Senior Internal Auditor jobs at Roofings Limited

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor

Roofings Limited is part of the Roofings Group, a number one quality steel manufacturer that supplies over 350,000 metric tons per annum, to both local and export markets within the region. Our offices are situated about 6 km outside Kampala city centre in Lubowa, along Entebbe road.

Job Summary: The Senior Internal Auditor will support the Audit Manager in the management of the department and in the effective discharge of responsibilities by furnishing him with objective appraisal and recommendations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support and supervise internal auditors in performing their duties and responsibilities.
  • Prepare and implement audit programs to ensure adequate audit coverage, minimize duplicate audit efforts, and achieve value for money in line with the Annual Audit plan.
  • Furnish the supervisor on a daily basis with reports on key issues that came to the attention of the Function.
  • Intuitively review the means of safeguarding assets and verify the existence of such assets.
  • Establish and maintain a quality assurance program to evaluate internal audit operations and performance.
  • Support the supervisor in reviewing the soundness and application of all systems, procedures and plans, including internal controls and their compliance to good utility management practices.
  • Assist in the investigation of significant suspected fraud and report the results to the supervisor.
  • Actively participate in sensitive disciplinary proceedings when called upon
  • Study and introduce new systems for better control and improvement
  • Support and assist in matters related to ISO, Procedures and implementation
  • Work closely with the supervisor; Identify, evaluate existing and potential risks facing the company and suggest internal controls, policies and procedures to manage them.
  • Document audit working papers, audit evidence and information gathered during audit execution.
  • Perform any other assignment as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor in line with relevant procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should hold Full professional ACCA, CPA, CIMA or other internationally recognized professional accounting qualification.
  • Past experience in IMS audits
  • Professional membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors/ICPA (U).
  • A minimum of three or more years post certification experience 2 of which have to be at a senior management level in a large, reputable organization in audit.
  • Possess the ability to supervise a team
  • Good numerical ability
  • Attention to detail/accuracy
  • High degree 0f integrity
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Possess the ability to work in a team
  • Taking initiative – be proactive rather than reactive
  • Ability to communicate well  and influence others i.e. clear and effective written and oral communications, exercising tact and diplomacy when dealing with auditees/ colleagues throughout the audit;
  • Ability to negotiate skillfully to effect a positive outcome and project audit function positively at all times;
  • Sensitivity to cultural factors in communication and listening to others and being responsive to their comments
How to Apply for the job: 

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications accompanied by relevant academic testimonials, curriculum vitae, with names and contact details of three (3) referees can be forwarded online to or hand delivered to the address below:

Human Resources manager

Roofings Limited,

Plot 126 Lubowa Estate Entebbe,

P.O. Box 7169 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 31st October, 2014

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