10 Specialist Trainee -Economics/Statistics

Office of the Auditor General (OAG)

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

Government USh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

Conduct Specialized Audits on public sector organizations' processes, procedures and systems to evaluate cost effectiveness, risk management, governance and internal controls, to establish Value For Money and public accountability and responsiveness to service delivery so as to ensure adherence to government policies and procedures, national laws and standards to meet organizational strategic objectives and national governance standards.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Graduate trainee
  • Experience Length:No Experience/Less than 1 year

Job Description/Requirements

Job Grade : OAG-10
Job Reference : ADM/56/136/01 Vol.7 [10/22]

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Conduct Specialized Audits on public sector organizations' processes, procedures and systems to evaluate cost effectiveness, risk management, governance and internal controls, to establish Value For Money and public accountability and responsiveness to service delivery so as to ensure adherence to government policies and procedures, national laws and standards to meet organizational strategic objectives and national governance standards.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Audit Planning and Execution
• Assess and evaluate financial risk, financial reporting and accounting transactions processes, including controls related to public entities.
• Undertake risk assessment, analysis and propose mitigation measures through an understanding of the entity and its environment.
• Participate in the development of audit programs, strategies and approaches for all assigned audits.
• Prepare audit files with all required documentation.
• Prepare lead schedules and compute materialty levels of audited entities.

2. Carry out Audit Verifications
• Obtain sufficient and reliable information through inspection, observation, inquiries, and confirmation to provide a reasonable basis for an opinion regarding the activity or organisation under examination.
• Perform audit tests on the various components like expenditure, procurement, and
• revenue flows from government projects and programs in the respective field of audit.
• Assist in the development of verification schedules with the audited institutions.
• Carry out audit verifications and draft verification reports.

3. Prepare Audit reports

• Prepare the draft audit findings and respective proposed corrective and preventative actions for audits carried out.
• Prepare draft management letters that meet the requirements of the OAG and International Standards.

4. Participate in Entry and Exit Meetings
• Attend entry and exit meetings for audit investigations.
• Document management responses, resolutions and minutes from entry and exit meetings.

5. Participate in Office Activities
• Participate in the internal risk assessments process in the organisation.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:
• Audit evidence files.
• Timely draft management letters.
• Draft verification reports.
• Minutes of entry and exit meetings.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
Qualifications:

Applicants should be Ugandans aged 30 years and below, holding a Bachelor's (Hons) degree in Economics, Statistics, Economics and Statistics, Quantitative Economics or related field from a recognized University/Institution.

Experience:
Experience is not required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
KNOWLEDGE

• Local legislation and regulatory framework governing the OAG
• Definitions in professional standards, codes, legislation guides and regulations
• The value and benefit of supreme audit institutions - making a difference to the lives of citizens
• Principles of transparency and accountability

SKILLS
• Digital Literacy skills
• Effective Communication skills
• Linguistic Analytical Ability

ATTRIBUTES:
• Integrity
• Independent
• Professional
• Problem Solving Analytical Ability
• Energetic
• Logical Analytical Ability
• Perseverance
• Confidentiality
• Team Player

How to apply.
Applications must be accompanied by:
• Detailed typed curriculum vitae which clearly supports the competencies required above. Copies of academic qualifications, professional training certificates and proof of employment history.
Names of three (3) referees and their contacts.
• A recent passport size photograph attached to the application form.

Applications must be made in triplicate and submitted on OAG application form, which
can be obtained from the OAG Website.
Applications received shall be acknowledged by the Office.
The deadline for receiving applications is 19th December, 2022 at 5:00pm. Late submission shall not be considered.
Applications must be addressed to:
The Auditor General
Office of the Auditor General
Audit House, Plot 2C, Apollo Kaggwa Road
P. O. Box 7083,
KAMPALA
John F.S. Muwanga AUDITOR GENERAL

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