Internal Audit Officer Jobs – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:       Internal Audit Officer
Organization:
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head
of Audit
About US:
UGAFODE Microfinance
Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent
to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to
provide quality microfinance services.
Job Summary: The Internal Audit Officer conduct audits to ensure that all company
systems, policies and procedure are being observed and applied and make
recommendations for improvements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Auditing and Audit
Reports;
·        
Assist
the Internal Auditor with establishing the objectives, scope and methodology of
the audit and developing an audit program.
·        
Perform
audit work in a professional manner and in accordance with current professional
auditing standards
·        
Conduct
a risk analysis to develop the nature, timing and extent of audit procedures
for the audit.
·        
Assist
in the reviewing and evaluating of the overall accounting and operational
controls and assists in the same for computerized systems.
·        
Document
the operation and internal control systems in a manner that is sufficient to
complete the audit objectives.
·        
Perform
cash counts, physical inventories or other audit procedures as requested by the
internal auditor or as needy to meet the audit objectives.
·        
Create
working papers to document the audit work performed and support the audit
report.
·        
Prepare
summary memorandums and draft audit reports.
·        
Develop
audit recommendations to assist in improving operations and internal control
systems.
·        
Perform
follow up procedures to assess the adequacy of the implementation of
recommended actions.
·        
Communicate
the status of work to the internal auditor on a regular basis.
·        
Perform
any other duties and responsibilities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) Internal Audit
Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a Business related discipline e.g.
Commerce, Business Administration from a reputable university or college
·        
Professional
qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA Audit Experience, Skills and Abilities
·        
At least
two years working experience in an auditing environment.
·        
Possess
analytical skills
·        
Knowledge
of current accounting and auditing standards, procedures and requirements
·        
Computer
literacy in MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, Spreadsheets, Outlook.
·        
Effective
written and verbal communication skills
·        
Ability
to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
·        
Comprehend
and interpret policies, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines applicable
to the organization.
·        
Use
professional judgement and skepticism to conduct audit work.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit
their cover letter together with an up-to- date CV and Academic documents as
one document to: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug (Please indicate the position you
are applying for in the subject line). Applications should be addressed to the
Head of Human Resource
Deadline: 13th March 2019
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