Internal Auditor Job Placement – Uganda Railways Corporation (URC)

Job Title:   Internal Auditor
Organisation: Uganda
Railways Corporation (URC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Senior Internal Auditor
About US:
Uganda Railways
Corporation (URC) is a body corporate established under an Act of Parliament to
construct, operate and maintain railway, marine and road services both inside
and outside Uganda for the carriage of passengers and goods. As a result of
privatisation of operations, the mandate of URC changed from that of an
operator to that of asset holder, concession monitor and advisor on railway
technical matters.
Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will provide assistance
to the Senior Internal Auditor in performing audits of general Corporation
operations.  The duties include analyzing
evidential data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion and preparing
comprehensive reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in performing financial and managerial audits
    of general Corporation operations in accordance with accepted professional
  • Aid the audit manager in determining whether areas reviewed are
    performing their planning, accounting, custodial and control activities in
    compliance with managerial guidelines and applicable statements of policy
    and procedures and in a manner consistent with both the Corporation
    objectives and high standard of administration practice.
  • Obtain and analyse data to provide an objective, informed opinion on
    the accuracy and fairness of financial statements. This includes
    performing analytical procedures and recommending adjustments to Corporation
    financial statements.
  • With guidance from the Senior Internal Auditor, determine the
    direction, and extent of assigned audits.
  • Participate in the audits of the Corporation systems to establish
    and ensure effectiveness of accounting and managerial controls and
    accuracy of recorded data, promote efficiency, safeguard the Corporation’s
    assets and monitor compliance with applicable laws, policies and
  • Exercise professional judgement to determine materiality of findings
    and adequacy and effectiveness of controls.
  • Discuss deficiencies and recommend corrective actions to improve
    operations and reduce costs. Plan and prepare written reports to the
  • Perform post audit review to determine the extent to which audit
    recommendations have been implemented. Assist in performance of special
    reviews requested by Management.
  • Assist in performance of special reviews requested by management.
  • Maintain knowledge of current accounting and auditing practices
    through continuing professional education.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Railways Corporation (URC)
    Internal Auditor job placement should possess a Bachelor’s degree in
    Accounting/Finance related field
  • Professional qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA
  • A minimum of three years of related work experience
  • High integrity & confidentiality
  • Good interpersonal skills and team work
  • Good personal presentation
  • Ability to express oneself both verbally and written
  • Age: 25 – 40 years
How to Apply:
The applications
should be accompanied with current CV clearly stating current position,
photocopies of academic certificates, and testimonials and complete addresses
and telephone numbers of three (3) referees and their e-mail addresses to the
address indicated below;
Office of the
Managing Director,
Plot 57, Nasser Road
P.O Box 7150,
Deadline: 20th August 2018
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