Fresher Audit Assistant Job Careers – Atomic Energy Council (AEC)


Job Title:    Audit Assistant (Fresher

Organisation: Atomic Energy Council (AEC)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Internal Auditor


About US:

The Atomic
Energy Council (AEC) is a government statutory body established by the Atomic
Energy Act No.24 of 2008, Laws of Uganda to regulate the peaceful applications
of ionizing radiation for the protection and safety of the individuals, society
and the environment from dangers resulting from ionizing radiation.


Job Summary:  The Audit Assistant will take an active role
in the day-to-day execution of internal audit activities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Ensure compliance with established internal control
procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices, and

Safeguard the organization’s resources against
unaccountability and misuse through implementation of proper functioning
internal control systems and periodic verification of liabilities and assets by
comparing items to documentation.

Assist in appraising adequacy of internal control systems

Assess performance of organization’s units to ascertain
whether defined objectives have been achieved efficiently.

Prepare reports, audit tests and findings and develop
recommendations to address the identified issues and control weaknesses;
communicate the same and agree on the timelines for corrective action with

Make follow- up on the implementation of the audit
recommendations and ensure that improvements are made.

Review the organization’s compliance with international,
regional and national legal requirements by studying existing and new
legislation; advising management on needed actions.

Carry out independent investigations into the
organization’s affairs and prepare special audit and control reports.

Check receipts, invoices and payment registers.

Identify improvement opportunities and efficiency gains
for the organization’s development.

Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to
time by the superiors


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree
(Second Class Upper and above) in Commerce, Audit, Finance, Business
Administration (with a major in accounting), Bachelor of Science in Accounting
or a related field from a recognized University.

Professional qualification and/or a master’s degree in
related field is an added advantage.

A minimum of two (2) years of risk-based auditing
experience with a respectable institution.

Strong analytical skills

Information and communication technology

Good interpersonal and relationship building skills

Good report writing and oral presentation skills

Audit systems knowledge and familiarity

Innovative and proactive in addressing audit challenges

Should have ability to meet deadlines

Should be able to pay attention to detail.

Uncompromising on integrity and ethics

Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task.

Age: 25-35 years


How to Apply:

If you meet
the requirements, send an application letter, CV with at least three referees,
copies of your certified academic certificates & transcripts and
testimonials, photocopy of the national identity card to or Hand deliver to;


Energy Council,

Plot 29/33,
Amber House,



Address the
letter to;


Secretary & Chief Executive Officer,

Energy Council,

Plot 29/33
Amber House, Kampala Road,

P. O. Box



Deadline: Friday 22nd January 2021 by


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