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Manager Internal Audit - Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Job Title:     Manager Internal Audit
Organisation: Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Audit and Risk Committee of the Board

About US:
The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and regulate procurement and disposal practices in respect of all Procuring and Disposing Entities which include Central Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and post primary training institutions.

Job Summary:  The Manager Internal Audit will be strategizing, implementing, coordinating and monitoring PPDA’s internal audit activities, ensuring provision of an efficient and effective risk based audit coverage of PPDA operations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Strategic Contribution Outcome Statement: Develop the annual operation risk based audit plan for the unit:
  • Reviewing current audit plan and determine level of implementation - to identify areas that are outstanding so that they are included in the next annual plan.
  • Reviewing the risk register and risk logs to identify critical high and medium risks to guide functions and processes for inclusion in the audit plan for the year
  • Independently reviewing the risk management process to ensure it is adequate in identifying and putting in place measures to address all the risk for PPDA
  • Identifying and developing the priority areas of the annual work plan, based on the frequency of occurrence; level of risk rating and level of impact on the Authority, so as to ensure that they are incorporated within the annual audit plan
  • Categorising the activities in the annual plan in accordance with the key focus and core areas for internal audit to ensure that all fundamental aspects have been planned for review
  • Inquiring from client departments to obtain views and challenges that could provide input to the planning process before preparation of the plan for audit committee consideration and approval
  • Taking the lead in identifying audit findings / gaps within processes that may result in investigations
  • Planning for resource allocation and utilisation
Implementation of Audit Plan Outcome Statement:
  • Oversee the management and implementation of internal audits ensuring that they are managed and conducted in the most transparent manner and in accordance with the International Professional Practice Framework, international auditing standards, policies and procedures.
  • Reviewing the audit plan with the audit team so as to agree detailed schedule of activities
  • Developing the engagement letter and have a face to face with audit client at the start of the audit activity
  • Reviewing the audit methodology - based on audit manual review- to determine that the approach is relevant, providing the Senior Internal Auditor with guidance to address any gaps especially in new emerging situations and best practice- adding value
  • Reviewing the draft audit report and requesting for additional information as required
  • Providing review notes to Senior Internal Auditor so that aspects identified in the report for improvement of the report are addressed before submission of the draft report
  • Sharing audit findings with Management for their feedback and response before submission to the Audit and Risk committee
  • Reviewing audit reports and ensuring that any gaps identified are addressed to maintain relevance and applicability.
Reporting Outcome Statement: Taking the lead to ensure that all audit reports are completed in time and that the quality of the reports provides Management and the Audit and Risk Committee with comprehensive information for appropriate decision making:
  • Scheduling, preparing and availing accurate and timely reports, minutes and other documents for Board Audit and Risk Committee meetings
  • Regularly providing senior management and the Audit and Risk committee with an opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the internal controls, risk management and governance processes in the Authority
  • Acting as the secretary of the Audit and Risk Committee ensuring that all quarterly and annual Audit and Risk Committee reports are compiled and submitted to the full board
  • On a quarterly basis ensuring that the internal audits are summarized and presented to the Audit and Risk Committee for review and discussion in order to determine areas of good performance and improvement
  • Provide copies of internal audit quarterly and annual reports to the Internal Auditor General.
Audit Follow Up Outcome Statement: Taking the lead to track and follow up the implementation of audit recommendations by Management, to mitigate further risk to PPDA:
  • Working with the Executive Director review audit recommendations as provided by the OAG so to incorporate within the authority recommendations / guidelines for implementation and provide a status report on level of implementation of OAG recommendation
  • Preparing a follow up matrix that comprehensively articulates areas of action points and to the relevant directorate
  • Working closely with directors to ensure that there is a clear line of accountability on specific and all recommended action points
  • Monitoring the implementation of recommendations to high risk- high impact areas ensuring that these are addressed as to avoid significant impact on the authority
  • Consolidating the status of audit action points that have implemented supporting management to remain focused and prioritise audit findings closure
  • Receiving feedback from the user departments on the impact that internal audit recommendations have on the departments and their effectiveness for maintaining consistent user department performance and whether the recommendations are relevant and applicable in the work place.
Managing Staff Outcome Statement: To lead the Internal Audit unit in a manner that empowers them to deliver excellent customer service and high standards:
  • Communicating to the Internal Audit unit a clear and exciting vision for the work of PPDA and for the role of the department in advising /supporting the organisation
  • Ensuring that each member of the team fully understands the outcomes that are expected of them and that they are aware of best practise in Internal Audit; ensuring that they behave in a way which will maintain good relationships with Management, Audit and Risk Committee, the Board and the PPDA staff
  • Ensuring that work is planned and organised in a way which will meet the needs of PPDA in the most cost effective manner possible; ensuring that team members are given appropriate workloads and are working efficiently
  • Supporting team members to enable them to give of their best e.g. by encouraging and praising good performance, coaching, assisting staff to prevent or resolve problems, providing resources, tools and equipment
  • Monitoring and reviewing performance and, in particular, holding staff accountable for meeting standards of excellence and delivering any improvement goals which have been identified; taking decisive action in the case of poor performance
  • Ensuring that staff are adequately trained and developed for their roles e.g. by analysing staff training needs, organising the delivery of training or coaching, coordinating the sharing of experience.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold an Honours degree in B.Com (Accounting), Business Administration or other business related field.
  • Masters in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related fields
  • Full professional qualification in ACCA, CPA,CIA or related field
  • Membership to ACCA/ ICPAU/IIA
  • Job related experience and knowledge:
  • 5 years’ experience in an auditing role in the public sector with at least 3 years managing and leading a functional team at senior level
  • Knowledge and experience with international accounting and auditing standards including IPSAS
  • Good understanding of Uganda Tax Laws
  • Ability to work with accounting software
  • MS Office

