Internal Auditor Career Jobs – East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA)

Job Title:   Internal Auditor
Organisation: East African
Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
REF: CAS/HR/003/2017
Reports to: Executive
Grade: P1
The East African Community Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight
Agency (EAC-CASSOA) is a self accounting institution of the East African
Community. It is a specialized technical Institution of the East African
Community charged with the responsibility of ensuring the development of a safe
and secure civil aviation system in the region.
Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will be responsible for
ensuring that proper and adequate internal management and financial controls
are in place and strictly adhered to and that accurate accounting records are
Key Duties and
  • Formulate
    and implement audit manual and audit programmes;
  • The
    jobholder will check and examine accounting and other records and systems
    to pinpoint any irregularities;
  • Propose
    timely corrective action to minimize damage to the Agency’s financial,
    assets and human resource standing;
  • Prepare
    annual audit plans for Board approval and subsequent implementation;
  • The
    incumbent will facilitate the development and implementation of the
    Agency’s risk management framework;
  • The
    incumbent will evaluate the risk exposures and mitigation measures in
    place relating to the Agency governance, operations and information
  • Tasked
    with the review and appraise the adequacy and effectiveness of the
    Agency’s system of internal control;
  • Review
    the systems established to ensure compliance with policies, plans,
    procedures, statutory requirements and regulations which have a
    significant impact on the operations of Agency;
  • The
    incumbent will review the means of safeguarding Agency assets and
    verify existence of such assets;
  • Appraise
    economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which Agency resources are
  • Review
    operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with
    Agency’s established objectives and goals, and whether the
    operations or programs are being carried out as planned;
  • Review
    Agency draft financial statements before submission to external auditors;
  • Prepare
    and present quarterly and annual report to the Board of Directors;
  • Perform
    any other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Approved
    annual audit plans
  • Quarterly
    reports on internal audit assignments
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the East African Community Civil Aviation
    Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA) Internal Auditor job
    opportunity must possess a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Accounting, Commerce or Finance from a recognized institution
  • The
    applicant must be a member in good standing of a recognized professional
    accountancy Body. Possession of Certified Internal Auditor and/or
    Certified Information Systems Auditor qualifications will be an
    added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of ten years’ experience in auditing 5 of which should be in internal
  • Extensive knowledge of public accounting and auditing principles,
    strategies, and processes
  • Demonstrated
    ability to multitask, communicate effectively with individuals at
    all levels verbally and in writing and handle details of a highly confidential
    and critical nature.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills,
  • High
    degree of integrity
  • Proficient
    in computerized accounting packages.
  • Knowledge
    and ability to use the SUN SYSTEM will be an added advantage
  • Broad
    knowledge and understanding of International Public Sector Accounting
    Standards (IPSAS)
  • Good
    report writing and presentation skills
  • Age: Below 55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested EAC candidates are encouraged to
send their application letters, duly filled and signed EAC-CASSOA Personal
History Form, download
, photocopies of academic certificates and a copy of national
identity card, birth certificate or passport showing the date of birth,  quoting the job advert reference number of
the position applied for. The applications should be sent via email (all soft
copies should be in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat) or in hard copies and addressed
Executive Director,
P.O. Box 873,
Entebbe- Uganda,
Email to:
Deadline: 15th May 2017
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