Internal Audit Manager Job Placement – Uganda Airlines

Organisation: Uganda
Airlines
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Board
of Directors/Chief Executive Officer   
About US:
Uganda Airlines is
the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older Uganda
Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August 2019.
Job Summary:  The Internal Audit Manager will be responsible
for the company’s Internal Audit activity. Provide leadership in providing
value adding assurance and advisory services in order to enhance and protect
the company’s value through risk based objective assurance, advice and insight.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Lead the
development of the Internal Audit’s annual plan and ensure the plan is
responsive to and aligned with the risk profile of the organization
·       
Oversee
the execution of individual audits defined in the audit plan ensuring the
highest level of service quality and client satisfaction.
·       
Prepare
timely audit reports on the results of audit work/engagements in line with the
audit plan and standards.
·       
Meet
regularly with the Board Audit Committee to report the status of Internal
Audit’s ongoing monitoring activities, educate/inform the committee of emerging
risks and/or exposures (whether internal or external to the company) that
should be considered, and serve as a “thought leader” with respect to risk
management and internal control best practices
·       
Facilitate
other departments in the identification and assessment of risks and the
development of the Company’s risk profile.
·       
Proactively
inform senior management of significant risks or exposures related to internal
controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention. Manage the
process to track, follow-up, and ultimately close all open audit issues
·       
Oversee
Internal Audit’s participation in critical business and technology initiatives
and projects ensuring that audit’s perspective is effectively voiced and
appropriate controls are designed and implemented on a proactive basis
·       
Develop,
coordinate and oversee the Internal Audit’s Quality Assurance and Improvement
Program
·       
Develop
the internal audit manual and supervise its implementation.
·       
Periodically
assess effectiveness of internal controls, risk management and governance
processes and; guide on areas for improvement.
·       
Provide
the Company’s Management, whenever necessary, with relevant specialist, expert
and technical advice where and audit mind may be required. 
·       
Develop
a team of staff in the department to effectively deliver the departmental
mandate.
·       
Perform
any other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by relevant
authority. 



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Uganda Airlines Internal Audit Manager job must hold an
Honours Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, or a
closely related and relevant field, from a recognized University.
·       
Must
have an Internal Auditing professional qualification like CIA.
·       
Must be
Member of the Institute of Institute of Chartered Public Accountants of
Uganda(ICPAU)
·       
An
Advanced Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, or a closely
related and relevant field, from a recognized University.
·       
Excellent
knowledge of the standards of the International Professional Practices
Framework as issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors is essential.
·       
Proficiency
in application of Audit-related Software and MS Office Package and related
packages, is essential.
·       
Knowledge
of any aviation accounting/audit Software system shall be an added advantage.
·       
Working
experience of 8 years; at least 5 of which must be at a level of or equivalent
to Internal Audit Manager, or in a similar Management position, in a large and
reputable public or private sector organization.
·       
Experience
in working with airlines, as well as with other regional and international
public, or private sector organizations shall be an added advantage.
Competencies
·       
High
level of maturity, ethics and integrity with clean track record
·       
Proven
managerial, negotiation and communication skills.
·       
Proven
corporate planning knowledge and skills.
·       
Results-oriented.
·       
Proven
presentation and reporting abilities.
·       
Interpersonal,
human relations and team management skills.
·       
Analytical,
accuracy and judgmental skills.
·       
Project
management and networking skills.
·       
Strong
IT and computer proficiency skills.
·       
Good
training and coaching skills
·       
A
confident, independent, articulate and reliable personality.
·       
Ability
to work under tight deadlines and for long hours.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their application letters, complete with Curriculum Vitae giving
two (2) referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates with one
passport size photograph (one full size photograph for Cabin Crew applicants)
should be submitted online, Click
Here
 or by post quoting the Job Reference number accordingly.
Applications should
be addressed to:
The Manager Human
Resources.
Uganda National
Airlines Company Ltd.
P.O. Box 431,
Entebbe, Uganda.
Only successful
applicants will be contacted.
Deadline:  28th August 2020
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