Assistant Internal Auditor Job Opportunity - Ankole Coffee Producers Co-operative Union Limited (ACPCU Ltd)

Job Title:      Assistant Internal Auditor
Organisation: Ankole Coffee Producers Co-operative Union Limited (ACPCU Ltd)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Internal Auditor

About US:
Ankole Coffee Producers Co-operative Union Limited – ACPCU LTD is a Fair Trade Certified and Organic certified by CERES GmbH coffee processing and exporter organization based in Ishaka, Bushenyi Municipality located along the Mbarara Kasese high way in Uganda, East Africa purely owned by farmers and registered under the registrar of co-operatives.

Job Summary: The Assistant Internal auditor will be tasked with adding value and improving our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes at the Union.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carry out and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable statutory and other donor specific regulations
  • In charge of determining internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Keenly review systems of internal controls at ACPCU to ensure that they are sound and functional at all times
  • The jobholder will document findings and prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results to management
  • Conduct the periodic review of the Union operations including procurement, storage and shipment of coffee to ensure that high levels of accountability and value for money is achieved
  • Carry out periodic stock counts of coffee in Union stores and reconcile with stock records
  • Review ACPCU periodic financial systems, records and reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Support member societies by carrying out periodic inspection of records to ensure compliance with the law and provisions of certifying member organizations
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ACPCU management regarding compliance with statutory requirements
  • Identify loopholes in systems of internal control and recommend risk mitigation measures and cost savings
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s implementation of previous audit
  • Perform any other duties or special investigations as requested by management 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should hold a B.Com or BBA degree Bsc degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Part qualification in ACCA or CPA is an added advantage
  • Proven working experience as accountant or Internal Auditor especially in a food processing export business/commercial environment
  • The jobholder should possess advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • High degree of numeracy and attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Sound independent judgment
  • The ideal candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting and audit procedures and a sound judgment.
  • Knowledge of local language is an added advantage

How to Apply: 
All applicants should send their applications via post to: AMA Ltd, Box 172, Bushenyi. Uganda. You may also hand deliver them to: AMA Ltd office, Kabwohe - Itendero Town Council, Sheema District.

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