Job vacancy for Internal Audit Assistant at Britania Allied Industries Limited

Job vacancy for Internal Audit Assistant at Britania Allied Industries Limited

Job Title:Internal Audit Assistant

Organisation:Britania Allied Industries Limited

Duty Station:Kampala, Uganda

About Britania:

Britania Products (U) Ltd. was set up in 1992 as a small unit for manufacturing biscuits and bread. A confectionery unit was added to this in 1998. To utilize the abundant natural resources of fruits and vegetables in the country, Britania Foods (U) Ltd., a modern fruit and vegetable processing unit blossomed into existence in mid 1995. In late 2002, Britania Products and Britania Foods merged and a new entity Britania Allied Industries Ltd. was instituted. The Corporate Office and the factory remained in Ntinda Industrial Area in Kampala, a contributory factor being the land owned by the company and available for expansion.

Job Summary: The Internal Audit Assistant will support in managing a sound Internal Control System within Britania that will require proper planning and reporting the results of all internal audits and related assignments with recommendations wherever applicable.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Conducting Internal Control evaluation and risk assessment to identify loopholes and areas requiring management intervention to prevent frauds, embezzlements, misappropriations, misuse and wastage and ensuring that objectives of the organization are achieved economically, efficiently and effectively;
  • Support in the preparation of special reports when asked for by the management on various aspects of financial management, including asset management and security, financial reporting, decision support systems, management Information systems;
  • Actively facilitating in undertaking periodic reviews and annual audit of financial transactions as per the 1 organization requirements.
  • Supporting the finance department in preparation SOPs in critical areas like meeting financial obligations under procurements and the process itself. Specifying internal checks including pre-audit checks, adherence to policies procedures and compliance with rules, laws and regulations to ensure that payments to suppliers and other entities are made by them in accordance with the stipulated guidelines
  • Ensuring that systems exist for generation of accurate and reliable financial and other Information;
  • Prepares, analyzes and reconciles and conducts verification regarding accounts being examined.
  • Performs surprise cash counts on company funds as required
  • Gathers, verifies and analyses monthly sales reports, contracts and other related documents
  • Conducts system review to assess its effectiveness and efficiency and recommends necessary actions to improve deficient conditions
  • Witnesses inventory taking of company’s fixed assets and supplies on quarterly and annual basis.
  • Submits audit observations and recommendations to the supervisor for review and evaluation.
  • Perform any other related tasks that may be assigned by the management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’ Degree in one of these fields: Accounting, Finance, Audit, Economics, Commerce or Business Administration.
  • Past audit experience of between 1-3 years is required
  • A minimum of two or more years’ experience in accounting Skills and competencies:
  • The candidate should have skills and ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommend solutions.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills and should have the ability to work independently.
  • He/ she should have working knowledge of IT systems and Microsoft Office especially Excel.

How to Apply for the job:

All suitably qualified candidates should submit letters of application specifying their field of study together with an updated CV, contact number (s), copies of relevant certificates, names and details of three references to: The Human Resource Manager, Britania Allied Industries Ltd., P.O. Box 7158, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 30th January, 2015

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