Internal Auditor Job at Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Ltd

Job Title: Principal Internal Auditor

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL)

Job Description

Reports to: Board of Directors

Key Results Areas:
1. Develop the general internal audit plan based on a structure risk assessment of the organization’s activities in line with the Audit manual.
2. Coordinate the processes that ensure compliance with organization’s operational and accounting policies in line with the UEDCL strategy and standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA),
3. Handle special requests by the Managing Director into various special financial and operational investigations in line with UEDCL policies and procedures.
4. Prepare a work methodology and conduct audit of Umeme asset investments in line with the Lease and Assignment agreement.
5. Conduct value for money audits and advise management how to efficiently, effectively and economically use the available scarce resources.
6. Design internal control check lists for all heads of sections to keep them abreast with adherence to controls and company policies as they execute their day to day activities.
7. Advice management on the formulation of risk management strategies and policies and all
operations areas of the organization with a view of ensuring all management policies adequately mitigate the risks identified
8. Review office financial systems and report on compliance with the UEDCL Financial Policies and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and practices.
9. Provide summaries of audit results and trends to management regularly and in subsequent audits determine that audit recommendations have been tracked and implemented by management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A Bachelors degree in commerce ( BCOM), Business Administration(BBA), Bachelor of Arts in Economics, BA ( ECON) or it’s equivalent from a recognized university. A Master of Business Administration degree or Master of Science degree in Finance or Accounting is an added advantage
• Full accounting qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA or other internationally recognized accounting qualifications.
• Post graduate qualification or Computer Systems Audit Certification would be an added advantage
• Membership to the Institute of Internal Auditors is an added advantage.
• Experience of not less than 5 years in the Audit practice in a recognized organization
• Excellent written communication skills and ability to work amidst tight dead lines.
How to Apply

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda under the Companies act. UEDCL owns the 33KV and below voltage Electricity distribution network and all the operational assets associated with the business currently leased to Umeme Ltd. The company monitors Umeme Ltd investment, generation and distribution of thermal power in the districts of Moroto, Moyo, Adjumani and Kalangala, Operates the pole plant at Lugogo and executes some rural electrification schemes and projects on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
The Company is seeking to recruit a qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandan

How to apply:
Please send an application letter, CV, copies of academic / professional certificates and at least three professional references in a sealed envelope to:
The Head, Human Resources and Administration,
Uganda Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd, Plot 37, UEDCL TOWER,
P.O. Box 7390, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 24th January 2013


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