UMRA Internal Audit Manager Jobs in Uganda

UMRA Internal Audit Manager Jobs in Uganda

Job Details:

The Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA) is a Government Agency established under The Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders Act 2016 and whose core business is licensing, regulation and supervision of SACCOs, Non-deposit Taking Microfinance Institutions, Self-help Groups and Community based Microfinance Institutions in Uganda.

The UMRA invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following position.

Job Purpose

Responsible for overseeing internal operating controls, processes and practices. Recommend changes and enhancements to existing policies and controls to make sure they are current, adequate, functional and utilized in accordance with established regulations and standards.


  • Develop and implement the audit plan for the Authority.
  • Develops and maintain professional relations with clients and staff.
  • Conduct audits working directly with all internal management levels as well as external clients.
  • Review existing company assets and ensure to maintain and safeguard them.
  • Analyze the integrity and reliability of financial Information
  • Review and record activities and plans defined by management to resolve issues identified by audit findings.
  • Examine records to ensure correct transactions recording and compliance with applicable agreements, laws and policies.
  • Direct planning, organizing and monitoring of internal audit operations.
  • Recommend methods to enhance and improve control procedures.

    Essential Skills

    You need to demonstrate the following characteristics and skills:

  • The ability to use your own initiative
  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • The ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team
  • Strong ethical
    standards and high levels of integrity
  • The ability to think objectively and demonstrate sound judgement
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Resilience under pressure
  • Flexible thinking and ability to adapt to change.

    Required Qualifications
  • Hons Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or its equivalent.
  • Professional Accounting/ Auditing qualification like ACCA, CPA (U).
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or relevant field.
  • At least (6) year’s relevant work experience in a reputable and busy organization, three of which should be at Senior level.

    Job Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree

    Job Experience Requirements:
  • (6) year’s relevant work experience

    How to Apply
  • Deadline for submission of Applications is Monday, 1st July 2019, RwenzoriTowers, Block B Ground Floor
  • Applications together with CVs, copies of academic Certificates and names and contacts of three (3) referees should be addressed and submitted to:
  • The Executive Director,
    Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority
    Plot 6 Nakasero Road
  • Tel: +256 417 799 700
  • Fax: + 256 414 230 163
  • P.O. Box 11545,
  • Kampala Uganda.

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