Urgent: Senior Audit Manager needed at DFCU Bank Uganda

Job Title:  Senior Audit Manager, Credit

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, Credit will be responsible for;

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

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Providing leadership and supervision to the Credit Audit team
  • Performing regular Credit risk assessments
  • Performing Credit audits in accordance with the audit plan
  • Making recommendations and providing advice to management on Credit control improvement and Credit Risk Management
  • Regular review of the organization’s compliance with established laws, regulations, policies and procedures within the credit space
  • Performing Credit related Investigations
  • Upskilling the Credit team

Financial Responsibility:

  • Review and make recommendations on how NPA ratios can be kept at minimum
  • Review and make recommendations on how Credit pricing should be managed to deliver superior financial performance

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Senior Audit Manager, Credit job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/ Business Administration or any other related field
  • Professional certifications in Credit
  • Two years of experience in a senior Credit role
  • Two years’ experience in performing Credit audits or providing Credit risk assurance services
  • Experience in Credit Risk Management
  • Full understanding of Credit Operations, Credit Analysis, Credit Evaluation and Special Assets Management
  • Full understanding of Auditing Concepts and Principles
  • Data analytics skills
  • Good communication skills
  • 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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