Internal Auditor Jobs – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Organization: Uganda
Investment Authority (UIA)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief
Internal Auditor
About US:
Uganda Investment
Authority (UIA) was set up under the Investment Code 1991 is a statutory agency
mandated to initiate and support measures that enhance investment in Uganda and
to advise Government on appropriate policies conducive for Investment promotion
and growth.
Job Summary:   The Internal Auditor will mainly enforce
adherence to existing policies, procedures and practices with a view of
ensuring safety and proper management of UIA resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Verify the extent to which the
    organization operates in compliance with relevant laws and regulations,
    policies and procedures.
  • Carry out adhoc / surprise audits on the
    company’s operational activities that bear significant financial impact
  • Conduct detailed audits of the company’s
    financial transactions and statements in order to ensure compliance with
    the company’s procedures, and workflow processes
  • Ensure that any deliberate or fraudulent
    abuse of established practices are detected, and appropriate actions are
    taken timely
  • Conduct physical stock checks and verifying
    stock figures.
  • Conduct functional audits in all
  • Conduct special investigations as and
    when requested by management or the board of directors.
  • Carry out risk assessments in all
    departments (Auditable units) as per the risk management policies.
  • Verify transactions for appropriateness
    and ascertaining that such transactions are budgeted for
  • Conduct pre-audits of major and/or
    selected payments to ensure compliance with financial policies and
  • Provide support to the external auditors
    with the end of year statutory audit exercises or any other special audit

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda
    Investment Authority (UIA) Investment Executive -Media Relations job must
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance, Commerce, BBA
    (Accounting option) or a related qualification from a recognised
  • Professional Accounting qualification
    –CPA, ACCA or a related qualification from a recognised institution
  • Must be a member of ICPAU or IIA
  • A minimum of three years’ work
    experience in a similar position preferably in a public Institution or a
    reputable private institution or NGO.
  • Proficiency in computer applications
    with working knowledge in accounting packages
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications with comprehensive  CVs, copies of
certificates and/or testimonials  together with the applicant’s
telephone contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees
should be hand delivered  to;
The Executive
Uganda Investment
P.O. Box 7418,
Deadline: 5th November 2018
Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews. Any
form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Uganda Investment
Authority is an equal opportunity employer.
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