DPF Assistant Manager – Internal Audit Jobs in Uganda

DPF Assistant Manager – Internal Audit Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for identifying and assisting in documenting existing internal finance and disclosure controls, implementing and documenting new internal controls, and establishing an internal monitoring function to audit the Fund’s compliance with such internal controls.


  • Conduct performance, operational, financial and compliance internal audit projects and contribute to the successful delivery of the internal audit plan.

  • Develop an Audit Charter for the Fund.

  • Develop the internal audit work plan.

  • Promote a culture of cost-consciousness, self-assessment and adherence to high ethical standards.

  • Develop professionally written policy and procedure proposals that clearly articulate the Fund’s value proposition.


  • Assists in the development of the Fund’s annual audit plan.

  • Manages performance of audit assignments, reviews working papers and audit reports.

  • Edits reports prepared by other auditors.

  • Schedules and plans audits, initiates project planning, assess risk and develops audit direction.

  • Performs preliminary planning and establishes a direction for audits, provides leadership to assigned auditors, manage projects to quality outcomes while meeting established time budget.

  • Performs audit work, including plan preparation, working papers, finding, and associated reports.

  • verifies the accuracy of financial records as they pertain to assets, liabilities, receipts, expenditures, and related transactions.

  • Coordinates and interacts with staff and with external audit and law enforcement agencies, as needed. may be required to testify in court.

  • Consults with and advises Management and staff on operational and administrative issues.

  • Keeps abreast of Fund policies and procedures, current developments in accounting and auditing professions, and changes in laws as applicable.

  • Coordinates and interacts with audit firms performing external audits of the Fund’s financial statements.

  • Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning. develops and implements projects and programs to assist in the accomplishment of established goals.

  • Develops and provides training to Fund departments as requested.

  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned, within your scope of practice.

    Expected Outputs

  • Review plans for the Fund’s business processes.

  • Evaluated efficacy of risk management procedures of the Fund.

  • Protection against fraud and theft of the Fund’s assets.

  • Compliance with relevant laws and statutes.

  • Recommendations on the improvement of internal controls and governance.

  • Presentations to the Executive Management and/or the Board of Directors.


    Technical Competencies

  • Compliance auditing, certification of financial statements.

  • Performance auditing.

  • Internal controls auditing.

  • Assessment of internal control, risks and governance processes

  • Risks assessment for the purpose of auditing.

  • Fraud detection.

  • Organization, planning and control.

  • Project management.

    Behavioral Competencies

  • Accountability and Dependability Takes personal
    responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.

  • Transparency and Integrity Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.

  • Team Spirit and Collaboration Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect

  • Adaptability and Flexibility Adapts to changing needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

  • Self-Management and Thoroughness effectively manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures that work is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.

  • Communication Shares and receives information using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Stress Tolerance and Tact Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging or tense interpersonal situations.

  • Employee Engagement and Enthusiasm Demonstrates commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways that further the accomplish its goals.

  • People Management Leads and engages people to maximize organizational and individual performance through alignment with the Fund’s mission and attainment of strategic and operational goals.

  • Coaching and Mentoring Enables co-workers to grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement. Influences others to be excited and committed to furthering the Fund’s objectives. ability to gain other’s support for ideas, proposals, and solutions.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, banking, economics, statistics, mathematics or related areas, from an accredited institution, is essential.

  • Certified Public Accountant (Uganda) certification and membership is essential.

  • 5+ years relevant professional experience in internal audit or external audit is essential.

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification or any other professional audit related certification is desirable.

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field is desirable.

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is desirable.

  • Demonstrated proficiency of MS office packages is desirable.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DPF Assistant Manager – Internal Audit Jobs in Uganda

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