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

Job Title:    Internal
Auditor
Organisation:
National Council for Higher Education (NCHE)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
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: 
·        
Reports
administratively to the Senior Internal Auditor but functionally to the Audit
and Risk Management Committee of Council;
·        
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 to ensure compliance Mth 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.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Person Specifications:
·        
Holds a
Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
majoring in Accounting or Finance from a recognized institution;
·        
Must be
a Chartered/Certified Public Accountant (ACCA/CPA)
·        
Must
have a minimum of 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;
·        
Must
have good communication and interpersonal skills;
·        
Knowledge
of financial management in higher education institutions is desirable;
·        
A
Masters’ degree in Business Administration majoring Accounting or Finance from
a recognized institution IS an added advantage.
Expected Outputs:
·        
Audit
reports;
·        
Work
activity plans;
·        
Unit evaluation
reports showing targets achieved;
·        
Risk
assessment reports;
·        
Documented
fraud detection strategies.
How to Apply:
All Qualified
candidates should submit the following:
Five (5) copies of:
• 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; and;
• Any other relevant
documents to support the application.
Applications clearly
indicating the position applied for on the top -right comer of the envelope
should be hand-delivered to:
The Executive
Director
National Council for
Higher Education
Plot M634, Kigobe
Road, Kyambogo
NB:
NCHE is an Equal
Opportunity Employer.
Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted
Deadline: Monday 11th November 2019  by 4.00pm
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