Job Title: Internal Auditor (Fresher Jobs)

Organization: Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Internal Auditor

About Us: The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority manages retirement plans for Uganda’s public workforce, ensuring the responsible management of pension trust funds. Our primary mandates include regulating retirement benefits schemes, supervising institutions offering retirement benefits products and services, protecting the interests of scheme members and beneficiaries, and promoting the development of the retirement benefits sector.

Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will contribute to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes by conducting audits in accordance with the Internal Audit Charter.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Implement the annual audit plan.
  2. Conduct operation, financial, and compliance audits, and follow up on recommendations.
  3. Advise on internal controls, risk management, and governance issues.
  4. Review URBRA’s operations for compliance with policies and guidelines.
  5. Evaluate the effectiveness of risk management controls and governance processes.
  6. Review operations for weaknesses in risk policies and guidelines.
  7. Draft internal audit reports and support risk management projects.
  8. Assist in audit report preparation.
  9. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Honors Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Risk Management, or related field OR full professional qualifications in Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK.
  • At least two years of experience in auditing in the public sector.

Competencies:

Technical:

  • Planning and Budgeting
  • Financial Record Keeping
  • Financial Reporting
  • Risk Management and Assurance
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Concern for Quality and Standards
  • Networking

Behavioral:

  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Innovative and Proactive
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Time Management
  • Decision-making and Problem-solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Leadership

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit applications, including an application letter, CV (with names, addresses, and daytime contacts of three referees), and copies of academic certificates by email to recruitment@urbra.go.ug. The documents should be attached to the email as one PDF document. Please use the position name as the subject line.

Alternatively, applications can be hand-delivered to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority
Plot 1, Clement Hill Road, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 7561 Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 19th February 2024 by 5:00pm

Note: Only candidates who follow the instructions and meet the minimum requirements will be contacted.

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