  • Auditing         
  • Thoroughness/ Concern for Excellence
  • Coaching       
  • Result Orientation
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Information Handling and Filing    
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Information Technology/ Computer Skills 
  • Personal Integrity
  • Planning and Organising Work       
  • Development Orientation
  • Presentation (large groups) 
  • Team Management / Performance
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making       
  • Management
  • Report Writing /Document Presentation
  • Reliability
  • Research/ Knowledge Management          
  • Relationship Management  
  • Analytical Skills         
  • Capacity Building / Learning Design and Delivery           

How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates should download the PPDA application form fill it, Click Here and send it together with copies of academic certificates, national ID, detailed curriculum vitae showing experience and positions held to recruitment@ppda.go.ug. All files should be sent in PDF.

Deadline: Friday 15th February 2019 by 5.00 p.m.

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2 Fresh Graduates - Accountants - KK Group of Companies

Organization: KK Group of Companies
Duty Station: Kampala and Arua, Uganda
About US:
KK Group Of Companies has been in operation for over 20 years with diversified business interests in Logistics & Supply Chain, Real Estate, Hospitality, Education and Import/ Export. It boasts of over 600 strong team members and a visionary management. It currently operates in diverse sectors in South Sudan, DR. Congo, Central Africa Republic, Uganda and other East African countries.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Professional qualifications i.e. ACCA or CPA will be ideal.
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office and Tally is a must.
  • Experience in working in a hotel will be an added advantage.
  • Our ideal candidate should be self-motivated, self-starter with leadership and peoples skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative is desirable.
  • He/She should be a team player with good communication skills both verbal and oral.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs with copies of certificates and testimonials to grouphr@kkt.co.ug  Stating your career progression, current salary and expected salary.

Deadline: 19th February 2019.

