Finance Careers – Internal Audit Manager at National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Organization: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Reports
to:
Audit Committee of
the Board /Executive Director
Duty
Station:
Headquarters
Kampala, Uganda
Salary
Scale:
NFA 3
About
NFA:
The National Forestry
Authority (NFA) is a body corporate established by the National Forestry and
Tree Planting Act, 2003 to manage Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) on a
sustainable basis and supply high quality forestry-related products and
services to Government, local communities and the private sector.
Job
Summary
: The Internal
Audit Manager will be responsible for reviewing the systems established to
ensure compliance with statutory requirements and regulations.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop
    and or implement an audit policy and plan according to international,
    national and NFA audit and accounting standards.
  • Ensure
    that the Executive Director and Board of Directors are aware of activities
    which should be subjected to internal audit.
  • Periodically
    review and appraise the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of
    internal controls and giving an opinion of findings to the management and
    audit committee of board or full board as the case may be.
  • Appraise
    the relevancy, reliability and integrity of management, financial and
    operating data and reports
  • Review
    the system established to ensure compliance with statutory requirements
    and regulations.
  • Review
    means of safeguarding assets and verifying their existence.
  • Appraise
    the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which resources are
    employed.
  • Assess
    the adequacy of established systems and procedures.
  • Ensure
    that organizational financial guidelines are followed.
  • Offer
    high level advice to other officers on matters of financial management and
    accountability.
  • Determine
    audit priorities, work plans, staff allocation and other operational
    arrangements
  • Conduct
    special assignments and investigations on behalf of the board of directors
    and management into any matter affecting priority, interests and operating
    efficiency of National Forestry Authority.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should possess a B.COM (Accounting) or BBA (Accounting) degree
    from a reputable University
  • Possess
    professional qualifications in ACCA,CPA, CIA
  • At
    least five years’ experience working in an audit environment especially in
    a commercially business oriented environment three (3) of which must be at
    senior management level
  • Highly
    computer literate
How
to Apply:
All interested candidates,
who meet the above requirements, should submit their applications, copies of
academic certificates & transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full
details of applicants education, qualifications, experience (with evidence),
present salary, three professional referees, provide postal, email and
telephone contacts to the address below;
The Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road
Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala,
Uganda
Tel: 031 – 264035/6; 041 –
230365/9
Fax: 0414 230369
N.B:
Those who had responded to earlier advertisements and are still interested
should reapply.
Deadline:
15th October 2013 by 17:00 hrs

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