1 month ago

Job Summary

The Internal Auditor’s responsibility is to add value and improve the company’s operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and sound judgment.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Reporting to: Internal Audit Manager 

8:00 - 17:30, Monday- Friday and beyond as needed 

Location: Uganda 


Company Introduction  

Our client is a market leader in unsecured working capital solutions with a significant presence across multiple African countries. They empower micro and small businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa to grow and succeed by providing instant access to credit that unlocks business growth. Their products blend business credit with financial education to maximize the credit’s impact on business owners, and all are managed and delivered through our proprietary core banking platform.  


Company Purpose: To Unlock Human Potential for Good 

Company Mission: To Grow Business with Capital and Knowledge Company Vision: The first choice for MSME growth in Africa 


Purpose of the position  

Perform the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over  operations' effectiveness, financial reliability, and compliance with all applicable directives  and regulations 


Job brief 

The Internal Auditor’s responsibility is to add value and improve the company’s operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and sound judgment. 


Responsibilities & Duties 

  • Undertaking specific audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports. 
  • Carry out audits and investigations. 
  • Assist in quarterly reviews of the accounting, internal controls, and financial systems. ∙ Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to the team leader. ∙ Review all the policies and other statutory requirements to ensure compliance with the laid down internal controls. 
  • Review operations and program activities to ensure they are consistent with established objectives and goals. 
  • Check on the soundness of accounting procedures and the reliability of financial records and reports. 
  • Conduct audit reviews of policy and compliance to standards/regulatory requirements. 
  • ∙Adherence to statutory and reporting requirements.
  • Guarantee complete confidentiality of records and information obtained during the course of audit jobs. 
  • Audit the utilization of funds disbursed to customers. 
  • ∙Ensure safe custody of all Audit Documentation. 


Requirements & Competences 

  • Bachelor's degree in Audit, Accounting, Finance, or related field. 
  • Professional audit certifications (ACCA/CPA/CIA) are finalized or in an advanced stage of the certification process. 
  • Must have at least two years prior working experience in a reputable audit firm,  with a bias towards auditing financial services clients. 
  • Ability to work in a new and dynamic environment, where there may not be exciting solutions to current or new challenges.  
  • Up-to-date knowledge of and adherence to audit industry practices – such as the  Institute of Internal Auditors guidelines, Standards for the Professional Practice of  Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics . 
  • Good time management and research 
  • Exposure to various accounting systems. 
  • Perform all assigned audit duties in a manner that reflects the highest professional  standards 


Personal Attributes 

  • Self-starter, problem solver, and able to work under minimal supervision. 
  • Integrity. 
  • Excellent writing, presentation, analytical, interpersonal, time management,  research, and communications skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with business partners. 
  • Relationships


With Purpose

1. Internal Audit Manager 

Direct line manager, who will offer ongoing support and supervision.

2. Departmental heads and  

unit/satellite management

Stakeholder management during audit review assignments.


How to Apply:

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