Internal Auditor Job Careers – National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)

Job Title:    Internal Auditor
Organization: National
Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Internal Auditor
About US:
The National Council
for Higher Education (NCHE) was established under “The Universities and Other
Tertiary Institutions Act, 2001” for regulating and guiding the establishment
and management of institutions of higher learning, regulating the quality of
higher education, equating of qualifications and for advising government on
higher education issues.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Handles day to day internal audit matters;
  • Supports the planning and scheduling of business activities in the
    Internal Audit Unit;
  • Supports the determination of the adequacy of NCHE Secretariat’s
    network of risk management, control and governance processes as designed
    and represented by Management;
  • Assists in determining whether the resources are acquired
    economically, used efficiently and accounted for accurately and protected
    adequately by NCHE Secretariat;
  • Assists in the reviews of reliability and integrity of financial and
    operating information and the means used to identify, classify and report
    such information;
  • Assists in the reviews of systems established to ensure compliance
    with policies, plans, procedures and regulations laid down by Council as
    well as the Laws of Uganda;
  • Assists in carrying out special investigations, management
    consultancy and independent reviews in areas related to fraud control,
    risk management, safety and security and other areas as determined by the
    Audit and Risk Management Committee;
  • Carries out any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
    by superiors.
Key Result Areas:
  • Audit reports;
  • Work activity plans;
  • Unit evaluation reports showing targets achieved;
  • Risk assessment reports;
  • Documented fraud detection strategies.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Internal Auditor job placement should
    preferably hold a Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or its equivalent
    from a recognized institution;
  • Must be a Chartered/Certified Public Accountant (ACCA/CPA);
  • At least three years of experience of financial auditing in a
    reputable institution;
  • Must be ICT literate capable of using word processing, spreadsheets
    and database software packages;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Knowledge of financial management in higher education institutions
    is desirable.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send;
  • Five (5) copies of a hand written application letter;
  • An up- to- date and detailed Curriculum Vitae, including names and
    contacts of three credible referees;
  • Copies of academic qualifications/Credentials;
  • A copy of a valid National Identity Card/ Identity Card; and;
  • Any other relevant documents to support the application.
Applications should
be submitted during office hours to:
The Executive
National Council for
Higher Education
Plot M834, Kigobe
Road, Kyambogo
P.O. Box 76 Kyambogo
Uganda, East Africa
Deadline: 25th June 2018 by 4:00 pm
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