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Audit Assistant Job at Insurance Training College

JOB TITLE: Audit Assistant
REPORTS TO: Manager Internal Audit
LOCATION: Head Office, Kampala Uganda

To review and identify areas for improvements in the effectiveness of Risk Management, Internal Controls and Governance Processes within the Business.

1. Engagement Planning
· Contributes to/develops risk-based audit plans to provide assurance on the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes.
2. Performing
· Executes assigned audit tests as per the approved audit plan to address the test objectives
· Examines documentation, including reports, statements, records, and memos to gather information to add value to the business
· Documents and prepares clear, concise and timely audit working papers to record audit results in line with the International Internal Auditing Standards for review
· Identifies improvements in risk management, governance and control systems and any other value addition to the business
· . Prepares high quality draft internal audit reports
3. Monitoring
· Follows up on the implementation of agreed management action plans / audit recommendations.
4. Quality Assurance
· Performs the administrative duties required of the department.
· Keeps up to date on changes in the profession, industry and regulations to provide useful insight and foresight to the business
5. Special Audit Investigations and other consulting assignments
. Performs special investigations and consulting engagements and any other audit related work assigned.

Other duties 
Supports the Manager Internal Audit with other duties related to risk, audit or compliance or any other as may be required from time to time.

• Timely submission of engagement plans for review
• Timely submission of audit working papers for review
• Timely submission of audit reports for review
• Timely follow-up of prior findings
• Quality of results as measured in the performance review
• Department documents and reports timely archived and stored
• New initiatives introduced in the departments

Minimum Qualifications: 
i. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or business-related degree from a recognised institution.
ii. Partial professional qualification in ACCA, CPA,CIA or any other related courses

Minimum Experience:
At least 1 year of relevant working experience in a reputable organization

Competencies And Knowledge:
iii. Excellent audit and accounting skills
iv. Excellent IT audit skills i.e., the use of Computer Aided Audit Tools (CAAT).
v. Excellent analytical skills.
vi. Strategic and creative thinking.
vii. Knowledge of the IPPF standards.
viii. Strong Interviewing skills
ix. Highly organized and of high integrity

x. Always acts in a professional and ethical manner including observing the confidential nature of Internal audit’s work.
xi. Highly organized with strong planning skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and deliver assigned audits in line with the audit plan and or other time constraints.
xii. Ability to multitask and manage various engagements and conflicting demands.
xiii. Strong values, integrity, and ethics.
xiv. Excellent oral and written and communication Skills
xv. Teamwork.
xvi. Excellent interpersonal skills.
xvii. Creative thinking.
xviii. Excellent communication skill

Applications enclosing photocopies of Academic certificates, CVs and three professional referees should be sent/delivered to the address below not later that 30th June 2023, 4:00pm.

(The Principal, The Insurance Training College, Block A Victoria Office Park, Plot 6/9, Okot Close P. O. Box 4184, Kampala. Tel: +256 417 333 500, Email:, Website:


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