Internal Auditor Career Jobs - Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council

Job Title:   Internal Auditor
Organisation: Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council
Reports to:  Governing Council
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
The Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council is a semi-autonomous Health Professional body under the MOH established by Uganda Nurses and Midwives Act, 1996 to regulate and supervise the provision of quality Nursing and Midwifery services to the public. Its mandate is to set and regulate standards of training and practice of nursing and midwifery and provide professional guidance for public safety.

Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will be tasked with the assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of the policies, procedures and standards by which the Council’s physical, human and technological resources are managed

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The Internal Auditor will work with the Council and Management in ensuring  that systems are in place, to identify, analyze and mitigate all risks;
  • Plan, organize and conduct the internal audit function including preparation of audit plans for different departments;
  • Regularly report to the Audit Committee of the Council and top management on policies, programmes and activities of the department
  • Work closely with the external Auditors to ensure that areas of concern and audit issues are identified and attended to
  • Make recommendations on the systems and procedures that need attention and monitoring management response and implementation
  • Keenly review the internal audit control procedures and systems to assess their equity and compliance
  • Audit procurements and payments in line with accounting and financial procedures and regulations
  • Audit revenue collection for accountability purposes
  • Carry out manpower audit in line with the approved budgets and work plans
  • Regularly review and advise on the Council’s accounting systems in line with the internal controls
  • Keenly monitor the expenditure of the Council in line with the budgetary provisions and financial regulations
  • Carry out any reviews/tasks requested by the Council or Registrar as may be required from time to time
  • Prepare and submit audit reports to relevant authorities
  • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should either hold an Honors Degree in Accounting or Auditing from a recognized University OR Full professional qualifications in Accounting or Auditing from recognized institution
  • A minimum of three years serving as an Internal Auditor in a busy organization
  • Sound and contemporary financial management skills
  • Practical knowledge and skills in computer packages in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel)
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Exhibit a high level of ethics and integrity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should submit their applications with the relevant testimonials, certificates and at least three referees two of whom should be professional and one personal to this address:

The Registrar,
Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council,
P.O. Box 4046, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 27th June 2016 by 5:00 pm

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