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Senior Internal Auditor Job Vacancy

Senior Internal Auditor

1 Position

Duty Station: Uganda - Tenure up to 3 years

Reporting to: Chief Internal Auditor

Job Purpose: The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for the practical execution of the Department’s mandate of providing independent assurance on the effectiveness of Internal Control, Risk Management and Governance processes in the Bank.

This involves planning for and execution of Internal Audit assignments conducted in line with the Bank’s annual Risk Based Audit Plan, as well as other ad-hoc assignments and investigations, reporting on results arising there from, and monitoring the status of implementation of recommendations raised.

The scope of work includes financial, compliance, value for money, performance effectiveness, forensic and Information Systems audits.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct financial, operational, compliance, value for money and performance audit reviews of various operations, credit projects (including infrastructure projects), functions, Country Offices, and agencies with business or other official connections to the Bank;
  • Investigate allegations and suspicions of fraud and corruption in the Bank to ensure that all the Bank’s activities are conducted to the highest standards of ethical conduct, good practice and transparency.
  • Conduct Information Systems audit reviews of the Bank’s Information Systems environment.
  • Conduct preliminary surveys of activities, departments or functions to determine activities being performed and to develop recommendations as to audit needs;
  • Formulate and recommend audit programmes including scope, techniques, and timetable within time constraints established by the Head of Internal Audit;
  • Execute work programs for each assigned audit project, prepare reports of audit findings, and present audit recommendations.
  • Maintain engagement documentation to record engagement objectives, activities, work done and conclusions reached in line with quality requirements specified by the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA);
  • Serve on audit teams during major Bank projects and co-ordinate work done with other auditors in order to ensure that projects progress according to established plans;
  • Advise the Head of Internal Audit of assignment progress and findings through interim meetings, status reports and upon completion, submit final reports.
  • Assist in the compilation of quarterly reports to the Audit Committee and any other ad-hoc reports as may be required by the Committee or Director General;
  • Facilitate controls /self Assessment workshops and issue targeted control sensitization communication aimed at improving internal controls awareness and contributing to the embedding of a control culture in the Bank; and
  • Carry out any other tasks assigned by Management.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized institution;
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Possession of professional certifications relevant to the job including Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Chartered Accountant (CA/ACA/ACCA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or their equivalents;
  • A minimum of 8 years relevant experience in auditing gained in a professional accounting practice and in the Banking industry. At least 4 years internal audit experience in a bank will be required;
  • Experience in Project finance audit (including infrastructure projects) preferably in a development finance institution; and
  • Experience in Information Systems audit including the audit of controls at Operating system, Network, Database and Application levels in diverse information system environments.

Other Attributes
  • Results orientation
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Project finance audit and forensic investigations 
  • High integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Logical thinking
  • Organisation awareness and commitment.

How to Apply:
If you are a national of one of the EADB member states and your career aspirations match these challenging and exciting roles, please submit your application by email, quoting the position on the subject line and the cover letter.

The cover letter should specify your suitability for the position that you are applying for and the CV should highlight relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a day time phone contact, email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees.

Applications must be received by close of business Wednesday 21 May 2014 and should be addressed to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi,
GPO 00100


Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.


Note that our client reserves the right not to offer or make any appointments or to offer appointments to alternative positions where deemed appropriate.

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