Principal Internal Auditor Job Placement – Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Job Title:  Principal Internal Auditor

Organisation: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by an Act of Parliament (1998) to promote the production of reliable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System. The Bureau’s core business includes, among others, the production, coordination and dissemination of official statistics to support development processes at local and national government levels, including policy, planning, decision-making, monitoring and evaluation.


Job Summary:  To provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve statistical production and services/operations on risk management, control and governance processes.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise Audit engagements and report directly to the Chief Internal Auditor(CIA) on the status of Audit engagements
  • Develop the Risk based Annual Plan with the CIA
  • Support CIA in preparation of audit programmes and methodology
  • Develop and implement audit plans of internal business processes, application systems, general controls, and technical infrastructure.
  • Prepare written audit reports and recommendations to improve the efficiency of the Bureau operations.
  • Compile the working papers and document properly to substantiate the audit reports.
  • To review systems on a continuous basis to ensure that the systems of internal control are adequate for producing accurate and reliable information and to safeguard UBOS assets;
  • Support the CIA in preparation of quarterly and annual audit reports and distribute to the relevant authorities;
  • Supervise the activities and operations of the internal audit section
  • Liaise and coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities
  • Provide feedback on performance of Internal Auditors, on audit assignments, as applicable.
  • Ensure that all audit services to customers are in line with the policies, procedures and standards
  • Ensure all audit activities undertaken are in accordance with International and National auditing principles and standards.
  • Undertake regularly training and skills improvement for growth and innovation for better performance
  • Any other related task that may be assigned by the Director

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce; Accounting and Finance; Business Administration (Accounting Option)
  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration
  • Holder and member of professional bodies like ACCA, CPA, CIMA or CIA
  • At least four years’ experience in Auditing at a senior level in a public institution or large and reputable private organization
  • Analytical, Inter personal skills, Report writing, Communication skills in addition to knowledge in auditing Risk management skills
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer applications and relevant auditing or financial management packages
  • Integrity, objectivity and independence


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 6th August 2021


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