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Thursday, 13 March 2014

Senior Internal Auditor - Uganda Industrial Research Institute

Vacancy: Senior Internal Auditor
Recruiting Company: Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About UIRI:
Uganda Industrial Research Institute is Uganda Government's lead agency for industrialization, established by an Act of Parliament of Uganda under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade Industry and cooperatives (MTIC). It is the country's main vehicle for implementing strategies and measures aimed at transforming industry in Uganda.

Develop an Internal Audit Charter for UIRI
Develop an annual audit plan and work schedule for UIRI which will provide a thorough review of the institutes’ operation.
Carry out on going views of internal procedures with recommendations to the Executive Director.
Keenly examine and evaluate system record and operating procedures, verify compliance with established plans, policies, procedures and control systems.
Assure compliance with regulatory and statutory conditions and ensure adherence to generally acceptable accounting and auditing principles and report inconsistence to the Executive director.
Review financial support received and credible service granted and review benefit payment for completeness of information, appropriateness, accuracy and timeliness.

Verify accuracy of data and financial information against work plans and budgets.
Develop and obtain proper approval for goals, audit work schedules, staffing plans, training plans, project plans and financial budgets for the Department.
Conduct schedules and special audits and make recommendations for improvements in the UIRI institute.
Prepare quarterly audit reports.
Advise on financial control systems to adopt for the entire UIRI.
Discuss key audit findings and recommendations with respective departments.
Stay abreast on latest trends in accounting and auditing.
Maintain a proper audit record filling and documentation system.
Maintain and promote the positive image of the institute.

The prospective UIRI employee should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics or Commerce, ACCA qualification is an added advantage.
Additional professional CIA Certification
A minimum of five years’ experience in internal auditing with reputable institution.
Age: 30 years to 45years

All suitably qualified candidates are required to send their applications including handwritten applications with copies of academic credentials and detailed curriculum vitae indicating telephone, email addresses, contact addresses of referees should be forwarded to the address below;

Executive Director,
Uganda Industrial Research Institute,
Plot 42a Mukabya Road- Nakawa Industrial,
P.O. Box 7086, Kampala –Uganda

Deadline: 21st March 2014.