Internal Auditor Job Vacancies – Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited

Job Title:           Internal Auditor
Organization:  Uganda Electricity Distribution Company
Limited
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Uganda Electricity
Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company
incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below
voltage electricity distribution network and all the operational assets
associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company
monitors Umeme Ltd’s investment, generation, and distribution of power in eight
territories covering over 67 Districts, operation of the pole plant at Lugogo,
and execution of some rural electrification schemes on behalf of the Ministry
of Energy and Mineral Resources. 


Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will;
·         Direct the Internal audit function and advise
the Board of Directors on risky areas of DOMC and add value by managing
Compliance adherence to the set Company Policies and Standards.
·        
Coordinate the processes that ensure compliance
with organization’s operational and accounting policies in line with the UEDCL
strategy and standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
(SPPIA).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        
Execute the general internal audit plans based
on a structure risk assessment of the organization’s activities in line with
the Audit manual.
·        
Coordinate the processes that ensure compliance
with organization’s operational and accounting policies in line with the UEDCL
strategy and standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
(SPPIA),
·        
Handle special requests by the Principal
Internal Auditor into various special financial and operational investigations
in line with UEDCL policies and procedures.
·        
Prepare a work methodology and conduct audit of
Umeme asset investments in line with the Lease and Assignment agreement.
·        
Conduct value for money audits and advise
management how to efficiently, effectively and economically use the available
scarce resources.
·        
Monitor internal control check lists for all
heads of sections to keep them abreast with adherence to controls and company
policies as they execute their day to day activities.
·        
Advice management on the formulation of risk
management strategies and policies and all operations areas of the organization
with a view of ensuring all management policies adequately mitigate the risks
identified
·        
Review office financial systems and report on
compliance with the UEDCL Financial Policies and the Generally Accepted
Accounting Principles and practices.
·        
Provide summaries of audit results and trends to
management regularly and in subsequent audits determine that audit
recommendations have been tracked and implemented by management.



Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
·        
A Bachelor’s degree in commerce (BCOM), Business
Administration(BBA), Bachelor of Arts in Economics, BA (ECON) or its equivalent
from a recognized university. A Master of Business Administration degree or
Master of Science degree in Finance or Accounting is an added advantage
·        
MUST have at least stage 2 of professional accounting
qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA or other internationally recognized
accounting qualifications.
·        
Post graduate qualification or Computer Systems
Audit Certification would be an added advantage
·        
Membership to the Institute of Internal Auditors
is an added advantage.
·        
Experience of not less than 3 years in the Audit
practice in a recognized organization
·        
Excellent written communication skills and
ability to work amidst tight deadlines.
·        
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal
with situations of potential conflict and a high level of integrity and
leadership skills.
·        
Computer literacy with excellent working
knowledge of computerized accounting systems, especially Sun System is
essential.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates who
wish to join UEDCL in the aforementioned capacities are encouraged to apply
online at the link below


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Here
and follow the application instructions. After reviewing the job
detail, candidates uploads should not exceed 1MB.
Deadline: Friday
8th November 2019 at 5:00 pm.

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