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Head of Finance and Strategy - EBO SACCO (U) Ltd

Job Title:      Head of Finance and Strategy
Organisation: EBO SACCO (U) Ltd
Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda

About US:
EBO SACCO (Ebirungi Birugo'mututu) is a registered savings and credit cooperation society. We are the best financial provider in Western Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Daily supervision of the Finance functions and ensures timely and accurate reporting of all financial records and interpretation to management and board.
  • Support the Top Management in Finance, Strategy and related functions of the Sacco.
  • Provide support in meeting the business revenue targets, minimize costs and maximize profitability through timely and accurate performance reports.
  • Submission of returns to the regulatory bodies.
  • Be responsible for the preparation of annual budget under the guidance and supervision of Top Management of the Sacco.
  • Supervise continuous review of the Bank’s strategy and budget against performance and also benchmarking to align to market changes within local and international markets. .
  • Continuously provide cost effective solutions that benefit the Sacco and enhance value for money.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration and any other related field.
  • Must be a CPA holder.
  • At least three years of experience in Finance Management in a Financial Institution preferably a regulated MDI.
  • Must have a good understanding of International Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Experience in a Senior Management role is an added advantage.
  • A proven and extensive track record gained within Financial Management from a Financial Institution.

How to Apply:
All candidates should submit their applications in person not later than 20th February 2019 close of business. Only the shortlisted shall be contacted. P. O. Box 384, Mbarara. Email: ebosacco2yltd@yahoo.com

Deadline: 20th February 2019

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Compliance Manager - BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd

Job Title:         Compliance Manager       
Organisation: BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

About US:
BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd is the largest Microfinance operating in Uganda covering several districts through 149 networked branches targeting Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs of Uganda. BRAC boasts of promoting financial inclusion by extending financial services to the un-served and underserved, now with over 212,000 borrowing clients, over 155Bn loan book with 98% recovery rate, operationally and financially self sustaining.

Job Summary:  The Compliance Manager will mainly analyze, follow up and ensure implementation of the bank's policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations and to ensure compliance by all staff

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd Compliance Manager must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in economics, banking, business administration, accounting or Law
  • Compliance Manager Certification, Legal practice certification, professional risk management certification, accounting or audit qualification are added advantage .
  • Three years of experience in credit and banking operations
  • Two years in Compliance Management role or related background‘
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates must submit their application letters, Curriculum Vita, all Scanned copies of academic /other supporting documents in one PDF file. In total, there must only be a maximum of 3 attachments and send to hr.bracmfug@brac.net addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Training, BRAC Uganda Microfinance Limited.

Deadline: 15th February 2019

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2 Entry Level Officer Internal Audit - Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supervisor Internal Audit
Job Code: HRM/051/600

About URA:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Officer Internal Audit conducts audits of organizational processes and systems to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management, governance and internal controls. The incumbent will conduct audits in allocated business processes/systems to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management, governance and internal controls.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in identifying auditable areas and drawing a sectional work plan to guide the audit process.
  • Conduct preliminary risk assessment to identify most risky areas and areas of focus
  • Participate in developing audit planning documents to guide the audit process.
  • Conduct tests on processes and systems to assess adequacy of controls in place.
  • Document audit findings and draft audit reports and submit to the line supervisor for review and further administration.
  • Attend and take minutes of the entry, exit and clearance meetings and keep a record of the same for future reference.
  • Conduct stakeholder engagements to enhance relations with partners in order to facilitate the audit process.
  • Take part in identifying key stakeholders and focus areas for the engagement
  • Send invites to stakeholders to attend engagements and organize for appropriate logistics.
  • Capture minutes and key notes during the engagement and keep a record of the same for future reference.
  • Prepare and make presentations during engagements with stakeholders.
  • Monitor and follow up agreed actions with clients to confirm their implementation.
  • Remind action owners on agreed actions and obtain feedback.
  • Physically verify and obtain evidence of implementation of agreed action.
  • Make recommendations on the status of audit issues
  • Prepare a verification report and submit to the Supervisor for review.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Internal Audit job opportunities should hold Bachelor’s degrees in Commerce, Business Administration, or a business related course or Professional Qualification.
  • Full or partial professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • A minimum of one (1) year working experience in Audit or Accounting function in a reputable organization.
  • Exposure to the audit of information systems is an added advantage
  • International Professional Practices Framework(IPPF).
  • The Internal Audit Manual and Charter.
  • Good communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability to analyze big volumes of data and pay attention to details
  • Problem analysis and solving skills.
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Possession of an impeccable record of integrity
  • Ability to exercise flexibility and resilience under different working conditions

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.

Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the courts of law.

Deadline: 5th March 2019 at 11:59pm

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