2 Audit Officer Job Placements - Uganda Clays Limited (UCL)

Organisation: Uganda Clays Limited (UCL)
Duty Station: Kampala and Kamonkoli, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Internal Audit

About US:
Uganda Clays Limited is Uganda’s leading manufacturer of quality clay baked construction products since 1950 and is listed on Uganda’s Securities Exchange. The head offices are located at 14Km on Entebbe Road, with a second factory situated at Kamonkoli in Eastern Uganda.

Job Summary: The Audit Officer will be responsible for supporting the Internal audit Function at Uganda Clays through the coordination and management of activities that will ensure the implementation of an independent and systematic approach which evaluates and improves the effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards designed so as to add value, improve and mitigate risk to UCL’s operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with ensuring the achievement of the audit objectives by having a well-coordinated audit engagement executed on time through adequate allocation of resources
  • Assist the heads of department by reviewing and monitoring the application of Uganda Clays Limited policies and ensuring that they are consistently applied throughout the organisation and where required provide feedback to the appropriate departs as to ensure that the policies are updated to enable systematic implementation of UCL’s operations
  • Conducting financial audits
  • Prepare and submit reports that meet the engagement objectives in providing management and the board timely, accurate and constructive.
  • Review the risk identification, analysis, evaluation and provide feed to departments for feedback.
  • Review the process of populating the corporate register.
  • Lead the team of Audit Assistants, in a manner that empowers them to carry out highly effective audits that add value to Uganda Clays operations.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration -Accounting.
  • Full professional qualification i.e. ACCA, CPA or CIMA. Finalists in these professional courses will be considered.
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in either external or internal audit gained from a reputable organisation at middle or top management level.
  • Good knowledge in computerised accounting and auditing.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of process flow and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and report writing skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent planning, organising and coordinating skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work with a minimum supervision and exhibits high level of integrity.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and updated CVs, copies of certificates/ testimonials and addresses of three (3) referees plus day-time telephone contact to the address below:

Head of Human Resources and Support Services,
Uganda Clays Limited,
P.O. Box 3188 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 21st July 2017


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