Internal Audit Manager Job Placement – Future Options Consulting Ltd

Organization: Future Options
Consulting Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
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: 
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
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
Risk Management:
Identify and effectively manage the Organisation’s
organizational risks in order to maximise achievement of organisational
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.
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
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
Five years’ Internal Audit experience in a reputable
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
Ethical conduct – fair, truthful, sincere, honest
& discreet
Perspective – instinctively aware and able to
understand situations
Tenacious – persistent, focused on achieving
Decisiveness – reaches timely conclusions based on
logical reasoning and analysis
Assertiveness Independent thinker but also a good
team player
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: (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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