Chief Internal Auditor Employment Opportunity – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Job Title:       Chief Internal Auditor
Organisation: Uganda
Investment Authority (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: UIA
Board of Directors and Administratively to the Executive Director
About US:
Uganda Investment
Authority (UIA), a statutory agency is mandated to initiate and support
measures that enhance investment in Uganda and to advise Government on
appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and growth in the
Job Summary: The
Chief Internal Auditor will be tasked with monitoring, verifying, advising and
reporting to the Board and management the adequacy, effectiveness and correct
operation of UIA’s internal control systems and playing an advisory role to the
stakeholders referred to above on any compliance issues both the statutory and
other revisions that may affect the authority.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Advising Management regarding UIA’s internal
    audit function and the entire control systems
  • Checking on an ongoing basis and in
    response to specific requests.in compliance with international standards
    that the internal audit and risk management system operate correctly and
    appropriately, through the internal audit plan approved by the Board.
  • Prepare regular reports containing adequate
    information on internal Audit activities, the methods used to manage
    risks, and compliance with plans drawn to contain risk including an
    assessment of the fitness for purposes of the authority’s internal audit
    and risk management system.
  • Preparing timely reports on significant
    events and submitting the same to the Board for consideration.
  • Conducting Value for money audits for
    key UIA Investments.
  • Regularly advise management and the
    Board on modern and electronic financial transactions and the attendant
    cyber risks.
  • Regularly liaise with Financial
    Intelligence Agency and advise management and the Board on counter
    measures to deter fraud.
  • Develop comprehensive internal audit
    programmes and ensure their accomplishment in accordance with the
    organizational policies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Chief
    Internal Auditor job opportunity must hold a bachelor’s degree in Accounting,
    Finance or a related field from a recognised institution.
  • Professional qualifications: ACCA, CPA
    or a related field from a recognised institution IS MUST
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Membership to a professional body ICAU, IIAU.
  • A minimum of ten years of work experience in a similar or related
    position with seven years’ experience in internal audit function at senior
    management level in a large and reputable organization.
  • Proficiency in computerised Finance and
    Accounting packages including Financial Management Information Systems.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of financial
    fraud detection and intelligence gathering.
  • Deep knowledge of risk management
    including detection of cyber-crimes.
  • Strong knowledge and competencies in
    tracking electronic financial systems and transactions.
  • Strong understanding of global economic and Financial Systems.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their applications with typed detailed CVs, copies of
transcripts and certificates together with the applicant’s telephone contact,
names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees and send to:
The Executive
Uganda Investment
2nd Floor, TWED,
Plaza, Lumumba Avenue
P.O. Box 7418,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 21st May 2018
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