Senior Internal Auditor Job Placement – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chairman
of the Board (Through The Audit Committee) Chief Executive Officer
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. Its objectives are:
  • To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both
    within and outside of Uganda.
  • To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the
    private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
Job Summary: The
Senior Internal Auditor will review and assess the organization’s activities in
relation to its objectives and assess the quality of internal controls
including the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, reliability of the
financial reporting and compliance with applicable laws, policies, guidelines
and regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Review, evaluate and recommend internal control systems, policies
    and procedures for effective Management of UTB’s resources
  • Conduct audits of UTB’s income and expenditure and advice Management
    and Board of Directors on ways of strengthening accountability for funds
    and effective use of resources as a pre-requisite for Value – for – Money.
  • Examine and give guidance on the existing financial and management
    control procedures and ensure that internal audit contributes towards
    improved efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
  • Examine and report on Management’s compliance with Uganda Tourism
    Act, human resource, procurement and other approved policies and
  • Report on compliance with the Public Finance Management Act,
    Financial Policies and Procedures manual and recommend areas for further
  • Assess the controls in place for acquisition, custody, use and
    disposal of assets and compliance with the PPDA guidelines and other
    policies in place.
  • Prepare and submit periodic audit reports to Management and Board of
    Directors members of the Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or
    Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized University.
  • Possession of CPA or ACCA is a must.
  • Proficiency in advance auditing systems with a strong understanding
    and use of audit software packages is must.
  • A minimum of five years of working experience in an internal and or
    external audit unit in busy private or public organization with at least
    two (2) years at Senior Officer Level.
  • Excellent understanding of auditing techniques
  • A proactive approach and the ability to work autonomously, as part
    of a team
  • Analytical when approaching problems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of professional auditing and accounting
    standards and guidelines
  • Age: Below 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandans should send their application letters with
detailed Curriculum Vitae (functional email, telephone contact and postal
address), plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, copy of
valid National Identity Card and the contact details (telephone, postal and
email addresses) of three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand
delivered to the address below;
Chief Executive
Uganda Tourism Board
Plot 42, Rotary
Avenue (Lugogo Bypass),
6th Floor, Lugogo
P.O. Box 7211
Tel: +414-342196/7
Deadline: Friday 13th July 2018 by 5:00pm
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
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