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

Job Title:      Internal
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 ” to regulate and guide the establishment and
management of institutions of higher learning, regulate the quality of higher
education, equating of qualifications and to advise 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, 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 t_o 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 applicant must hold a Masters’ degree in Accounting, Finance or
    its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Chartered/Certified Public Accountant (ACCA/CPA);
  • At least three (3) years’ 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 institution CV
    is desirable.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send five copies of the following:
  • 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/ Driving Permit/ Passport;
  • Any other relevant documents to support the application.
Applications clearly
indicating the position applied for on the top — tight corner of the envelope should
be hand-delivered to:
The Chairperson,
National Council for
Higher Education,
Plot M834, Kigobe
Road, Kyambogo. Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Monday 18th February 2019 by 4.00pm
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