MTN Uganda Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the following Position;

Job Title: Senior Manager – Financial & Operational Audit

Reports to: General Manager – Internal Audit & Forensic

Division: Internal Audit & Forensic Services

No. of Vacancies: 1


Main Job Functions:

  • Performs advanced level and/or managerial professional internal auditing work including the following:
  • managing or conducting audit assignments;
  • providing consulting services to organizational management and staff;
  • managing the identification and evaluation of the organization’s risk areas
  • providing major input to the development of the annual audit plan and ensuring  efficient and effective execution of the audit plan and amend as and when necessary
  • Incorporate knowledge gained from consulting engagements into audit assignments and overall audit plan
  • managing challenges arising from prioritization of planned internal audits & other assigned projects
  • managing the performance of teams and team members
  • evaluating the quality of the audits performed and providing necessary feedback
  • conducting the necessary supervision and quality assurance procedures in accordance with MTN Uganda’s Internal Audit policies, procedures and methodology manuals
  • performing the necessary human resources tasks (i.e. developing job descriptions, interview and appointment, measure and monitor performance, train, coach, supervise and counsel subordinates)
  • skills transfer to internal auditors to ensure staff development, motivation and business continuity
  • measuring and evaluating the adequacy of controls by:
  • Developing an understanding across MTN about the adequacy and effectiveness of its control strategies, structures and systems
  • Contributing to improvements in the functioning across MTN of the risk management and controls systems
  • Monitoring the operation of identified controls and recommendations on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure the existence and ongoing adherence to the policies, procedures, methodologies and standards within the internal audit function
  • Provide regular feedback to line management on progress of work performed at their request
  • Continuously market the Internal Audit function across the organization by maintaining productive client, staff, and management relationships through individual contacts, regular meetings and road shows.
  • Assist in the preparation of  audit committee papers
  • Provide support to other assurance processes to ensure that the overall opinion incorporates the risks identified in the underlying processes
  • Foster a culture of risk awareness within the company
  • Provide input to the overall audit methodology and supporting processes to ensure compliance with the required standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors, MTN Group methodologies  and International Best Practice
  • To ensure that planned audits are carried out and any areas for improvement discussed and reported to senior and executive management
  • Perform complex, non-standard, ad-hoc tasks as requested by the GM; IA/FRM.


  • At least a good university degree in business, engineering or mathematical courses or in a related field from a recognized institution
  • Certification as a CIA, CPA, ACCA or CISA.
  • Postgraduate degree in business administration, Auditing and Consultancy, or a related field will be an added advantage.


  • Minimum of 7 years in an internal audit function within a telecom environment or 4 years in external audit specializing in business process assurance with a reputable audit firm. At least 4 years of managerial experience will be required.
  • Experience both GSM and None GSM  (Mobile Financial services) assurance services
  • Experience in use of CAATs specifically ACL exchange
  • Sound knowledge of risks & controls
  • Broad working knowledge of auditing techniques and standards
  • Strong experience in performing and leading business risk assessments as well as development and execution of audit plans.
  • Working with senior management and exposure to general telecom and or service industry operations


  • Internal audit,
  • Fraud management,
  • Business risk management,
  • Internal controls,
  • General management
  • Revenue assurance/protection


  • Mature person with the highest degree of integrity and honesty
  • Proven planning, organization and analytical skills,
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills in English

Skills/physical competencies:

  • Skill in conducting quality control reviews of audit work products.
  • Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.
  • Extensive skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Considerable skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems.
  • Skill in using a computer with word processing, spreadsheet and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries and analyses.
  • Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.
  • Proven leadership and competence in managing effective teams amidst challenging audit assignments
  • Basic practical skills in IT auditing are critical.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including report writing
  • Project management skills
  • Negotiation & Leadership skills
  • Analytical + statistical skills
  • Facilitating and presentation skills
  • Planning skills
  • Ability to motivate and mentor


Behavioral qualities:

  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity, Friendly, Simplicity and Teamwork
  • Must follow MTN values: Integrity, Innovation, “Can-do”, Relationship and Leadership
    • Show Leadership by guiding subordinates, when interfacing with all stakeholders.
    • Show Integrity by being honest and also be at the fore front to enforce risk and forensic management to ensure best practice
    • Show Can do by demonstrating the ability to perform a task, that’s not been done before, to the end
    • Show relationships through establishing relations with people that one interacts with i.e. colleagues, MTN Group
    • Show Innovation through recommendations made on best practices
  • Ability to handle diversity and embrace change
  • Independent and diplomatic
  • Inquisitive with a unique eye for detail

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply