Senior Internal Auditor – Uganda Airlines

Job Title:   Senior Internal Auditor_

Organisation: Uganda National Airlines Company Limited

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Airlines is the flag carrier of Uganda. The company is a revival of the older Uganda Airlines which operated from 1977 until 2001. It began flying in August 2019.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively contribute to Internal Audit management strategy to develop, sustain, and continuously enhance the image and perceived value of Internal Audit.
  • Provide input to the annual audit plan as well as the long-term coverage plan.
  • Supervise all assurance engagements relating to financial processes, commercial operations, and Information systems.
  • Prepare audit planning memoranda, risk assessments and control analysis, process documentation, audit programs, and other relevant working papers for all assignments undertaken.
  • Assist with the execution of financial, operational, or other audits and special projects as required.
  • Keep Internal Audit Management informed of the status of audits in progress and any potential problems or significant audit findings as they arise.
  • Prepare a list of audit issues throughout the audit and constructively discuss with the respective line manager to validate each issue.
  • Identify and profile various risks inherent in specific audit assignments, discuss them with the respective line managers, and jointly agree on actions to be implemented for risk mitigation.
  • Identify opportunities to add value through improved business efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Provide written documentation of all audit issues to the line manager during interim status meetings and closing meetings.
  • Follow up audit recommendations to ensure timely implementation and action to mitigate identified risks.
  • Prepare a draft of the audit report and send it to the line manager to document their action plan to address each issue.
  • Constructively work with the line manager to identify areas for improvement, collectively agree upon appropriate corrective actions, and monitor progress.
  • Assist the Manager Internal Audit with developing strategies to improve internal controls and minimize risk.
  • Perform other department duties related to the position as directed by the Head of the department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance, or a closely related and relevant field, from a recognized University.
  • Full Accountancy professional qualification, such as ACCA, CPA, or CIMA is mandatory. CIA/CFE/CISA is an added advantage.
  • Must be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
  • Working experience of 4 years; at least 3 of which must be in an Internal Audit role in a large and reputable public or private sector organization.
  • Excellent knowledge of the standards of the International Professional Practices Framework as issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors is essential.
  • Proficiency in the application of Audit-related Software and MS Office packages and related packages is essential.
  • Knowledge of any aviation accounting/audit Software system shall be an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with airlines, as well as with other regional and international public, or private sector organizations shall be an added advantage.
  • High level of maturity, ethics, and integrity with a clean track record
  • Results-oriented.
  • Proven presentation and reporting abilities.
  • Analytical, accuracy, and judgmental skills.
  • Project management and networking skills.
  • Strong IT and computer proficiency skills.
  • A confident, independent, articulate, and reliable personality.
  • A team player with and ability to interact with all levels within the company.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and for long hours



How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Uganda Airlines in this capacity should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 8th December 2023


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Date Posted 2023-11-29
Valid Through 2023-12-08
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Uganda Airlines
Job Location Entebbe, Entebbe, Entebbe, 0256, Uganda

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