Head of Internal Audit Job Placement – Future Options Consulting Ltd

Job Title:     Head
of Internal Audit
Organisation: Future
Options Consulting Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Future Options
Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services which now seeks to recruit on
behalf of its valued client.
Job Summary:   The Head of Internal Audit will lead the
Internal Audit Department and provide an objective and independent assurance on
the effectiveness, efficiency and reliability of the institution’s strategic,
financial, accounting, business, legal operations. It also ensures that the
institution has a robust risk management system, internal controls complies
with the laws, regulations, policies and procedures. The position holder will
also conduct follow up audits to monitor the adequacy of management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Generate audit charter, Internal Audit annual work plans, Internal
    Audit policies and procedure manuals.
  • Managing and coordinating the 
    Microfinance Audit Function and ensure there is effective
    communication between the Audit and all other stakeholders.
  • Preparing and submitting Internal Audit reports to Board and
  • Evaluating and reviewing Financial, Accounting and Operational
    performance of the institution and all the departments, functions and
    advice on improvements
  • Carrying out special Audit assignments.
  • Evaluating risk management processes, internal controls and
    recommend areas of improvements
  • Review all institutional policies and advise on areas of
  • Carrying out inspection, performance audits and value for money
  • Obtain analyze, evaluate accounting documentation and reliability of
    the reports.
  • Lead, guide , supervise, motivate, discipline, train, build capacity
    and manage performance of all staff in the audit department
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding the sector
    rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance
People Management;
  • Manage and Monitor staff performance, Set performance objectives,
    carry out performance appraisals, coaching and mentoring of all staff
    under jurisdiction.
  • Plan for staffs leave and ensure all staff takes leave within
    approved calendar periods.
  • Identify staff development needs and liaise with HR for training
  • Direct or develop the evaluation of the human resources and professional
    development department structure and team in order to plan for continual
    improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group
  • Motivate, recognize and reward high performing audit Staff

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Degree
  • ACCA/CPA is a must
  • Masters Degree is added advantage plus
  • Full professional qualification in Accounting or Auditing from a
    recognized institution plus a minimum of a post graduate Diploma in
    Financial management or Auditing or Business Administration from a
    recognized institution
  • A member of the recognized Audit body
  • At least 8 years experience audit of regulated Financial
    Institutions preferably Credit Institution (Tier 2) and above of which at
    least 5 years at the level of manager.
  • Proven working experience as Internal Auditor/ Audit manager
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards, procedures, laws, rules,
    regulations and best practice.
  • Proven knowledge on financial sector regulations and industry trends
  • Extensive computer skills including MS Office, advanced Excel and
    PowerPoint proficiency and Visio.
  • High attention to detail, excellent analytical and planning skills
    and sound independent judgment
  • Knowledge of Accounting, various core banking, HR and Payroll
  • Ability to work in a multidimensional/multicultural setting
  • Good communication skills

How to Apply:
All interested
candidates are invited to send their applications enclosing curriculum vitae,
copies of academic and professional certificates along with the names and
contacts of three referees. Applications should be sent by post, courier, hand
delivery or e-mail to the address given below; The Director, Executive
Recruitment, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala
Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda. Phone: +256-414-231204/206, Email:
Deadline: 25th November 2018
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