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Friday 26 April 2013

Internal Auditor - Ministry of Water and Environment

Job title: Internal Auditor (2)

Ministry of Water and Environment
Employment type: Short-term/contract
Country: Uganda
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Minimum degree: Bachelors degree
Closing date: May 3, 2013 - 5pm
The Government of the Republic of Uganda with the support of donor partners is committed to the various reform programs within Government institutions with the aim of strengthening internal controls to enhance Government’s ability to minimize risks in the process of service delivery. Within the water sector, the specific strategy involves strengthening the Internal Audit Section with a view of enhancing its effectiveness as an internal control measure.
The Ministry of Water and Environment therefore wishes to recruit two (2) Internal Auditors for the Joint Water and Environment Sector Support Program (JWESSP), and the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP).
Job Title: Internal Auditor (2 positions)
Reports to: Senior Internal Auditor
Terms of employment: Contract
Duties and responsibilities
To examine correctness of financial records and completeness of documentation
To verify receipts, match and undertake on line reconciliation of invoices and Local Purchase Orders for goods and services procured prior to effecting payments.
To review the completion of accountability returns, verify and retire advance ledgers.
To review periodic Bank reconciliations.
To verify payroll change requests and reports to ensure correctness of computations, payments and deductions, certify and follow -up approval and payment to beneficiaries.
Either: An Honours Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting Or
Full professional qualification in Accountancy or equivalent professional qualification awarded by an Institution recognized by IFAC.
A minimum of three (3) years experience as an Accounts Assistant or Senior Accounts Assistant in Government, or an equivalent level of experience in Accounting or Internal Audit function from a reputable organization.
Essential skills and Requirements:
Technical competences
Ability to understand how Internal Audit work is determined and the process of identifying Audit areas, objectives and resources
Ability to use professional skills to carry out audit work assignments to achieve internal audit objective in line with defined audit program.
Ability to communicate results of Audit work to enable improvement in Internal Audit Control and to provide assurance.
Computer literate.
Behavioral competences:
High level of ethics and integrity
Innovative and proactive, enjoys making things happen, does not wait for them to happen
High level of inter-personal, decision- making and problem solving skills.
Excellent verbal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently and with teams to achieve project objectives.
Duration of the Assignment:
Eighteen (18) months contract will be awarded to the successful candidates, commencing immediately on appointment. Possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance.
Location and Remuneration:
The Internal Auditors will be stationed at the Ministry headquarters and Entebbe respectively. An attractive salary will be offered to the successful candidates
Contact/How to apply:
All applications must be accompanied with recant CVs detailing work experience, present position, current remuneration, and professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include contact details (telephone and email) of three (3) referees Applications should be physically delivered to the address below not later than 5.00 pm Friday 3rd May, 2013. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Water and Environment, Old Portbell Road, Luzira. Attn: Head Human Resource Management.