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Internal Audit Manager Job Placement – KCB Bank Uganda

Job Title:  Internal Audit Manager

Organisation: KCB Bank Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


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:  The Internal Audit Manager will oversee the operations of the audit function through providing planning, execution and monitoring of independent assurance and advisory services on the effectiveness of the Bank’s framework of risk management, control, and governance processes.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide input to the annual risk-based audit plan/strategy.
  • Conduct audit planning that includes defining engagement scope, developing work programs, allocating resources and agreeing on timelines.
  • Develop appropriate audit tests aimed at addressing identified risks and achieving the desired audit objective to provide assurance that risks are effectively managed or mitigated.
  • Develop scripts for continuous audits.
  • Perform audit procedures to include: identifying, analyzing, evaluating and document sufficient information while observing independent judgement to achieve engagement objectives.
  • Prepare clear and concise audit reports on findings, detected non-compliance with bank policies, procedural guidelines, and regulatory requirements for discussion with management before final reports are issued for corrective action.
  • Conduct follow up of previous engagements in accordance with the annual audit plan.
  • Review statutory/regulatory reports.
  • Preparation of Quarterly Board Audit Committee reports for Head of Audit review and onward presentation to the Board.
  • Deputize the Head of Audit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, IT etc.
  • Professional Qualifications, ACCA, CISA, CIA, CPA or Part Qualification (ACCA).
  • Total minimum number of years’ experience required is 4 years. 2 years in Banking operations, 1 year in accounting and financial experience. 1 year – Fraud investigation, auditing and scripting.
  • Understanding of data analytics.
  • Reporting writing skills.
  • Good Relationship management.
  • Agile and flexible.
  • Able to perform remote audits and technology driven audits. (Ability to think of how to audit outside the traditional auditing methods without leaving key risks unidentified).
  • Excellent planning, organization and problem solving.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to a deadline.
  • Logical mind with meticulous attention to detail
  • Objectivity and sensitivity when dealing with confidential information.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online through the KCB Bank online recruitment portal at the link below.


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Deadline: 6th August 2021


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