Head Audit Career Opportunity – Stanbic Bank

Job Title:  Head
Organisation: Stanbic Bank
  Crested Towers, Kampala, Uganda
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a
subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by
Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and
financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group
focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group ranked by
assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank in Uganda
by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of banking services
through two business units; Personal and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary:  The Head Audit will be responsible for
ensuring that all risks inherent to the business unit are identified.  The incumbent will evaluate the identified
controls and make recommendations as to adequacy and effectiveness.  She /He will also carry out audit assignments
within the various units of the Bank’s operations to ensure adherence to
policies, systems, guidelines and procedures that may be approved by the Bank
and regulatory authorities and confirm these are working as intended.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide
    annually an assessment on the adequacy and effectiveness of the bank’s
    processes for controlling its activities and managing its risks in the
    areas set forth under the scope of work;
  • Regularly
    report significant issues related to the processes for controlling the
    activities of the bank, including potential improvements to those
    processes, and provide information     
    concerning the resolution of such issues;
  • In
    charge of routinely sending information on the status and results of the
    annual audit plan and the sufficiency of Internal Audit resources;
  • The
    Head Audit will be designing and implementing a comprehensive, robust and
    fit for purpose Audit plan and response the bank.
  • Managing
    a team of competent and engaged individuals with sufficient knowledge,
    skills, experience and professional certifications to meet the
    requirements of the function.
  • In
    charge of designing and implementing an effective structure to optimize
    utilization of      resources and
    costs and provide dedicated portfolio management focus.
  • Significantly
    contribute to the successful achievement of Standard Bank Group Internal
    Audit’s strategic objectives.
  • Considering
    the scope of work of all assurance providers as appropriate, for the
    purpose of providing optimal audit coverage to the Group and minimizing
    duplication of effort.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a business-related degree and
    professional accounting qualification such as CPA (U), ACCA or
    equivalent.  Possession of Certified
    Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    will be an added advantage.
  • At
    least five years’ experience at senior management level in Internal audit,
    External audit, Finance or Risk Management role.
  • Excellent
    communication and presentation skills at a senior level
  • Detailed
    knowledge and understanding of International Financial Reporting Standard
  • Working
    knowledge of the Uganda Banking Regulations
to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one
of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Standard Bank in the aforementioned
capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
14th August, 2015

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