No Experience Internal Audit Officer Jobs – Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)

Job Title:             Internal Audit Officer
Organization:  Deposit
Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:      Manager/Assistant
Manager Internal Audit
About US:
The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) is a Ugandan
government agency that provides deposit insurance to depositors in Ugandan
Banks, Credit Institutions and Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions (MDIs).
Job Summary:  The Internal Audit Officer will support   the  
Internal Audit function in ensuring strict adherence to the Fund’s
internal policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory
obligations. This involves among others identifying risks associated with
business objectives and evaluating the controls in place to mitigate those
risks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Participate in implementation of the internal
audit framework.
·       
Identify, develop and document audit issues and
recommendations.
·       
Coordinate and liaise with external auditors to
ensure the audit processes are efficient and effective.
·       
Participates in audit exercises and determines
scope of investigation required.
·       
Sensitizes staff in the application and
adherence to internal controls, risk management, compliance and governance
principles.
·       
Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient
controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws,
regulations and management policies.
·       
Inspects account books and accounting systems
for efficiency, effectiveness and use of accepted accounting procedures to
record transactions.
·       
Tracks corrective actions taken following audit
recommendations.
·       
Maintains back-ups of all internal audit
materials for easy retrieval and reference.
·       
Examines and evaluates financial and information
systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
·       
Inspects cash on hand, notes receivable and
payable, negotiable securities, and canceled checks to confirm records are
accurate.
·       
Examines whether the organization’s objectives
are reflected in its management activities, and whether employees understand
the objectives.
·       
Audits payroll and personnel records to
determine unemployment insurance premiums, workers’ compensation coverage,
liabilities, and compliance with tax laws.
·       
Examines inventory to verify journal and ledger
entries.
·       
Conducts physical verification of property,
plant and equipment and monitors the disposal of assets.
·       
Inspects filing, recording, compiling and
transmitting of financial records.
·       
Performs other work-related duties as assigned,
within your scope of practice.
Key Results:
·       
Objective reviews of the Fund’s processes.
·       
Evaluations risk management procedures.
·       
Compliance with relevant laws and statutes.
·       
Recommendations on how to improve internal
controls and governance processes.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the Deposit Protection
Fund of Uganda (DPF) Internal Audit Officer job placement must hold a
first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance,
business administration or a related numerate discipline, from an accredited
institution, is essential.
·       
Relevant professional certification such as ACCA
or CPA (U) is desirable.
·       
Good understanding of accounting principles and
financial statements is desirable.
·       
Demonstrated proficiency in MS office packages
is desirable.
·       
Prior work experience is not a must.
Competencies:
Technical Competencies
·       
Auditing and/or accounting.
·       
Research and report writing.
·       
Risk assessment.
·       
Fraud detection.
Behavioral Competencies
·       
Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal
responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with
little oversight.
·       
Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust
and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
·       
Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes
cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational
goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized
by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
·       
Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing
needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
·       
Self-Management and thoroughness: effectively
manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures that work
is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure
that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
·       
Communication: Shares and receives information
using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·       
Stress Tolerance and tact: Maintains composure
in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging
or tense interpersonal situations.
·       
Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates
commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways
that further the accomplishment of its goals.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 30th
January 2020 by 5:00pm
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