UCC Jobs - Specialist Information Systems Audit at Uganda Communications Commission

Job Title: Specialist Information Systems Audit
Organisation: Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Internal Audit

About UCC:
The Uganda Communication’s Commission’s mission is to “Effectively regulate the communications sector in order to facilitate growth of communications services for sustainable development” and vision of “A Uganda in which development is facilitated through universal access to communications services largely delivered through the private sector.”

Job Summary:  The Specialist Information Systems Audit will review the adequacy and effectiveness of IT internal controls and continued development of internal hardware and software tools utilised throughout the Commission.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Plan and perform reviews of IT general and application controls. This includes supporting integrated audits and system development  and implementation reviews;    
  • Contribute to the audit planning process, and assist in the development of audit objectives and detailed test procedures that effectively address key controls and risks;
  • Provide IT technical audit services and consulting relative to IT internal control practices for PC-Client, Web, and legacy applications in distributed networks and multi-platform environments (mainframe and server-based operating systems, database management, and data and telecommunications network technologies);
  • Conduct special IT project audits as required, develop work papers that address the objectives of the audit program and support the conclusions reached during testing;
  • Adhere to the IIA Standards and IAS Guidelines for Work Paper documentation;
  • Assess business systems/processes to identify key control points and risks;
  • Draft audit conclusions, discuss potential issues with clients, and prepare and deliver other summary communication documents as required, and;
  • Contribute to the development of the assigned practice area by participating in risk assessment activities, creation of audit tools, establishing client relationships, and identifying and sharing relevant information.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field or Business Computing  from a recognised university;
  • Certification in any of the following is a must: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Information System Auditor (CISA).
  • Three (3) years of professional auditing or comparable experience within a large, complex organisation, two (2) of which should be in auditing IT Systems;
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in applying the principles and practices of internal auditing in accounting, financial, and operational environments including auditing business functions and Information technology Systems and soft ware such as ACL, Teammate, etc;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT internal controls and security practices;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and document business processes and related internal controls in narrative and/or flowchart formats;
  • Extensive knowledge of COSO, AICPA, COBIT, Sarbanes-Oxley, and SAS70 standards, laws, and regulations applicable to the assigned area of responsibility;
  • Demonstrated skills in the identification and resolution of business problems within a team setting; and
  • High integrity, confidentiality and ability to work well under pressure.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their applications indicating their telephone and e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents; a Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees andCopies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV to:

The Director for Human Resources and Administration,
Uganda Communications Commission,
2nd Floor, UCC House
Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P. O. Box 7376,
Kampala, Uganda

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.

Deadline: 21st June, 2013 by 5:00 PM

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