Internal Audit Officer Job Placement – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Job Title:      Internal
Audit Officer
Organization: National
Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
Internal Audit 
About US:
National Housing and
Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan
construction and real estate management company, partly owned by the Uganda
Government. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing stock in the
country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes
in an organized environment.
Job Summary:  The Internal Audit Officer will conduct
independent and objective assurance audits aimed at evaluating and improving
the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes at
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and formulate audit programs based on systematically identified
    and assessed risks, in line with 
    the  Internal  Audit 
    plan,  Internal  Audit 
    Charter  and  International  Internal 
    Auditing Standards.
  • Conduct systems audits of all NHCCL operations in line with the
    Internal Audit plan, Internal Audit Charter and International Internal
    Auditing Standards and other best practices.
  • Carry out compliance tests to ensure that operational and financial
    processes are executed in line with NHCCL policies and regulations, as
    well as applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare audit reports and submit them to the Head of Department
    (Internal Audit) and Management, through the Head Internal Audit and in
    line with NHCCL Internal Audit Policies and Procedures.
  • Follow up all recommendations on audit findings, as per NHCCL’s
  • Examine NHCCL’s operations to ensure that all Company assets are
    properly recorded and safeguarded, as per NHCCL’s financial regulations.
  • Carry out control risk self-assessments (CRSA) in all departments in
    NHCCL, as per NHCCL Risk Management strategy and Departmental procedures.
  • Provide independent assurance on the effectiveness of the processes
    put in place by Management to manage the risk of fraud, as per the NHCCL
    Fraud Policy.
  • Ascertain the reliability of information systems (input, process and
    output), and ensure that all computerized systems comply with statutory
    regulations and generally accepted accounting principles, adequate
    financial controls, established Company plans and procedures, system
    security policies and effective systems development guidelines.
  • Perform any other duties from time to time as may, be assigned by
    relevant authority.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business
    Administration (Accounting or Finance), or a closely related and relevant
    field, from a recognized University.
  • Possession of Accountancy or Internal Auditing professional
    qualification, such as ACCA, CPA, CIA, or CISA, at least Level II, is a
  • Good knowledge of the standards of the International Professional
    Practices Framework as issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors is
  • Proficiency in 
    application  of  audit-related Software  and 
    MS  Office  Package 
    (Word,  Excel, PowerPoint and
    Outlook) and related packages, is essential.
  • Knowledge of Navision Software system shall be an added advantage.
  • Relevant working experience of 5 years; at least 3 of which must be
    as Internal Auditor or in a similar position, in a large and reputable
    public or private sector organization.
  • Experience in working with reputable housing-related public, or
    private sector organizations and or experience in project management shall
    be an added advantage.
  • Proven negotiation and communication skills.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Proven presentation and reporting abilities.
  • Interpersonal and human relations skills, as well as a team-player.
  • Analytical, accuracy and judgmental skills.
  • Coordination and networking skills.
  • Good IT and Computer proficiency skills.
  • Maturity, high ethics and Integrity.
  • A confident, independent, articulate and reliable personality.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and for long hours.
  • Ability to deliver high quality outputs with minimal supervision.

How to Apply:
All interested
candidates are encouraged to send their applications indicating the position
being applied for and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of
academic certificates, evidence of relevant working experience & contacts
of three professional referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human
Resource Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street,
Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: .  (All
applications via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 MBs)
Deadline: 30th November 2018 by 4:00 pm
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