Internal Auditor Job Opportunity – Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU)

Job Title:    Internal Auditor
Organization: Uganda
National Teachers’ Union (UNATU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: General
Secretary
Ref: UNATUHR/02/01/18
Salary: UGX 2,235,600/=
About US:
Uganda National Teachers’ Union
(UNATU) exists to promote and protect the social, intellectual, economic and
professional interests of its members/teachers as a per-requisite to enhancing
the status of teaching profession.
Job Summary: The
Internal Auditor will provide the National Executive Council and Management
with independent and objective appraisals and audit information on financial,
operational, administrative and technical activities of the Union.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    Internal Auditor will be responsible for ensuring that the systems of the
    internal controls maintained by the Union are adequate and effective to
    safeguard its assets, the reliability, accuracy and integrity of
    management information systems and related policies, plans, procedures and
    records and their adequacy to effectively accomplish intended objectives;
  • The
    internal Auditor shall appraise the economy and efficiency with which
    resources are employed to meet objectives and recommend improvements as
    required for achievement of such objectives; ensure compliance with Union
    Constitution , rules, regulations, policies and procedures in order to
    ascertain that the objectives of the Union are accomplished;
  • Detect
    and prevent irregularities and abuses by conducting investigations;
  • Ensure
    the implementation of audit recommendations to correct reported internal
    control weaknesses and/ or deficient conditions and advise management and
    NEC of the risks (s) assumed of not taking corrective action on reported
    findings and recommendations;



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Accounting
    and Finance (Accounting Option) from a recognized institution;
  • Member
    of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
  • A
    Master’s Degree in any relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Good
    interpersonal, supervisory, communication and analytical skills.
    Demonstrated writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability
    to communicate effectively in English.
  • Proficient
    in use of the Accounting software.
  • Minimum
    working experience of 7 years as Internal Auditor in a reputable
    organisation;
  • Familiar
    with laws, risks, regulations and Acts pertaining procurement, assets
    management and disposal, budgeting and expenditure control and investigation
    skills.
Other Benefits: Housing,
transport and medical insurance
How to Apply: 
The applications should bear on
top of the envelope the title of the vacancy being applied for and the
Reference Number (Check Top of this advert) and should include certified
photocopies of their academic transcripts and certificates, documentary
evidence of all experience claimed, plus recent passport photograph on each
application form. The applicants must also provide reference letters from three
different referees; one must be from a current or recent supervisor and their
day time telephone and email contacts. All qualified Ugandan candidates are
strongly encouraged to send their applications in duplicate to:
The General Secretary, UNATU,
P.O. Box 377 Kampala, Teachers’ House Plot 28-30, Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 5th February 2018

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