Internal Audit Officer Job Careers – National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Job Title:     Internal Audit Officer
Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Internal Audit Manager
About US:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency
established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a
corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of
Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to
stakeholders in the forestry sub-sector. NFA’s vision is “A sufficiently
forested, ecologically stable and economically prosperous Uganda”, while its
Mission is “To manage Central Forest Reserves on a sustainable basis and to
supply high quality forestry- related products and services to Government,
local communities and the private sector”.
Job Summary: The
Internal Audit Officer will conduct regular checks and detailed reviews of the
operations of NFA as per the Audit Policy and Plans, and prepare and submit
periodic audit reports on the compliance to the Organizational policies and
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Implement the annual audit work plan and submit
it to the Internal Audit Manager for approval.
Conduct operation, financial and compliance
audits and follow up on the recommendations and actions resulting from internal
and external audit engagements conducted and completed.
Advise the Manager Internal Audit on internal
controls, risk management, and governance issues in relation to best practices.
Review NFA’s operations for compliance with
policies and guidelines established by the Board and other regulatory and
statutory bodies.
Carry out periodic evaluation of the
effectiveness of risk management control and governance processes as well as
the reliability of financial information.
Draft an Internal Audit and support risk
management process that ensures review of all processes for proper governance
and effective risk management.
Conduct investigations as required and provide
reports and recommendations to Management for Action.
Serve as a witness in courts of Law or during
disciplinary hearings when called upon.
Assist the Internal Audit Manager in the
preparation of Audit Reports to the Management and Board of Directors.
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the
immediate supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the National Forestry
Authority (NFA) Internal Audit Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
(Honours) in commerce, business administration or in any other relevant/related
field from a recognized University.
Full Accounting/Auditing Professional
Qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIA, CIMA.
Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public
Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) in good standing.
At least three years of working experience in an
audit environment and a commercially business oriented environment.
Excellent report writing and analytical skills.
Should be highly computer literate.
Good auditing, communication, team work and
interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should
submit their applications, certified copies of academic certificates,
transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary, three referees with
their full postal address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as the
candidate’s full address and e-mail to the address below. Applications should
be addressed to:
The Executive Director,
National Forestry Authority,
Plot10/20 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0312 – 264035/6; 0414 -360400
Deadline: 17th
January 2020
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