FINCA International Jobs – Corporate Audit Manager

Organization: FINCA
International
Duty
Station
: Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
FINCA
International, one of the world’s leading microfinance institutions, provides
financial services to more than one million clients through 23 wholly-owned and
operated subsidiaries in Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Greater Middle
East.
Job Summary: The Corporate Audit
Manager performs professional internal auditing work which involves managing or
conducting performance, operational, financial, IT and compliance audit
assignments in the affiliate, and the Region; in coordination with the RCAM and
other CAMs of the regions, he/she ensures that the subsidiary’s audit plan is
executed; he/she provides consulting services to the subsidiary’s management
and staff. He or she provides input to development of the annual internal audit
plan, all with emphasis on a risk-based approach designed to assist management
in the attainment of their objectives. He / She offers management to internal
auditing staff. He / She maintains all organizational and professional ethical
standards and ensures internal audit activities are carried out in compliance
with The IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of
Internal Auditing (Standards). The Corporate Audit Manager (CAM) will also
design, build and implement audit plans based on risks and will supervise the
Monitoring, Review and Capacity Building processes of the Corporate Audit
Department in accordance with the FINCA International Corporate Audit
Directives and International Standards on Auditing.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.
Internal Audit Engagement Planning, Execution and Supervision:
  • Manage the execution of the internal Audit plan for
    his/her subsidiary: ensure that planned audits are completed when
    expected. Anticipate planning issues and is proactive in resolving
    planning conflicts, delays or ad hoc requests in coordination with the
    RCAM.
  • Steer the internal Audit assignments at subsidiary or
    Regional level which includes planning the assignment, developing the
    audit procedures/program, including identifying and defining issues,
    developing criteria, developing the internal audit planning memo and
    obtaining management approval
  • Carry out the introduction meeting
  • Assigning tasks to those internal auditors participating
    to the engagement and monitoring completion of the task
  • Supervise and mentor the audit staff during the engagement
    when necessary in conducting interviews, reviewing documents, developing
    and administering surveys, composing summary memos, and preparing working
    papers.
  • Supervise the audit engagement team members in the
    identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and
    recommendations for improvement
  • Reviewing and analyzing evidence, reviewing working papers
    to ensure completeness, accuracy and validity of audit findings and
    recommendations
  • Resolve issues as they occur.
  • Conduct the exit meeting with management
  • Compile and prepare the draft audit report and obtain all
    necessary approval and clearance before issuing the final report and issue
    the final report promptly.
  • Ensure the engagement audit file is complete and in
    compliance with the Internal Audit operating policies.
  • Participate to audit engagement under the supervision of
    another manager: collaborate and contribute to the effective realization
    of the audit assignment
2.
Communication:
  • Responsible for the overall and on-going communication
    with the Audit Committee and the management of his/her subsidiary,
    regardless of who is conducting the audit assignments for the subsidiary
  • Communicates the results of audit and consulting projects,
    analysis, trends and any relevant information via written reports and/or
    oral presentations on a timely basis, according to planned reporting
    schedule or as required/necessary to the subsidiary management and audit
    committee
  • Develop ad hoc and creative communication with the
    subsidiary management in order to support management in the realization of
    their objective and to help the internal audit department as a whole in
    maintaining permanent knowledge of local issues, topics and relevant
    information.
  • Develops and maintains productive team-oriented client,
    staff, and management relationships through individual contacts and group
    meetings. Help maintain an image of the internal audit activity which is
    one of positively contributing to the FINCA mission and goals.
  • Actively participate to on-going networking with the other
    internal auditors in the regions and across the network
3.
Support:
  • Support the Regional Corporate Audit Manager in managing
    internal audit staff and in the planning, organizing, directing, and
    monitoring of internal audit operations, including assisting in hiring,
    training, and evaluating staff, and taking effective actions to address
    performance matters.
  • Support the identification and evaluation of the
    organization’s audit risk areas and provides input to the development of a
    risk-based annual internal audit plan.
4.
Other Projects (10%)
  • Participate to projects for the internal audit group
    regionally or globally as assigned by the Regional Corporate Audit
    Manager, the Deputy Global Chief Auditor or the Global Chief Auditor. He /
    She may be assigned functional leading responsibility for the entire
    internal audit group Regional or globally
  • Represents internal auditing on organizational project
    teams, at management and board meetings, and with external organizations.
  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including
    external and internal training and professional association memberships,
    and shares information gained with co-workers.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree from an
    accredited college or university required.
  • Professional CIA and/or CFE certification highly desired.
    (If not CIA or CFE, the candidate must be willing to become certified.)
  • A second certification/degree in a specialty field (e.g.,
    IT, IT auditing, Fraud or fraud auditing, HR, Legal, Accounting,
    Microfinance or Banking). This may substitute for one year of required
    experience
  • Good knowledge of the Standards and Code of Ethics.
  • Extensive skill in planning and project management and in
    maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines;
  • Considerable skill in effective verbal and written
    communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting
    findings and recommendations for improvement;
  • Extensive skill in planning and project management, and in
    maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines;
  • Considerable skill in negotiating issues and solving
    problems;
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working
    relationships with customers, co-workers, staff, and external contacts,
    and work effectively in a professional team environment;
  • Knowledge of management information systems terminology,
    concepts, and practices, including but not limited to applicable
    reporting, disclosure, financial reporting and accounting principles and
    practices;
  • Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet,
    systems documentation, or eventually audit packages, and other business
    software to prepare work papers, reports, memos, summaries, and analyses;
    – Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications,
    including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and
    recommendations for improvement;
  • The applicant should possess at least four years’
    professional experience and 3 years of full-time experience in internal
    auditing, operations, accounting, business analysis, or program
    evaluation, including 2 years supervisory or project management
    experience.
  • Past experience in Microfinance operations, or Banking or auditing
    in a supervising capacity.
  • Working knowledge of control and risk self-assessment
    facilitation techniques.
  • Detailed knowledge of the environment regulations, and
    laws.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the common indicators
    of fraud.
  • Working knowledge of and skill in applying internal
    auditing principles and practices, and management principles and preferred
    business practices.
  • Detailed knowledge of contemporary risk management and
    control techniques and working knowledge of contemporary control frameworks.
  • Knowledge of management information systems terminology,
    concepts, and practices, including but not limited to applicable
    reporting, disclosure, financial reporting and accounting principles and
    practices.
  • Skills in collecting and analyzing data, evaluating
    information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.
  • Good skill in planning and project management, and in
    maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Good skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems.
  • Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet,
    systems documentation, and ideally other business software to prepare work
    papers, reports, memos, summaries, and analyses.
  • Effective verbal and written communications in English and
    local language, including active listening skills and skill in presenting
    findings and recommendations for improvement.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working
    relationships with customers, co-workers, staff, and external contacts,
    and work effectively in a professional team environment.
Language
Proficiency:
Fluency in English is required.
Personal Competencies:
Analytical
Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches
data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and
procedures.
Problem
Solving –
Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers
and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well
in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional
topics.
Project
Management –
Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates
changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project
team activities.
Technical
Skills –
Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and
development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;
Shares expertise with others.
Oral
Communication –
Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative
situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions;
Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written
Communication –
Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for
spelling and grammar; Varies writing style as necessary; Presents numerical
data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Managing
People
– Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and
process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; Makes
him/herself available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops
subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Requests and applies feedback
(internally and externally); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves
processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory
skills.
How to Apply: 
If you are
interested in joining FINCA International in the aforementioned capacity,
please Click on the web link below and Register to Apply Online or login If you
are already registered.

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