Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) Job Vacancies – Internal Audit Specialist

Organisation: Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Internal Audit
About UCC:
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was established to implement the provisions of The UCC Act 2013 Laws of Uganda with a principal goal of developing a modern communications sub-sector and Infrastructure in Uganda, in conformity with the operationalization of the Telecommunications Policy.
Job Summary:  The Internal Audit Specialist will support the review of the effectiveness of the internal control systems, risk management and governance process and contribute to the improvement of UCC’s performance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct risk analysis to ensure that systems are in place which ensure that all major risks of the organisation are identified and analysed;
  • Conduct audits according to the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal auditing issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA);
  • Carry out evaluation, due diligence and investigations as directed by Management or the Commission;
  • Perform systems and procedures audit and report on the findings with recommendations for improvement;
  • Follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations to establish if agreed upon internal control improvements have been implemented;
  • Conduct value for money audit and report in respect of economy, efficiency and effectiveness of activities and transactions of the Commission;
  • Investigate fraud cases with the organisation and give reports;
  • Review compliance and adherence to the established laws and regulations with the Commission;
  • Communicate risks and internal control information to appropriate areas in the Commission, and;
  • Review the Commission activities to establish if adequate programme; policies and standards have been established to guide the Commission operation.
  • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned by the Manager Internal Audit.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a good University Degree in Accounting or any related field
  • Professional Audit related certification in either ACCA , CIA or CPAU & CPAK
  • Possession of CISA or CRISK certification is an added advantage
  • CIRM certification or its equivalent is an added advantage
  • Highly computer literate
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in conducting audit work in a large organisation.
  • Detailed knowledge in auditing and understanding of information systems.
  • Possess the ability to conduct a risk assessment of a large organisation and develop the robust risk registers.
  • Ability to analyse financial statements
  • Excellent Communication skills, interpersonal skills, team player and ability to work independently.
  • Possess a high level of integrity, and ability to work under pressure to meet timelines
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications via E-mail to: hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
NB: Please ensure that all scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications. Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:  23rd May 2014 by 5.00pm;

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