Internal Audit Manager Job Placement – Future Options Consulting Ltd

Organization: Future Options
Consulting Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Future Options
Consulting Ltd is an HR consultancy company which seeks to recruit on behalf of
its valued client. 
Job Summary:  The Internal Audit Manager will be responsible
for ensuring an independent systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and
improve the effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards designed to add
value and improve operations. Also, the incumbent will be responsible for
providing reasonable assurance that compliance with donor requirements,
internal control, corporate governance and risk management systems are
functioning as intended.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
Governance/Board Support
:
·        
Provide timely support to the Board in offering
effective oversight in the governance of the Organisation in order to ensure
systematic functioning of the organisation
·        
Schedule, prepare and avail accurate and timely
reports, minutes and other documents for Board Audit Committee meetings
·        
Conduct periodic awareness/training sessions to
sensitize senior management, staff on their roles in implementation of policy
and risk management, promoting an internal audit culture across the
organization.
2.
Review of Organisational Policies:
·        
Regularly communicate the Organisation’s strategic
intent to all staff through approved policies by ensuring that all the
Organisation’s policies and procedures are updated and ratified for harmony and
systematic implementation of the Organisation’s operations
·        
Assess system gaps to inform development of new
policies and review of the existing ones Develop Internal Audit departmental
policies and procedures
3.
Risk Management:
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Identify and effectively manage the Organisation’s
organizational risks in order to maximise achievement of organisational
objectives
·        
Manage the process of identifying the Organization’s
key risk areas including identification of emerging risks
·        
Supervise the process of conducting annual
organisation-wide risk assessments to measure the likelihood and impact of
identified risks, i.e. developing parameters, methods, and tools for
evaluating, categorizing, and prioritising risks- likelihood, risk consequence,
and thresholds to trigger management action.
·        
Support the development of the organisation’s risk
mitigation strategy/ plan, proposing appropriate controls including the scope
of management and other individual accountability and a monitoring plan, to
ensure the implementation of the strategy/ plan.
4.
Sub-Grants Support:
·        
Ensure that funds advanced to all sub grantees are
utilised efficiently and that there is value for money and accountability is
provided for all funds advanced.
·        
Render support in the development and improvement of
guidelines for the management of sub grant activities
·        
Support sensitization/training of sub grantees on
the Organization’s sub grant management guidelines, clearly explaining to them
the standards of accountability expected of them.
·        
Develop and implement plans for follow up of sub
grantee audit report actions.
·        
Regularly review and evaluate the adequacy of
accountabilities presented by sub grantees.
·        
Send regular reports on activity areas that require
improvement in terms of accountability for funds.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a first degree preferably
in B.Com (Accounting) or BBA (Accounting). Possession of an advanced degree in
business related discipline
·        
Full professional qualification such as CIA, CPA,
ACCA, and a registered member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Uganda
·        
Possession of a Certificate in Enterprise Risk
Management
·        
Five years’ Internal Audit experience in a reputable
organisation
·        
Working knowledge of audit procedures, including
planning, techniques, test and sampling methods
·        
Detailed knowledge of computerised accounting and
auditing systems
·        
Good leadership skills
·        
Good interviewing skills
·        
Excellent investigative skills
·        
Good report writing skills
·        
Excellent oral and written communication skills
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills –tactful in dealing
with people
·        
Observant – actively aware of physical surrounding
& activities
·        
Excellent analytical skills
·        
Good negotiation skills
Essential
Character:
·        
Ethical conduct – fair, truthful, sincere, honest
& discreet
·        
Perspective – instinctively aware and able to
understand situations
·        
Tenacious – persistent, focused on achieving
objectives
·        
Decisiveness – reaches timely conclusions based on
logical reasoning and analysis
·        
Assertiveness Independent thinker but also a good
team player
Values:
·        
Strong practicing Christian with a good reputation
who will uphold the Christian ethos of the organization
·        
High level of Integrity
·        
High level of confidentiality
·        
Non-judgemental approach in human relations
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed
CVs, including a daytime telephone contact, three referees, quoting the
position to: projects@futureoptionsug.com. (Please include the title of the position
for which you are applying in the subject line of the email).
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 27th August 2015

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