Internal Auditor & Risk Manager in Waape Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

Website Waape

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The Internal Audit & Risk Manager will indirectly report to the CEO but directly report to the Board. The candidate will perform the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations. He / She will support IT internal control efforts, including assessments, remediation, and other ad-hoc efforts.


  • Continuous monitoring of the company as it relates to Asset Liability Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Liquidity Risk Management, Funding and Investments and Economic Capital consumption
  • Assist with validation of remediation activities and projects in place to address regulatory gaps
  • Ensuring that the programs and business cases are aligned to strategic objectives and have appropriate returns on investment and Further develop and manage the current business monitoring capabilities
  • Enable effective assessment of controls, and delivery of high-quality audit findings as well as follow latest trends in own field and adapt them for application within own job and the business
  • Active industry research of regulatory and industry developments/practices as it relates to balance sheet and capital management
  • Coordinating efforts with internal stakeholders as appropriate (Governance Risk & Control, Operational Risk, Compliance) and Analyze and understand regulatory and contractual requirements to business operations in developing and managing internal risk and control plans
  • Review of access and account management, including authorization, provisioning, recertification, and separation
  • Recommendations of segregation of duties, including identifying and defining segregation of duties risks and conflicts, preventive and detective segregation of duties controls
  • Review of technical account management controls, such as password length, complexity, and expiration as well as evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of IT controls using provided artifacts, industry-standard guidance, leading practices, and professional judgement
  • Requesting, obtaining, reviewing, and analyzing a variety of artifacts to assist in executing IT controls testing such as security plans, SOPs, system screenshots, system logs and system configuration settings
  • Oversee a process of continuous risk assessment to ensure audit resources are effectively and efficiently deployed against key and emerging risks as well as Developing and documenting audit findings in a clear and concise manner
  • Analyzing, identifying and appraising possible risks and issues that could impact the realization of the intended strategy and resolving them

Required Qualifications

  • A relevant degree such as Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Business/Administration, Economics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management. Education, MBA
  • Audit & Internal Controls experience
  • Financial services industry experience (Chartered accountant is a plus)
  • Certifications such as Preferably with a certification in either CISA, CIA, CPA (added advantage)

Required Skills

  • Auditing and Risk management skills
    • Analytical and Problem solving skills
    • Accounting skills
    • IT acumen
    • Business acumen
    • Relationship building
    • Inquiryesearch skills
    • Communication skills
    • Time management
    • Organizational skills

Company: Waape

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

Application Deadline: N/A

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