
audit management letter queries to ensure that recommendations are implemented
and ensure that all action items are resolved
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Evaluate information security and associated
risk exposures
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Evaluate regulatory compliance program
·        
Evaluate the unit’s readiness in case of
business interruption
·        
Provides support to the unit’s anti-fraud
measures.
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Perform any other duties as reasonably requested



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a degree level in a
related field or equivalent
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A demonstrated knowledge of internal controls
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Strong organizational skills with the ability to
manage multiple projects simultaneously
·        
Strong analytical skills, detail oriented and
ability to work and interpret figures and other financial information.
·        
Strong written and oral communication skills
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Willingness to ride motorbikes to visit the
field’s operation (around 80% of the time will be spend on the field)
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Ability to address issues and effect change
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Ability to demonstrate a professional and
objective perspective at all times
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Experience in accounting, finance, auditing or
Business Management in a rapidly growing business
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Capable of working under pressure in a
fast-paced environment
·        
Flexible and adaptable approach to shift
patterns and hours of work, ability to work flexible hours from time to time
·        
A ‘can-do’ attitude and resilient character with
the ability to manage expectations
·        
The flexibility and independence to work in a
changing environment.
·        
Ability to work independently
·        
Experience in writing internal policies and
procedures and process evaluation and documentation is an added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their
applications with an up-to-date CV and motivation letter to: abba@ipcgmbh.com and copy finance@ibero.co.ug and procurement@ibero.co.ug . Please
include the subject of the Email as “Internal control officer {YOUR NAME}”
How to do a Motivation Letter:
A very important part of the application process is the motivation
letter. This is your opportunity to convince us that you would really like to
be a part of the Ibero team.
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Tell us about yourself and your interests.
·        
Explain why you want to work with us and share
your expectations of Ibero as an employer.
·        
Tell us what it is about Ibero that aroused your
interest.
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The motivation letter must be written in
English. To enable us to assess your application accurately, it is very
important that you do NOT: use clichés, send sample motivation letters or copy
and paste information from our website.
Deadline:  27th October 2017
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