Internal Auditor Jobs – Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC)

 

Job Title:    Internal Auditor

Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive
Director

 

About US:

Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC) evolved from an
animal orphanage set up by the Game Department in 1952 as a sanctuary to care
for; the sick, injured, orphaned wild animals, sometimes confiscated from
illegal wildlife trade. In 1994, under the Trustees Incorporation Act Cap 147,
UWEC was transformed into the Entebbe Zoo. Through the UWEC Act-2015, UWEC is
now a fully-fledged statutory body under the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and
Antiquities by the UWEC Act, 2015.

 

The UWEC Act, 2015 mandates UWEC to; undertake Conservation Education,
wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and breeding of endangered animal species among
others.

 

Job Summary:  The Internal
Auditor will be responsible for developing, managing and directing the
strategic activities of the internal Audit engagements in accordance with
existing regulations and guidelines.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
policies and procedures for the internal audit division so as to provide
guidance and governance framework of audit services at UWEC.

·       
Conducting
compliance audits to determine whether UWEC’s activities comply with relevant
laws and regulations.

·       
Prepare
and present audit reports to senior management and Board Audit Committee and
high light risky areas that require attention and follow up implementation of
any actions agreed upon in line with UWEC’s audit guidelines.

·       
Reviewing
UWEC’s risk management processes to ascertain that risks are correctly
evaluated, reported and managed.

·       
Examine
correctness of payment requests, completeness of documentation and certify
requisition or, transactions for further processing.

·       
Verify
receipts, match and undertake on-line reconciliation of invoices and Local
Purchase Orders for goods and services procured prior to effecting payments.

·       
Compile
accountability returns, verify and retire advance ledgers.

·       
Maintain
primary financial records and up-to-date books of account.

·       
Prepare
periodic reconciliations of financial statements and carry out monthly cash
book reconciliations to bank statements.

·       
Verify
payroll change requests and reports to ensure correctness of computations,
payments and deductions; certify and follow-up approval and payment to
beneficiaries

·       
Any
other role as directed by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold an Honors Bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting.
Honors Bachelor degree with a bias in Accountancy or Audit option obtained from
a recognized awarding Institution Or Full professional qualification in
Accountancy or Audit obtained from a recognized awarding Institution accredited
by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU).

·       
Five
years of which 2 should be at senior management level.

 

How to Apply:

If you fit in any of the above rewarding and exciting positions, please
submit your application together with a CV, copies of relevant academic
documents, personal contacts, names and contacts of three referees. Please,
indicate the position being applied for, attach them in one folder which should
not exceed 25mbs and send to jobs@uwec.ug

 

Address Applications to:

 

The Executive Director,

Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre

P.O. Box 369, Entebbe. Uganda

 

Deadline: 12th February,2021

 

Please Note: Only Shortlisted Candidates shall be contacted.

 

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