2 Fresher Assistant Quality Assurance Officer Jobs – Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU)

Job Title:   Assistant Quality Assurance Officer (2 Fresher Jobs)  

Organisation: Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager, Quality Assurance & Regulation


About US:

Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU) is the national professional accountancy body in Uganda, established by The Accountants Act.  It has the legal mandate to regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda; to prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants and practising accountants in Uganda; as well as conduct professional accountancy examinations in Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Assistant Quality Assurance Officer ensures that the requirements set by Statement of Membership Obligation 1 (SMO 1) are complied with. The Assistant Quality Assurance officer will also be responsible for Licensing, Insp


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Quality reviews

  • Participates in Quality Assurance Reviews of Accounting Firms.
  • Manages the administrative process for quality reviews.
  • Prepares Quality Review reports.
  • Manages the post-review activities including obtaining responses and feedback.

Licensing and Inspections

  • Undertakes inspection of Accounting Firms.
  • Manages the administrative process for firm inspections.
  • Prepares inspection reports.
  • Receives and analyses firm annual returns in order to produce an annual firm return report.

CPD Compliance

  • Supports the QA officer with evaluation of CPD compliance.
  • Supports the QA Officer with the preparation of the CPD annual compliance report.


  • Actively participates in training and research on assigned standards and other topics.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding licensing, inspections, quality reviews and CPD compliance.
  • Participates in Financial Reporting Awards evaluation process.
  • Reviewing practical experience training records.
  • Carries out any other duties as assigned by the Quality Assurance Officer.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Two years of experience in auditing, quality assurance, inspection, education, accounting, finance or taxation.
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics
  • Confidence
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Team working skills
  • IT skills
  • Be dynamic, visionary, courteous, self-driven, energetic, team players and committed individuals of high integrity who can bring expertise in their fields.
  • Have a good command of the English language (both spoken and written).
  • Have excellent communication and computer skills.
  • Have good interpersonal skills.
  • Have analytical and problem–solving skills.
  • Be creative, innovative, adaptable and have a passion for quality.



  • Organising and execution of work (II)
  • Analysing and interpreting (II)
  • Supporting and co-operating (II)
  • Organization awareness (III)


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU) should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 27th January 2023


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