Head of Internal Audit Job – KCB Bank Uganda

Job Title: Head of Internal Audit

Organisation: KCB Bank Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Board Audit Committee

About US:

KCB Bank Uganda which is part of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was established in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings into Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East African circuit in the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch network in the region with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents offering banking services on a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was established in the year 2007 and has grown to become one of Uganda’s top ten commercial banks. Currently KCB Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with 16 ATMs spread on Kampala Road, Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street, Oasis Mall Sixth Street, Arua, Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira, Mbarara and Jinja that offer trade financing, corporate and retail banking services to customers.

Job Summary: Reporting functionally to the Chairman Board Audit Committee, and administratively to the Managing Director, the role holder directs the planning and execution of audits to evaluate company’s internal control infrastructure and reviews internal control supporting operations structures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Audit team to execute projects in conformance with professional standards across KCB Bank Uganda Limited.
  • Prepare and execute annual and long-term risk-based Audit plans to provide appropriate coverage of Internal Audit activities within set budgets and deadlines.
  • Provide Board with independent and objective evaluation of the control environment and evaluate management’s control consciousness.
  • Communicating regularly with Board Audit Committee to discuss the Audit plan status, results of the Audit work, and quarterly reporting.
  • Involvement in Compliance Audits including scope determination, Audit planning memos, issue development and report writing.
  • Conduct appropriate quality assurance reviews to ensure compliance with department documentation standards.
  • Coordinate with appropriate control groups and External Auditors in planning and executing audit work.
  • Teach, coach, develop and mentor team members in all aspects of the audit methodology
  • Support the work of the Board Audit Committee.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelors’ degree from a recognized institution in any business-related field (Economics, Finance, Accounting). A Masters’ degree in relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess professional qualification (ACCA, CPA).
  • At least ten years of experience in the field of Auditing, 3 of which should have been in a leadership position.
  • Extensive knowledge of the financial services dynamics, international standards, and local regulations.
  • Sound knowledge of the business environment and economic dynamics of Uganda and the East African region.
  • Demonstrable strong leadership and interpersonal skills to manage strategy, change, diversity, financial performance, productivity, championing customer focus, and in managing people
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work with all stakeholders while maintaining independence.
  • A high level of business acumen and ability to display orientation to market dynamics and profit orientation.
  • A proven track record in delivering results.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 2nd February 2023

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