Head of Internal Audit – Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS)

Organisation: Parliamentary
Pension Scheme (PPS)
Reports to: Board of Trustees
/ Chief Executive Officer
About PPS:
Parliamentary Pension Scheme (PPS) was established by the Parliamentary
Pensions Act 2007 as a Contributory Hybrid Cash Balance Retirement Benefit Plan
for the Members of Parliament of Uganda and the Staff of the Parliamentary
Commission. The Scheme is managed by a Board of Trustees, constituted in
accordance with the Act.
Job Summary:  The Head of Internal Audit will provide
independent, effective and efficient internal audit services to the Board of
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
In charge of reviewing the reliability and integrity
of financial and operating information and the means used to identify measure,
classify and report such information.
Responsible for monitoring and evaluating the
effectiveness of the Schemes risk management system.
Routinely reviewing the adequacy of the systems
established to ensure compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws and
regulations and establishing whether the Scheme is in compliance.
Reviewing the Schemes compliance with its Whistleblower
arrangements, and investigating whistleblower complaints and allegations of
misconduct or fraud.
The incumbent will be tasked with auditing internal
control processes in respect of income, expenditure, investments, and related
control functional areas.
Reviewing the means of safeguarding assets and, as
appropriate, verifying their existence, ownership and valuation.
Keenly reviewing and appraising the economy,
efficiency and effectiveness with which resources are employed.
Reviewing operations to ascertain whether results
are consistent with established objectives and goals.
Conducting specific reviews or tasks as may be
requested by the Board and/or committees of the Board.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold an Honors Bachelor’s
Degree in a relevant field from a recognized University/Institution.
Possession of a Master’s Degree in a relevant field
will be an added advantage.
The applicant must be a member of an Audit or
Accounting body (ACCA, CPA, CIA, etc).
At least eight (8) years’ relevant experience in an
audit function, three (3) of which should have been obtained at senior level in
a reputable organization.
Detailed understanding and working knowledge of
computerized accounting environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent planning and organizational skills.
Possess a high degree of integrity.
Excellent analytical skills.
Age: Between 32 to
45 years.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to send their applications
including a recent passport photograph, curriculum vitae stating three (3)
referees, and certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts addressed
to the Chief Executive Officer, Parliamentary Pension Scheme, P. O. Box 7178,
Kampala, Uganda. The hand delivered applications should be taken to Room G 10,
Parliamentary Pension Scheme Office, Plot (9-11), Development House, Parliament
Deadline: Wednesday,
16th September 2015 by 17:00 hours
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