Fresher Audit Assistant Job Opportunities – National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

Job Title:     Audit
Assistant
Organisation: National
Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Internal
Auditor
About US:
National Curriculum
Development Centre is a corporate body under the Ministry of Education and
Sports. It is responsible for inter-alliance development of curricula and
related materials for various level of education (i.e. Pre-Primary, Primary,
Secondary and Tertiary), organising capacity building courses for stakeholders
on curricula and matters related to curriculum development.
Job Summary:  The Audit Assistant will assist the Head of
Internal Audit in making independent and objective assurances that add value:
and improve the Centre’s operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Auditing revenue collection for
    accountability purposes:
  • Auditing procurement and payments in
    line with Procurement law and regulations, and NCDC Financial Regulations
    & Guidelines:
  • Conducting manpower audit in line with
    the approved budget and work plans:
  • Assisting Head internal audit in
    reviewing and advising on Council’s accounting systems in line with the
    internal controls:
  • Monitoring the expenditure of Council in
    line with the budgetary provisions and financial regulations:
  • Reviewing of working papers in
    consultation with the Head of Internal Audit.
  • Preparing and forwarding engagement
    plans and budgets to Head of Internal Audit.
  • Drafting of the audit findings and submitting
    them to Head of Internal Audit.
  • Assessing risks in auditable units and
    assisting the Head Internal Audit in preparing a risk based work plan.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the
    supervisor from time to time.
Key Outputs
  • Working papers reviewed in consultation
    with Head Internal Audit.
  • Engagement plans prepared.
  • Collection of Audit evidence from
    auditable units in line with agreed engagement plan done.
  • Draft Audit findings and submit to the
    Head Internal Audit.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honours
    Bachelor’s degree in a business related course with Accounting or Auditing
    option from a recognized University or Institution plus at least level two
    of Professional qualifications in Accounting or Auditing from a recognized
    awarding Institution.
OR
  • An Honours Bachelor’s degree in a
    business related course with Accounting or Auditing option from a
    recognized University or Institution plus an Accounting Technician Course
    (ATC).
OR
  • A full professional qualification in
    accounting or Auditing from a recognised awarding institution
  • At least two years of experience in
    Internal Auditing, External Auditing or Finance Accounting.
  • Analytical skills
  • Risk identification, assessment and
    prioritisation
  • Financial management:
  • Information and Communications
    Technology
  • Accountability
  • Concern for Quality and Standards
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Communication and report writing
  • Time management
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their applications with six (6) copies of: the application
letter indicating three (3) referees, a detailed CV, photocopies of
certificates and academic transcripts and submitted to: The Secretary, NCDC
Governing Council, P.O. Box 7002, Kampala. Uganda.
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