DEADLINE: 27/05/2024

INTERNAL AUDITOR & INTERNAL AUDIT ASSISTANT (Head Office)

Full-time

Serving over 20,000 clients in 12 districts of the Mid-Western and Central region(s) of Uganda, ENCOT Microfinance
Limited (ENCOT) is a social impact, fast growing and innovative MFI operating a network of SIX Branches in Hoima,
Masindi, Kigumba, Kagadi, Nakasongola, Kawempe, Luweero, Bweyale, Katikara and Karuguuza. ENCOT’s mission is
to provide inclusive financial services to micro and small enterprise communities in Uganda.
ENCOT is seeking to recruit dynamic, self-motivated and result oriented professionals to urgently fill the following
positions;
1. INTERNAL AUDITOR – Head Office
Reporting to the Board Audit Committee, the Internal Auditor performs professional internal auditing work which
involves managing or conducting performance, operational, financial, IT and compliance audit assignments across
the organization. He or she ensures that the organization’s audit plan is executed; he/she provides consulting services
to management and staff. He or she provides leadership to development of the annual internal audit plan, all with
emphasis on a risk-based approach designed to assist the board and management in the attainment of their
objectives. He or She maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards and ensures internal audit
activities are carried out in compliance with The IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal
Auditing.

Ideal profile:
1. Degree in at least one of the following fields is a MUST: Business, Finance, Accounting, Audit, and any other
related field.
2. Chattered training in Auditing, Accounting, and Compliance Management such as IAA, CIA, ACCA, and CPA
is a distinct advantage.
3. A minimum of THREE (3) years’ Finance/Accounting and/or Audit/Risk management experience.
4. Exposure to best-practice financial management in a financial institution or an audit firm is an asset.
5. Proficiency in MS Office suite, good understanding of IT and its role in modern management.
Core Capabilities:
1. Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing principles and practices, and management
principles and preferred business practices.
2. Good knowledge of the Standards and Code of Ethics.
3. Some Knowledge of contemporary risk management and control techniques and working
knowledge of contemporary control frameworks.
4. Some Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices,
including but not limited to applicable reporting, disclosure, financial reporting and accounting
principles and practices.
5. Skill in collecting and analyzing data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical
conclusions.
6. Good skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure
while meeting multiple deadlines
2. INTERNAL AUDIT ASSISTANT – Head Office
The purpose of this position is to assist the Internal Auditor to conduct audits and ensure that all company systems,
policies and procedures are being observed and applied and make recommendations for improvement. The Internal
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Audit Assistant will assist the Internal Auditor in the effective management and development of the audit
department.
Key Result Areas:
✓ To assist the Internal Auditor with establishing the objectives, scope and methodology of audits and
developing audit programs.
✓ To help in the execution of internal audits as per the approved annual audit in a professional manner and in
accordance with current professional auditing standards.
✓ To conduct risk analyses to develop the nature, timing and extent of audit procedures for the audits.
✓ To assist in reviewing & evaluation of the overall accounting and operational internal controls for both
computerized systems and non-computerized processes to their adequacy and effectiveness.
✓ To help in investigating and reporting on compliance breaches, identifying and documenting agreed upon
remedial actions.
✓ To create working papers to document the audit work performed, collect, analyze and document
information which supports internal audit results.
Minimum Qualifications:
✓ Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance & Accounting, Administration, Audit and
any other related field.
✓ Professional certification in accounting and/or Auditing such as CIA, ACCA or CPA is an added advantage.
✓ At least one (1) year working experience in Finance/Accounting and/or Audit/Risk management.
Core Capabilities:
✓ Exposure to best practice financial management in a financial institution or an audit firm.

Proficiency in MS office suite and good understanding of IT and its role in modern management

Knowledge of current accounting and auditing standards, procedures and requirements.

Analytical skills.

To apply for any of the above positions Click Here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDjz8kzC9G-y6x_d19BhKtcwHfy2wd2Dk0B_Ib9Tpbf9s9sQ/viewform to fill in the Job Application Form. Deadline for receiving applications is Monday 27th May, 2024.
Address to;
The Head of Human Resources
ENCOT Microfinance Limited
Plot 88, Port Road
P.O. Box 389, Masindi
Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted & ENCOT does NOT solicit for funds from job
applicants

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