Apply Now: Internal Audit Officer needed at  UGAFODE Microfinance Limited Kampala

Job Title:        Internal Audit Officer

Organization: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Audit

About US:

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to provide quality microfinance services.

Job Summary:  The Internal Audit Officer will conduct audits to ensure that all company systems, policies and procedure are being observed and applied and make recommendations for improvements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Auditing and Audit Reports;

  • Support the Internal Auditor with establishing the objectives, scope and methodology of the audit and developing an audit program.
  • Perform audit work in a professional manner and in accordance with current professional auditing standards
  • Carry out a risk analysis to develop the nature, timing and extent of audit procedures for the audit.
  • Assist in the reviewing and evaluating of the overall accounting and operational controls and assists in the same for computerised systems.
  • Document the operation and internal control systems in a manner that is sufficient to complete the audit objectives.
  • Perform cash counts, physical inventories or other audit procedures as requested by the internal auditor or as needy to meet the audit objectives.
  • Create working papers to document the audit work performed and support the audit report.
  • Prepare summary memorandums and draft audit reports.
  • Develop audit recommendations to assist in improving operations and internal control systems.
  • Perform follow up procedures to assess the adequacy of the implementation of recommended actions.
  • Communicate the status of work to the internal auditor on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Internal Audit Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a Business-related discipline e.g. Commerce, Business Administration from a reputable university or college
  • Professional qualification e.g. CPA, ACCA
  • A minimum of two years of working experience in an auditing environment.
  • Possess analytical skills
  • Knowledge of current accounting and auditing standards, procedures and requirements
  • Computer literacy in MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, Spreadsheets, Outlook.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines applicable to the organisation.
  • Use professional judgement and skepticism to conduct audit work.

How to Apply:

 Interested persons who meet the above criteria should submit their motivation letters together with an up to date CV to our email only: (please indicate the position you are applying for in the Subject Line ‘’Application for ’Application for Audit Officer”). Applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resources.

Deadline: 10th August 2018

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