DPF Internal Audit Officer Jobs in Uganda

DPF Internal Audit Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • Support the Internal Audit function in ensuring strict adherence to the Fund’s internal policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory obligations.

  • This involves among others identifying risks associated with business objectives and evaluating the controls in place to mitigate those risks.


  • Participate in implementation of the internal audit framework.

  • Identify, develop and document audit issues and recommendations.

  • Coordinate and liaise with external auditors to ensure the audit processes are efficient and effective.


  • Participates in audit exercises and determines scope of investigation required.

  • Sensitizes staff in the application and adherence to internal controls, risk management, compliance and governance principles.

  • Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations and management policies.

  • Inspects account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions.

  • Tracks corrective actions taken following audit recommendations.

  • Maintains back-ups of all internal audit materials for easy retrieval and reference.

  • Examines and evaluates financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.

  • Inspects cash on hand, notes receivable and payable, negotiable securities, and canceled checks to confirm records are accurate.

  • Examines whether the organization’s objectives are reflected in its management activities, and whether employees understand the objectives.

  • Audits payroll and personnel records to determine unemployment insurance premiums, workers’ compensation coverage, liabilities, and compliance with tax laws.

  • Examines inventory to verify journal and ledger entries.

  • Conducts physical verification of property, plant and equipment and monitors the disposal of assets.

  • Inspects filing, recording, compiling and transmitting of financial records.

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

    Expected Output

  • Objective reviews of the Fund’s processes.

  • Evaluations risk management procedures.

  • Compliance with relevant laws and statutes.

  • Recommendations on how to improve internal controls and governance processes.


    Technical Competencies

  • Auditing and/or accounting.

  • Research and report writing.

  • Risk assessment.

  • Fraud detection.

    Behavioral Competencies

  • Accountability and
    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 accomplishment of its goals.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • A first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related numerate discipline, from an accredited institution, is essential.

  • Relevant professional certification such as ACCA or CPA (U) is desirable.

  • Good understanding of accounting principles and financial statements is desirable.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS office packages is desirable.

  • Prior work experience is not a must.

    How to Apply

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

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