Manager, Internal Audit Job – Diamond Trust Bank Uganda (DTB)

Job Title:   Manager, Internal Audit

Organisation: Diamond Trust Bank Uganda (DTB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Diamond Trust Bank Uganda is a full-fledged commercial Bank with a network of 40 branches and 36 ATM locations in major Ugandan urban centers and still growing. The bank is also an affiliate of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) which is the economic development arm of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

Job Summary:  The Manager, Internal Audit will mainly plan and lead allocated audit assignments, in conjunction with the Head of Audit, with a view to ensure compliance with bank policies, guidelines, and statutory requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The audit activities involve analyzing risks, recommending process and control improvements, and providing reports summarizing audit activity to relevant stakeholders to ensure appropriate controls are in place to maximize earnings and return on Bank assets within acceptable levels of risk.
  • Participate and contribute in the risk assessment process for target audit areas and document results, as guided by the Head of Audit.
  • Plan, scope, and budget individual audit assignments in consultation with the Head of Audit to ensure completion within agreed schedule, ensuring all risks in the assigned auditable areas are fully addressed.
  • Assess and advise on the internal control systems and risks in all Operational areas of the Bank including review of the suitability and reliability of management information systems.
  • Coordinate audit activities with Risk and Compliance including risk assessment and audit findings tracking and provide input to the management committee.
  • Develop, in liaison with the Head of Audit, appropriate audit tests and evaluation programs aimed at achieving the desired objectives in assigned audit areas.
  • Lead audits of specific target areas identified from the overall risk assessment in consultation with the Head of Audit to ensure quality audit approach, achievement of set audit objectives and completion within agreed schedule.
  • Draft, in concurrence with the Head of Audit, suitable audit reports on key control weaknesses, non-compliance with procedures and management policies and regulatory requirements, among others, on the areas audited.
  • Develop audit work programs for new assignments and improve existing working papers based on changing risks, regulatory environment, and industry.
  • Create work papers to ensure quality and consistent audits.
  • Liaise with departmental heads to ensure audit findings and recommendations are accepted and implemented.
  • Assist in follow up and disposal of cleared audit issues logged from previous audits.
  • Guide/undertake consulting activities, as may be requested, in accordance with professional standards and provide sound advice on policies, procedures, risks and controls.
  • Provide advice and effective challenge to internal stakeholders regarding the implications on control environment on business strategy and operating environment.
  • Undertake to assist in investigation of cases of internal and external fraud, as requested.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should hold a University Degree
  • At least four years of experience of auditing or enterprise risk management in an external audit/ Banking environment.
  • CPA (U)/ ACCA qualifications
  • Other professional qualifications specifically; CISA, CIA, an added advantage.

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications to

NB: DTB is an equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 22nd May 2023.

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