Internal Auditor (1 Position)

dfcu Bank is a fast-growing Bank in Uganda offering a wide range of financial solutions to its chosen market segments. We are seeking to recruit for the role of Internal Auditor in our Audit Department to support our expansion strategy.

REPORTING TO: Audit Manager

JOB PURPOSE: Reporting to the Audit Manager, the role holder will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Bank’s operations and performance.

LOCATION: Kampala

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Participate in the planning (either individually or as part of team) of auditable areas including risk assessment and drawing up of audit programs so as to identify areas of great concern and focus of audit resources.
  • Contribute to the development of the Internal Audit Plan.
  • Contribute towards team goals and objectives. Provide formal performance feedback to peers.
  • Conduct audits either individually or as part of a team so as to give the assurance as to the effectiveness of controls and other risk mitigating measures.
  • Identify and analyse causes of poor control performance and develop appropriate recommendations.
  • Report engagement observation and make the necessary recommendations for improving controls and operational efficiency.
  • Maintain audit files to ensure that audit findings are well supported.
  • Prepare audit working papers to ensure that sufficient and reliable evidence has been gathered as a basis for reporting.
  • Draft reports in connection with working papers to ensure full and complete reporting in a professional manner prior to approval by the Audit Manager.
  • Identify and analyse causes of poor control performance and make suitable recommendations for improving management controls to ensure the achievement of Bank strategic objectives.
  • Follow up on implementation of Internal Audit recomendations.

 QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE and COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/ Business Administration or any other related field.
  • Professional certifications such as CIA, CPA, CISA, ACCA.
  • 3 years’ audit/internal control experience in a bank or consultancy firm as a member of financial services audit teams.
  • The job requires a good grasp of key risks and controls in most operating areas plus good understanding of key operating policies and procedures.
  • High level of confidentiality and objectivity is expected of the job holder.
  • The job requires high personal & interpersonal skills to deliver quality work.
  • Knowledge of the techniques, tests, and sampling methods involved in conducting audits and the requirements set forth in the standards for the professional practice of internal auditing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Data analytics experience with tools such as ACL, IDEA is highly desirable.
  • Ability to collect, analyse and evaluate information and the preparation of written concise reports of work performed plus recommendations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to foster cooperation and support of stakeholders.
  • Possession of flexibility and ability to adapt appropriately to changing requirements and situations.
  • Analytical and possession of an objective and probing mind.
  • Good understanding of bank products, risks, and processes.
  • Excellent attention to details and organizational skills.

 

Application Details:

If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), by close of business on Friday 12th August 2022 to the email address indicated below.

Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300391.

Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.

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