Internal Auditor, Risk & Compliance Job Placement – Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Auditor, Risk & Compliance
Organization: Rural
Electrification Agency (REA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Principal
Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance
About US:
Electrification Agency (REA) is the secretariat of the Rural Electrification
Board (REB) established by statutory instrument 2001 No. 75. REA is mandated to
implement Government’s rural electrification programs. The Government of Uganda
through REA is implementing a number of electricity connection projects with
financial support from development partners to meet national electricity access
Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor, Risk & Compliance
will support the planning, designing, implementation, and maintenance of REA’s
Risk and Compliance framework. S/he will help promote a corporate culture that
fosters ethical and compliant behavior as the basis for ensuring compliance
with all laws and regulatory requirements applicable to REA and enforcing the
same with its partners (i.e. Service Providers in the Service Territories,
Contractors and Consultants)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To support management in conducting annual risk assessments.
  • Conduct periodic audits on the effectiveness of the internal
    controls and the risk mitigation plans.
  • Support the management In the identification and assessment of
    compliance risks
  • Monitor activities and report on compliance in line with the
    compliance policy, and issue recommendations to improve their
  • To support the investigation of alleged violations of rules,
    regulations, policies, procedures, and standards with an aid to the
    internal whistle blowers policy.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Internal Auditor, Risk & Compliance job
    must hold an Honors degree in Finance, Accounting, or Auditing obtained
    from a recognized awarding institution OR Full professional qualification
    in Accountancy or Audit obtained from a recognized professional institution
    such as the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
    and institute of internal Auditors of Uganda.
  • Training is risk management will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience in Audit, Risk, or Compliance
    assurance, obtained preferably from the energy sector.
  • Ability to gather, analyze and evaluate audit evidence, prepare and
    present concise written audit reports.
  • Familiarity with audit tools, techniques, audit work programs, audit
    testing and sampling, assembling working papers.
  • A person of high ethics and moral integrity
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Power point and advanced excel)
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including
detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant academic documents together
with names of three professional referees (and their email / day time telephone
contacts) to:
The Executive
Director, Rural Electrification Agency, Plot 10 Windsor Loop, Kololo 2nd Floor,
House of Hope P.O. Box 7317 Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 9th November 2018
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