Senior Audit Manager with CPA profession needed at DFCU Bank Uganda

Job Title:  Senior Audit Manager, Operations

Organization: DFCU Bank

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Internal Audit

About US:

DFCU bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.

Job Summary:   The Senior Audit Manager, Operations will be responsible for;

  • Providing an independent view of risk management practices within operations
  • Providing assurance to management on the effectiveness of governance and internal control procedures within operations
  • Recommending improvement programs and procedures to the Operations processes
  • Ascertaining the level of compliance with established laws, regulations, policies and procedures within the operations space
  • Offering consultancy services in the areas of Internal Controls, Investigations and other areas of concern within operations

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Providing leadership and supervision to the operations audit team.
  • Performing regular operations risk assessments
  • Performing operations audits in accordance with the audit plan.
  • Making recommendations and provision of advice to management on Operations control improvement and operational risk management
  • Tasked with reviewing the organisation’s compliance with established laws, regulations, policies and procedures within the operations space regularly
  • Performing Operations Related Investigations
  • Upskilling the Operations team

Financial Responsibility:

  • In charge of reviewing and making recommendations on how income leakages can be minimized
  • Reviewing and making recommendations on how product pricing should be managed to deliver superior financial performance

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Senior Audit Manager, Operations job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/ Business Administration or any other related field
  • Professional certifications such as CIA, CPA, ACI, ACCA
  • Two years of experience in a Senior Operations role
  • Two years’ experience in performing operations audits or providing operational risk assurance services
  • Experience in Operational Risk Management
  • Full understanding of Operational Risk Management, Liquidity Risk Management, Market Risk Management, Compliance Risk Management and Reputational Risk Management.
  • Full understanding of Auditing Concepts and Principles
  • Data analytics skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Ethical behaviour

How to Apply:

All candidates who so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level) to: Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 8th August 2018

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