Jobs – Information Systems Auditor at KCB Bank

Job Title: Information Systems Auditor

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: The Information Systems Auditor will provide objective and independent assurance to management that the Information systems In place are appropriate, well utilized, reliable and secure while giving commensurate recommendations on areas of improvement. The incumbent will be part of the Audit Team in performing Information Systems audits, both technical and end-user across KCBU in line with Internal Audit Methodology, processes, procedures and timeframes.

Giving an assurance that access to electronically stored corporate information is adequately protected and managed appropriate to the risks.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and analyze level of threat and potential risk to the organization’s IS assets.
  • Routinely test adequacy and effectiveness of systems control measures.
  • Recommend corrective measures to be undertaken in areas of weaknesses,
  • Make maximum use of Computer Assisted Audit Tools e.g. ACL by automation tool for use by the entire Audit department.
  • Performance of special Audits as and when called upon.
  • Develop and maintain the skills, knowledge and expertise to make valuable contribution to the internal Audit team.
  • Be part of the Automated Audit Systems Processes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should hold a University degree in information Systems or Computer Science.
  • Possession of an MSC or other relevant Postgraduate Qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Professional certification In IT Audit, Risk and Security e.g. CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP.
  • A minimum of two years’ working experience in a management role in IT or IT Audit.
  • Good working knowledge in risk assessment & control concepts /methodologies.
  • Knowledge in audit tools & techniques (ACL & TeamMate), including process mapping, control identification & analysis and design of audit tests.
  • Business process & control knowledge.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability capacity.
  • Excellent Business and Financial Analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, including report writing.
  • Effective planning, organizing and problem solving skills.
  • Strong management and administrative skills.
  • High personal initiative and self-drive.

How to apply for the job:

All candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs, academic credentials, e-mail and telephone contacts, to: The Head of Human Resources, KCB Bank (U) Ltd, 8th Floor Commercial Plaza, 7 Kampala Road. P.O. Box 7399 Kampala, Uganda; you may also apply by email to;

Deadline: 1st August, 2014

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