Internal Auditor Job Placement – Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited

Job Title:    Internal Auditor
Organisation: Igara Growers
Tea Factory Limited
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Internal
About US:
Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited is a smallholder tea company located
in the South Western district of Bushenyi. Igara is a leading black tea
producer that manages this process from the farmer to the markets by
implementing a series of programmes and procedures that will ensure the company
realizes maximum benefits for all stakeholders.
Job Summary: The Internal
Audit will support the Internal Audit Function in the implementation of an
independent and systematic approach to evaluate the efficiency and
effectiveness of internal controls systems, risk management and governance
processes so as to add value to the operations of the factories. The Internal
Auditor shall be responsible for performing all assigned internal audits
including planning, evaluating and documenting the results, reporting and
making follow-ups.
Key Duties and
  • Work in liaison with the Senior Internal
    Auditor and Internal Audit Manager, participates in the development of
    appropriate risk assessments to be used in the process of identifying
    risks within the various auditable units as per the annual plan.
  • Develop appropriate audit test aimed at
    addressing identified risks and achieving the desired audit objectives to
    provide assurance that risk are effectively managed or mitigated.
  • Perform normal, snap, and follow-up audits
    with minimal direction, from planning the audit work to resolving
    exceptions, communicating with the responsible management and writing reports.
  • The jobholder will prepare clear and
    concise audit reports on audit findings, detect non-compliance with
    Factory policies, guidelines, statutory requirements and procedures for
    discussions with line managers and the Senior Internal Auditor and Internal
    Audit Manager before final reports are issued for corrective action.
  • Follow-up on all issues arising from
    audits and other inspections and secure compliance with the agreed
    recommendations within the relevant time frame.
  • Carry out investigations into reported
    frauds and inconsistencies as may be assigned.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned to by
    his / her supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate must hold a
    business-related course with a bias in Auditing, Food Processing and
  • Possession of postgraduate and part
    profession qualification such as CIA, CPA or ACCA is desirable, completion
    would be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years working experience
    in audit and or accounting in a reputable organization.
  • Excellent report writing and communication
  • Working knowledge of international
    auditing standards and procedures.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Working knowledge of computerized
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • High degree of integrity
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Age: 25 – 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their envelopes clearly
marked “Application for the post of “Internal Auditor” with an application
letter and detailed updated CV indicating three independent referees and copies
of academic certificates should be submitted to:
The Company Secretary, Uganda Tea Development Agency Ltd (UTDAL),
Rubaga Road off Kabakanjagala roundabout, Kampala, P.O. Box 6204, Kampala.
Deadline: 15th May 2017 by
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