KCB Bank Jobs – Head of Audit

Job Title:  Head of Audit
Organisation: KCB Bank Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chairman, Board Audit Committee
Job Ref: KCBU07/2015
About KCB:
KCB Bank Uganda
which is part of KCB Group, East Africa’s largest commercial bank that was
established in 1896. Over the years, the Bank has grown and spread its wings
into Tanzania, South Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi completing the East
African circuit in the year 2012. Today, the Group has the largest branch
network in the region with over 238 branches, 950 ATMs and 8,000 agents
offering banking services on a 24/7 basis in East Africa. KCB Bank Uganda was
established in the year 2007 and has grown to become one of Uganda’s top ten
commercial banks. Currently KCB Bank Uganda has 14 branches complemented with
16 ATMs spread on Kampala Road, Commercial Plaza, Ben Kiwanuka, Luwum Street,
Oasis Mall Sixth Street, Arua, Elgon Masaba, Fort Portal, Gulu, Hoima, Lira,
Mbarara and Jinja that offer trade financing, corporate and retail banking
services to customers.
Job Summary:  The Head of Audit manages the planning and
execution of audits to evaluate company’s internal control infrastructure and
reviews internal control supporting operations structures.
Key Duties and
  • Steer the Audit team to execute projects in conformance with
    professional standards across KCB Bank
  • Prepare and execute annual and long-term risk-based Audit plans to
    provide appropriate coverage of Internal Audit activities within set
    budgets and deadlines,
  • Provide the Board with independent and objective evaluation of the
    control environment and evaluate management’s control consciousness
  • Responsible for communicating regularly with Board Audit Committee
    to discuss the Audit plan status, results of the Audit work, and quarterly
  • Ensure involvement in Compliance Audits including; scope
    determination, Audit planning memos, issue development and report writing.
  • Carry out appropriate quality assurance reviews to ensure
    compliance with department documentation standards.
  • Actively coordinate with appropriate control groups am! External
    Auditors in planning and executing audit work.
  • Teach, coach, develop and mentor team members m all aspects of the
    audit methodology
  • Provide forensic investigation services across the bank
  • Support the work of the Board Audit Committee
Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should be a Chartered Accountant (CIA, CPA, OSA or
    equivalent). He / she should also hold Bachelor’s degree in Business
    including Economics, Finance, Accounting or related field. Possession of a
    Master’s Degree in relevant field will be an added advantage
  • The ideal candidate should possess at least ten years work
    experience in the field of Auditing.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications with detailed CVs stating their current
positions, remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting job title to:
Deadline: 26th
March, 2015
NB: If you have not heard from us
by 11th April 2015 please consider your application unsuccessful.
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