Apply for Internal Audit Manager job at National Forestry Authority

Apply for Internal Audit Manager job at National Forestry Authority

Job Title:   Internal Audit Manager

Organisation: National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Audit Committee of the Board /Executive Director

About NFA:

The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to stakeholders in the forest sub-sector.

Job Summary: The NFA Internal Audit Manager will regularly review the systems established to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and or implement an audit policy and plan according to international, national and NFA audit and accounting standards.
  • Ensure that the Executive Director and Board of Directors are aware of activities which should be subjected to internal audit.
  • Intuitively review and appraise the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of internal controls and giving an opinion of findings to the management and audit committee of Board or full Board as the case may be.
  • Appraise the relevancy, reliability and integrity of management, financial and operating data and reports
  • Regularly review the system established to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Review means of safeguarding assets and verifying their existence.
  • Appraise the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which resources are employed.
  • Assess the adequacy of established systems and procedures.
  • Ensure that organizational financial guidelines are followed.
  • Offer a high level advice to other officers on matters of financial management and accountability.
  • Determine audit priorities, work plans, staff allocation and other operational arrangements
  • Carry out special assignments and investigations on behalf of the Board of Directors and Management into any matter affecting priority, interests and operating efficiency of the Authority.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the aforementioned NFA career placement should an honours degree in B.COM (Accounting) or BBA (Accounting) from a reputable University
  • Hold professional qualifications in ACCA, CPA, CIA
  • A minimum of five or more years’ experience working in an audit environment especially in a commercially business oriented environment three (3) of which must be at middle management level
  • Highly computer literate

How to Apply for the job: 

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants education, qualifications, experience, present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below;

Executive Director,

Plot10/20 Spring Road Nakawa

P.O. Box 70863, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: 0312 – 264035/6 or 0414 – 230365/9

Deadline: 9th January 2015

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