Internal Auditor Employment Opportunity – Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA)

Job Title:     Internal Auditor

Organisation: Civil
Aviation Safety and Security Oversight Agency (CASSOA)

Duty Station: Entebbe,

Ref: CAS/HR/001/2019

Reports to:
CASSOA Board of Directors

About US:

The Civil Aviation
Safety and Security Oversight Agency (EAC-CASSOA) is a self-accounting
institution of the East African Community.

Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor will be responsible for
ensuring that proper and adequate internal management and financial controls
are in place and strictly adhered to and that accurate accounting records are

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement audit manual and audit programmes;
  • Check and examine accounting and other records and systems to
    pinpoint any irregularities;
  • Propose timely corrective action to minimize damage to the Agency’s
    financial, assets and human resource standing;
  • Prepare annual audit plans for Board approval and subsequent
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of the Agency’s risk
    management framework;
  • Evaluate the risk exposures and mitigation measures in place
    relating to the Agency governance, operations and information systems;
  • Review and appraise the adequacy and effectiveness of the Agency’s
    system of internal control;
  • Review the systems established to ensure compliance with policies,
    plans, procedures, statutory requirements and regulations which have a
    significant impact on the operations of Agency;
  • Review the means of safeguarding Agency assets and verify existence
    of such assets;
  • Appraise economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which Agency
    resources are employed;
  • Review operations or programs to ascertain whether results are
    consistent with Agency’s established objectives and goals, and whether the
    operations or programs are being carried out as planned;
  • Review Agency draft financial statements before submission to
    external auditors;
  • Prepare and present quarterly and annual report to the Board of
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the

Key Performance Indicators

  • Approved annual audit plans
  • Quarterly reports on internal audit assignments

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Civil Aviation Safety and Security Oversight
    Agency (CASSOA) Internal Auditor job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Accounting, Commerce or Finance from a recognized institution
  • A member in good standing of a recognized professional accountancy
    Body. Possession of Certified Internal Auditor and/or Certified
    Information Systems Auditor qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years’ experience in auditing 5 of which should be
    in internal audit.
  • Knowledge of public accounting and auditing principles, strategies,
    and processes
  • The ability to multitask, communicate effectively with individuals
    at all levels verbally and in writing and handle details of a highly
    confidential and critical nature.
  • Good interpersonal skills,
  • High degree of integrity
  • Proficient in computerized accounting packages.
  • Knowledge and ability to use the SUN SYSTEM will be an added
  • Good understanding of International Public Sector Accounting
    Standards (IPSAS)
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Age: Below 55

NB:  This vacancy is open to citizens of the
Republics of Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda and United Republic of

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who meet the requirements are advised to
send their application letters, duly filled and signed EAC-CASSOA Personal
History Form, Download
, photocopies of academic degrees, professional
certificates/licenses and a copy of national identity card, birth certificate
or passport showing the date of birth, quoting the job advert reference number
of the position applied for. The applications should be sent via email (all
soft copies should be in MS Word or PDF) or in hard copies and addressed to:



P O Box 873,




Note: The
recruitment of the above job will be subject to the EAC Quota system. You may
submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
Applications which do not indicate nationality and age, the reference number, a
signed application letter, duly filled and signed CASSOA personal history forms
(Click here to download), do not include copies of academic degrees, other
professional certificates and three referees shall be disqualified.

Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 9th August 2019

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