Internal Auditor Job Opportunity - Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU)

Job Title:    Internal Auditor
Organization: Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: General Secretary
Ref: UNATUHR/02/01/18
Salary: UGX 2,235,600/=

About US:
Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU) exists to promote and protect the social, intellectual, economic and professional interests of its members/teachers as a per-requisite to enhancing the status of teaching profession.

Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will provide the National Executive Council and Management with independent and objective appraisals and audit information on financial, operational, administrative and technical activities of the Union.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Internal Auditor will be responsible for ensuring that the systems of the internal controls maintained by the Union are adequate and effective to safeguard its assets, the reliability, accuracy and integrity of management information systems and related policies, plans, procedures and records and their adequacy to effectively accomplish intended objectives;
  • The internal Auditor shall appraise the economy and efficiency with which resources are employed to meet objectives and recommend improvements as required for achievement of such objectives; ensure compliance with Union Constitution , rules, regulations, policies and procedures in order to ascertain that the objectives of the Union are accomplished;
  • Detect and prevent irregularities and abuses by conducting investigations;
  • Ensure the implementation of audit recommendations to correct reported internal control weaknesses and/ or deficient conditions and advise management and NEC of the risks (s) assumed of not taking corrective action on reported findings and recommendations;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (Accounting Option) from a recognized institution;
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
  • A Master’s Degree in any relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Good interpersonal, supervisory, communication and analytical skills. Demonstrated writing skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English.
  • Proficient in use of the Accounting software.
  • Minimum working experience of 7 years as Internal Auditor in a reputable organisation;
  • Familiar with laws, risks, regulations and Acts pertaining procurement, assets management and disposal, budgeting and expenditure control and investigation skills.

Other Benefits: Housing, transport and medical insurance

How to Apply: 
The applications should bear on top of the envelope the title of the vacancy being applied for and the Reference Number (Check Top of this advert) and should include certified photocopies of their academic transcripts and certificates, documentary evidence of all experience claimed, plus recent passport photograph on each application form. The applicants must also provide reference letters from three different referees; one must be from a current or recent supervisor and their day time telephone and email contacts. All qualified Ugandan candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications in duplicate to:

The General Secretary, UNATU, P.O. Box 377 Kampala, Teachers' House Plot 28-30, Bombo Road, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 5th February 2018

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