2 Entry Level Officer Internal Audit – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda
Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Supervisor
Internal Audit
Job Code: HRM/051/600
About URA:
The Uganda Revenue Authority
(URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set
up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and
collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to
such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all
the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization
(URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were
responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Officer Internal Audit conducts audits of
organizational processes and systems to evaluate the effectiveness of risk
management, governance and internal controls. The incumbent will conduct audits
in allocated business processes/systems to evaluate the effectiveness of risk
management, governance and internal controls.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in identifying auditable areas and drawing a
    sectional work plan to guide the audit process.
  • Conduct preliminary risk assessment to identify most risky areas and
    areas of focus
  • Participate in developing audit planning documents to guide the
    audit process.
  • Conduct tests on processes and systems to assess adequacy of
    controls in place.
  • Document audit findings and draft audit reports and submit to the
    line supervisor for review and further administration.
  • Attend and take minutes of the entry, exit and clearance meetings
    and keep a record of the same for future reference.
  • Conduct stakeholder engagements to enhance relations with partners
    in order to facilitate the audit process.
  • Take part in identifying key stakeholders and focus areas for the
  • Send invites to stakeholders to attend engagements and organize for
    appropriate logistics.
  • Capture minutes and key notes during the engagement and keep a
    record of the same for future reference.
  • Prepare and make presentations during engagements with stakeholders.
  • Monitor and follow up agreed actions with clients to confirm their
  • Remind action owners on agreed actions and obtain feedback.
  • Physically verify and obtain evidence of implementation of agreed
  • Make recommendations on the status of audit issues
  • Prepare a verification report and submit to the Supervisor for

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer
    Internal Audit job opportunities should hold Bachelor’s degrees in
    Commerce, Business Administration, or a business related course or
    Professional Qualification.
  • Full or partial professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • A minimum of one (1) year working experience in Audit or Accounting
    function in a reputable organization.
  • Exposure to the audit of information systems is an added advantage
  • International Professional Practices Framework(IPPF).
  • The Internal Audit Manual and Charter.
  • Good communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to analyze big volumes of data and pay attention to details
  • Problem analysis and solving skills.
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Possession of an impeccable record of integrity
  • Ability to exercise flexibility and resilience under different
    working conditions
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by
visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS ->
EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view
detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required
competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the
required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree
certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY
Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.
Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published
on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be
vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for
appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic
documents will be charged in the courts of law.
Deadline: 5th March 2019 at 11:59pm

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