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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Internal Auditor Job at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Internal Auditor [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Engineering Services , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at: Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited

Deadline of this Job:
8th November 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, October 28, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
The Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below voltage i electricity distribution network and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company monitors Umeme Ltd's investment, generation, and distribution of power in eight territories covering over 67 Districts, operation of the pole plant at Lugogo, and execution of some rural electrification schemes on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. The Company is seeking to recruit qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandans for the following roles: .

Job Purpose:
• To direct the Internal audit function and advise the Board of Directors on risky areas of DOMC and add value by managing Compliance adherence to the set Company Policies and Standards.
• Coordinate the processes that ensure compliance with organization’s operational and accounting policies in line with the UEDCL strategy and standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA).
Accountabilities:
• Execute the general internal audit plans based on a structure risk assessment of the organization’s activities in line with the Audit manual.
• Coordinate the processes that ensure compliance with organization’s operational and accounting policies in line with the UEDCL strategy and standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA),
• Handle special requests by the Principal Internal Auditor into various special financial and operational investigations in line with UEDCL policies and procedures.
• Prepare a work methodology and conduct audit of Umeme asset investments in line with the Lease and Assignment agreement.
• Conduct value for money audits and advise management how to efficiently, effectively and economically use the available scarce resources.
• Monitor internal control check lists for all heads of sections to keep them abreast with adherence to controls and company policies as they execute their day to day activities.
• Advice management on the formulation of risk management strategies and policies and all operations areas of the organization with a view of ensuring all management policies adequately mitigate the risks identified
• Review office financial systems and report on compliance with the UEDCL Financial Policies and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and practices.
• Provide summaries of audit results and trends to management regularly and in subsequent audits determine that audit recommendations have been tracked and implemented by management.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Technical requirements/experience/qualifications
• A Bachelor’s degree in commerce (BCOM), Business Administration(BBA), Bachelor of Arts in Economics, BA (ECON) or its equivalent from a recognized university. A Master of Business Administration degree or Master of Science degree in Finance or Accounting is an added advantage
• MUST have at least stage2 of professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA or other internationally recognized accounting qualifications.
• Post graduate qualification or Computer Systems Audit Certification would be an added advantage
• Membership to the Institute of Internal Auditors is an added advantage.
• Experience of not less than 3 years in the Audit practice in a recognized organization
• Excellent written communication skills and ability to work amidst tight deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal with situations of potential conflict and a high level of integrity and leadership skills.
• Computer literacy with excellent working knowledge of computerized accounting systems, especially Sun System is essential.

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
All interested candidates who wish to join UEDCL in the aforementioned capacities are encouraged to visit our website at http://www.uedcl.co.ug : select "Careers" to view the job details and follow the application instructions. After reviewing the job detail, candidates uploads should not exceed IMB. Please note that the deadline for receiving applications is Friday 8 November 2019 at 5:00 pm.

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