Officer, Internal Audit career Jobs – VisionFund Uganda

Job Title:   Officer, Internal Audit

Organisation: VisionFund Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Internal Audit Manager

 

About US:

VisionFund Uganda Limited (VFU) is a Microfinance institution and an affiliate of World Vision Uganda (WVU), a child-focused Christian Organization that believes in brighter futures for Children, empowering families to create incomes and jobs by unlocking economic potential for communities to thrive. VisionFund Uganda is also part of the bigger network of VisionFund International (VFI), with MFl’s in 28 Countries worldwide

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Helps the institution accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes;
  • Advise the management on the adequacy of the systems, risk management and controls.

(5%)Planning

  • Develops and submits for approval to the Internal Audit Manager that outlines the activities to be undertaken by the Internal Audit Department during the year;

(20%) Reporting

  • Maintains adequate records of reports submitted and monitors whether actions to rectify the reported findings acknowledged by the Audit Committee are undertaken promptly;
  • Discusses the results of his audit with the respective unit/ branch/ department managers and advises on appropriate actions to improve conditions.
  • Informs all concerned staff on changes in internal control and audit policies and procedures;
  • Proposes improvements or enhancements and additions to internal control and audit policies and procedures to the Board Audit Committee;

(55%)Audit

  • Carries out the procedures outlined in the internal audit plan
  • Evaluates the reliability of the information produced by accounting and computer systems;
  • Provides an independent appraisal function of all aspects of operations;
  • Evaluates the effectiveness, efficiency, and economy of the institution’s operations;
  • Provides investigative services to line management;
  • Reviews operations and transactions of the institution that could adversely affect the Well¬being of the institution;
  • Performs an audit of the financial statements of the institution to detect irregularities and illegal acts in the conduct of the institutional business.

(5%) Assist in external audits

  • Assists in the execution of the external audit as well as in examinations to be conducted by government regulatory agencies and other stakeholders/ raters
  • Ensures implementation of issues raised by the external auditor’s management letters;

(10%)Compliance

  • Consults with regulatory agencies for additional clarification on specific provisions of laws and regulations and/or discuss compliance findings with regulatory authorities.
  • Ensures compliance to established risk management framework, inclusive of policies, procedures, and controls, and consequently, ensures compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • (5%) And any other duties that may be delegated by the Board Audit Committee





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate in the leadership of daily devotions.
  • Knowledge and Technical Skills:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • University degree in accountancy or any other related field from an accredited institution
  • Experience in microfinance is preferred
  • Professional Qualification in a relevant field e.g. CISA, CIA, ACCA, CPAU and a member of a professional body
  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to work as a team.
  • Capability and willingness to take responsibility and highly developed sense of integrity
  • Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values
  • Be proficient in Microsoft office applications
  • Proficient in Sun Accounts, eMerge, TMS or other relevant accounting software

 

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by delivering hand copies to our office Plot 256 Bombo road Makerere Kavule or

by email: recruitment@visionfunduganda.co.ug. Applicants should submit an application letter, a CV along with the contacts of three professional referees and copies of academic documents. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 4th June 2021  by 5:00pm

 

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