Internal Auditor Jobs – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Title:          Internal Auditor
Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Kampala, Uganda
Senior Internal
About US:
The National Identification
and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established on the passing of the Uganda
Registration of Persons Act, 2015. The Act was made to harmonise and
consolidate the law on registration of persons; to provide for registration of
individuals and to establish a national identification register. It provides
for the mandatory registration of all Ugandan citizens within Uganda and abroad
as well as aliens identification cards and for related matters.
The Internal
Auditor will offer technical support the Internal Audit team in  the continuous auditing of the accounting
systems, internal controls and operations of the Authority.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    participates in and contributes to the preparation of annual Audit work
    plans and programmes
  • Conducts
    on-going audit of the systems, programmes and the operations of the
    Authority and submits monthly reports to the Head Internal Audit on work
    covered as assigned from time to time
  • Performs
    regular reviews of payment and accountability documents to ascertain their
    accuracy and appropriateness
  • Carries
    out physical verification of assets and participates in the annual
    stocktaking exercises
  • Follows-up
    on management audit queries to ensure they are resolved in a timely manner
  • Offers
    technical and professional support to management in the development and
    implementation of governance and accountability frameworks
  • The
    incumbent assesses the reliability and effective use of internal controls
    and assists in reviewing administrative procedures
  • Supports
    the Senior Internal Auditor in reviewing management and final accounts and
    supporting schedules for truthfulness and fairness
  • Supports
    internal audit team to work with External Auditors when they are
    conducting the annual audit of Final Accounts
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Head of
    Internal Audit or Senior Internal Auditor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the National Identification and Registration Authority
    (NIRA) Internal Auditor job vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree with
    Honours, in Commerce, Business Administration, Accounting or related field
    from a recognized University.
  • The
    applicant should hold partial qualification in professional certification
    in accounting or auditing such as CIA, CPA or ACCA
  • A
    minimum of three years of audit experience working in a reputable
    organization or audit firm
  • Computer
    literacy and ability to work with accounting packages i.e., Sage,
    Navision, Tally, QuickBooks etc.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and ability to get along with different types of
  • Good
    writing, reporting and oral communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ testimonials to the National Director,
Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya,
Kampala, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices
indicated above from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please indicate a
daytime telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional referees.
Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope, clearly
indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 24th August, 2016
If you do not hear from NIRA within two months from the closing date, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.

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