Principal Internal Auditor

at Mountains of the Moon University
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 13, 2022
Category Accounting & Finance
Currency UGX


Salary Scale: M5
Responsible to: Audit Committee of Council
Purpose of the Job: to provide technical support and guidance
on fi nancial performance and quality assurance services in
systems of internal control, risk management, and governance
processes in the University.
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
a) To develop, implement and provide oversight of internal audit
quality assurance strategy, plans, and approaches.
b) To evaluate University quality assurance procedures and
processes and ensure compliance.
c) To examine fi nancial transactions for accuracy and compliance
with institutional policies, applicable laws, and regulations;
d) To evaluate fi nancial and operational procedures to ensure
adequate internal controls.
e) To identify, assess and evaluate the University risk areas, and
make appropriate recommendations for improved internal
controls and accounting procedures.
f) To assist members of the University management in the
effective discharge of their responsibilities by furnishing
them with analyses, recommendations, counsel, and relevant
g) To utilize the Internal Audit resources to maximize the
effi ciency and effectiveness of the Internal Audit activities and
h) To maintain appropriate auditing standards.
i) To supervise and appraises staff in the Internal Audit Unit.
j) To provide overall leadership to the Internal Audit Unit.
k) To represent the Internal Audit Unit in strategic fora within the
University and beyond.
l) To be responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of the
internal controls and risk management processes.
m) To serve as a Secretary to the Audit Committee of the Council
Required Qualifi cations and experience
a) Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent.
b) A full professional qualifi cation such as CPA or ACCA, or CIA
c) A member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
d) Eight (8) years of experience in internal and external auditing,
four (4) of which should have been at a senior level in a
reputable organization.
Required Competences
a) Computer Literacy.
b) Good interpersonal and communication skills.
c) High level of integrity
Qualifi ed candidates must submit Five Copies of each of the
following: -
a. Application letter.
b. A detailed up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
c. Certifi ed Copies of the relevant academic/professional
transcripts and certifi cates
d. Valid National Identity Card
e. Names and Addresses of three referees
f. The physical address, telephone contact, and email address
g. Any other relevant documentation to support the application
A hard copy of the application clearly indicating the position
applied for on the top right corner of the envelope addressed
and delivered to: -
The Secretary,
MMU Taskforce (Under the Schedule of the
University Secretary)
Plot 10 & 11 Lake Saaka Campus,
Block C, Room 03
P. O. Box 837, Fort-Portal, Uganda
Tel: +256 483 660 390
The deadline for receiving the application is by 4:00 p.m,
on 30TH MAY 2022.

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