Internal Audit Officer Jobs – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:       Internal Audit Officer
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Internal
Audit Manager
About US:
UGAFODE Microfinance
Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent
to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to
provide quality microfinance services.
Job Summary:  The Internal Audit Officer will carry out
internal audits to ensure that all company systems, policies and procedure are
being observed and applied and make recommendations for improvements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Auditing and Audit
  • Participate in establishing the objectives, scope and methodology of
    the audit and developing an audit program.
  • Perform audit work in a professional manner and in accordance with
    current professional auditing standards.
  • Conduct a risk analysis to develop the nature, timing and extent of
    audit procedures for the audit.
  • Review and evaluate the overall accounting, operational and
    computerized systems controls.
  • Document the operation and internal control systems in a manner that
    is sufficient to complete the audit objectives.
  • Perform cash counts, physical inventories or other audit procedures
    as requested by the Internal Audit Manager or as needed to meet the audit
  • Create working papers to document the audit work performed and
    support the audit report.
  • Prepare summary memorandums and draft audit reports.
  • Develop audit recommendations to assist in improving operations and
    internal control systems.
  • Perform follow up procedures to assess the adequacy of the
    implementation of recommended actions.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
    Internal Audit Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a Business
    related discipline, Engineering, Computer Science from a reputable
    university or college
  • Professional qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA, CISA, CISM Audit
    Experience, Skills and Abilities
  • At least one year working experience in an auditing environment.
  • Possess analytical skills
  • Knowledge of current accounting and auditing standards, procedures
    and requirements
  • Knowledge of information systems (Networks, Databases, Operating
    systems, General computer applications)
  • Computer literacy in MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, Spreadsheets,
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws, regulations and
    guidelines applicable to the organization.
  • Use professional judgment and skepticism to conduct audit work.
  • Other critical skills and abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Energetic and ability to be active throughout and willingness to
  • High level of honesty, integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills and high level of customer care
  • Willing to work long hours with minimum supervision
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit
their cover letter together with an up-to- date CV and Academic documents as
one document to: (Please indicate the position you
are applying for in the subject line). Applications should be addressed to the
Head of Human Resource
Deadline: 28th March 2019
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