Audit Assistant Job Vacancies – National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

Job Title:    Audit Assistant

National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Salary Scale:     CD 8

About US:

The National
Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC) is a corporate autonomous statutory
body/agency under the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoE&S) responsible
for the development of educational curricula for primary, secondary and some
tertiary institutions in Uganda.

Its functions
include, inter alia, initiating processes for curricula research, review and/or
reform, updating, testing and coordinating the implementation of educational
curricula at all levels of learning (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary) as well
as promulgation of guidance for the implementation of improved educational
curricula and pedagogy.

Job Summary:  To assist the Head of Internal Audit in making
independent and objective assurances that add value; and improve the Centre’s

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Auditing revenue collection for
accountability purposes;

·       Auditing procurement and payments in line
with Procurement law and regulations, and NCDC Financial Regulations &

·       Conducting manpower audit in line with the
approved budget and work plans;

·       Assisting Head internal audit in reviewing
and advising on Council’s accounting systems in line with the internal

·       Monitoring the expenditure of Council in line
with the budgetary provisions and financial regulations;

·       Reviewing of working papers in consultation
with the Head of Internal Audit.

·       Preparing and forwarding engagement plans and
budgets to Head of Internal Audit.

·       Drafting of the audit findings and submitting
them to Head of Internal Audit.

·       Assessing risks in auditable units and
assisting the Head Internal Audit in preparing a risk based work plan.

·       Any other duty as may be assigned by the
supervisor from time to time.

·       Working papers reviewed in consultation with
Head Internal Audit.

·       Engagement plans prepared.

·       Collection of Audit evidence from auditable
units in line with agreed engagement plan done.

·       Draft Audit findings and submit to the Head
Internal Audit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold an Honours
Bachelor’s degree in a business related course with Accounting or Auditing
option from a recognized University or Institution plus at least level two of
Professional qualifications in Accounting or Auditing from a recognized
awarding Institution.

·       An Honours Bachelor’s degree in a business
related course with Accounting or Auditing option from a recognized University
or Institution plus an Accounting Technician Course (ATC).

·       A full professional qualification in
accounting or Auditing from a recognised awarding institution.

·       At least two years’ experience in Internal
Auditing, External Auditing or Finance Accounting.

·       Analytical skills

·       Risk identification, assessment and

·       Financial management;

·       Information and Communications Technology

·       Accountability

·       Concern for Quality and Standards

·       Ethics and Integrity

·       Communication and report writing

·       Time management

How to Apply:

Applicants should
submit six hard/soft copies of the application to the office of the Director OR 

·       Letter expressing interest in the job;

·       A detailed and up—to-date curriculum vitae,
signed and dated by the applicant;

·       Copies of letters of relevant appointments;

·       Copies of the applicant’s National Identity
Card or Biodata pages of the Passport;

·       Names and addresses of three (3) referees who
should be advised to send their reference letters under Confidential cover to
the Secretary, NCDC Governing Council.

·       Sealed applications with the position applied
for and the applicant’s names indicated on the top right corner of the envelope
should be addressed and submitted to:

The Secretary,

NCDC Governing

P.O. Box 7002


NCDC is an Equal
Opportunities Employer.

Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 17th July 2020

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