Internal Audit Manager Career Opportunity – Uganda Cooperatives Savings and Credit Union Limited (UCSCU)

Organisation: Uganda
Cooperatives Savings and Credit Union Limited (UCSCU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Board of
Directors
About US:
Uganda
Cooperatives Savings and Credit Union Limited (UCSCU) is the national apex
organization for Savings and Credit Cooperative Societies (SACCOs) in Uganda.
It is registered under the Uganda Cooperative Societies Statute 1991 and the
Uganda Cooperative Regulations 1992.
Job Summary:  The Internal Audit Manager will oversee the
Internal Audit function by ensuring assurance and management compliance with
relevant business and administrative policies and procedures as well as
applicable statutory regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Plan and carry out audits according to the Standards
for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing issued by the Institute of
Internal Auditors (IIA) and relevant company policies;
·        
Regularly review UCSCU’s business transactions including
payment systems to ensure compliance and value for money;
·        
Carry out the evaluation and business feasibility
studies as directed by the Board and management;
·        
Conduct system reviews and making appropriate recommendations
for improvement;
·        
Undertake resource verification including periodic
stores and cash counts as and when applicable in liaison with the Finance and
Administration Department;
·        
Carry out physical verification of existence and
location of the Union’s assets in line with the approved Assets Register
including asset codes;
·        
The incumbent will support the Finance Department in
follow up and resolution of External audit queries raised by the Union’s
External Auditor in liaison with relevant user departments in carrying out of
risk analysis to ensure that all major risks of the organization are identified,
analyzed and mitigated;
·        
Provide technical and professional support to management
in the development and implementation of governance and accountability framework;
·        
Regularly review the management and final accounts
and supporting schedules for truthfulness and fairness;
·        
Vouch the accuracy and integrity of existence and
location of the Union’s assets in line with the established policies and
procedures;
·        
Offer timely internal audit and technical support services
to SACCOs in line with the Union’s business plan.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time
to time by Board and Management.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Internal Audit Manager should hold a B. Com, BBA,
B. Sc (Auditing or Accounting Major) or other equivalent from a recognized
university
·        
Full membership of internationally recognized professional
accounting or auditing body (ICPAU, CIA, ACCA, etc.) is an essential
requirement
·        
Possession of a post graduate qualification in a
relevant field is an added advantage.
·        
At least two years’ experience in auditing while working
with a reputable auditing firm, Savings and Credit Cooperative Society (SACCO)
or private commercial organization, one of which must have been acquired at a
similar level/position.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and address
them to:
The Human
Resource and Administration Officer,
Uganda
Cooperative Savings and Credit Union Ltd,
Plot 239 Bombo
Road, Maganjo,
P.O. Box 6203,
Kampala – Uganda
Deadline: 5th October 2015
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