Housing Finance Bank, is a Commercial Bank and the leading provider of housing finance solutions with a vision to be the preferred consumer and business bank with a focus on housing finance. To efficiently and effectively attain its strategic objectives, Housing Finance Bank is seeking to hire a qualified, versatile and self-driven individual to fill a vacant position in its establishment as follows;

Job Title: Manager Audit Operations (1)

Department: Internal Audit

Reports To: Chief Audit Executive

Direct Reports: Audit Supervisors

Job Purpose: To provide independent assurance and advisory services on
the effectiveness of the Bank’s framework of risk management, control, and
governance processes.

Key Result Areas

1. Provide input to the Annual Risk Based Audit Plan/Strategy.

2. Conduct audit planning that includes; defining engagement scope, develop work programs, allocate resources and agree on timelines.

3. Develop appropriate audit tests aimed at addressing identified risks and achieving the desired audit objectives to provide assurance that risks are effectively managed or mitigated.

4. Perform audit procedures to include; identifying, analysing, evaluating and document sufficient information while observing independent judgment to achieve engagement objectives.

5. Conduct follow up of previous engagements in accordance with the annual audit plan.

6. Supervise engagements of staff under the Section to ensure audit objectives are achieved; quality assured and staff is developed.

7. Perform engagement appraisals for each engagement completed in a timely manner.

8. Prepare clear and concise audit reports on audit findings, detected non-compliance with bank policies, guidelines, statutory requirements and procedures for discussion with management, before final reports are issued for corrective action.

9. Communicate the results of the engagements in an accurate, clear, objective, concise, constructive, complete and timely manner for presentation to Chief Audit Executive for onward communication to Senior Management and the Board.

10. Provide consulting services to the Bank’s management and staff.

11. Provide training, coaching and supervision to Internal Audit team under your supervision.

12. Perform related work as assigned by Chief Audit Executive

Person specifications

Education & Training

1. A holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Statistics from an accredited College /University plus partial qualification of CIA, CPA, ACCA or CISA OR a holder of a full professional accounting qualification of CPA or ACCA.

2. Certification as a CIA, knowledge of auditing, accounting, business analysis, or program evaluation shall be an added advantage

3. Experience in use of data analysis tool such as SQL or ACL shall be an added advantage.

4. Operating knowledge of Audit Management tools such as Teammate Audit Systems is an added advantage

Skills & Experience

1. A minimum of 7 years’ experience in Audit in a financial institution, audit firm or a credible institution with at least 4 years at Senior Management level.

2. Excellent report writing skills.

3. Proficiency in auditing standards and techniques is an added advantage.

Business Behaviours

1. Desirable interpersonal skills and a good team player.

2. Advanced quantitative, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.

3. Excellent negotiation skills.

4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills

5. Personal commitment to meet or exceed performance targets and objectives.

6. Professional integrity.

7. Ability to execute and deliver under challenging circumstances with minimal supervision

How to apply

Interested candidates should hand-deliver their applications with a recent CV, copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, postal and email address and three competent referees not later than Monday, 8th February 2021 by 5:00pm to:

Chief Human Resources Officer
Housing Finance Bank,
Investment House
4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo

Please take note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.