Internal Auditor Job Placement – Bayport Financial Services Uganda Ltd

Job Title:         Internal Auditor
Organisation: Bayport Financial Services Uganda Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
Bayport Financial Services Uganda Ltd is part of Bayport Finance Group headquartered in Johannesburg South Africa with operations in over ten countries across Africa and South America. We are a leading other Non-Bank Financial Services provider with presence in over 30 locations across Uganda.
Job Summary: The Internal Auditor will provide input into and contribute to the completion of the approved internal audit plan and ad hoc projects as allocated by Internal Audit management; to assist with planning of audit projects (i.e. preliminary research, documentation of system description, process flow and risk assessments); efficient execution of audit programmes to ensure audit objectives are met through audit working papers of the appropriate quality to support conclusions reached; and to effectively and timeously communicate audit results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and perform work by organising time, responsibilities and productivity within set standards and provide assistance to team members as required.
  • Successfully resolving queries and conflicts inside and outside the department and escalating as required.
  • Become a champion for client service quality and delivery while building strong sustainable relationships with management with a positive impact on the department.
  • Complying, applying and living the Standards and Code of Ethics of the International Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) as well as relevant organisational policies.
  • Detailed understanding of governance, risk, compliance and internal auditing principles.
  • Zero-tolerance for inadequate standards of communications and preparation for any interactions with business to achieve stakeholder communication expectations.
  • Maintenance of professionalism and confidentiality in interaction with the business.
  • Interaction and coordination with other assurance providers to achieve efficiencies, reliance and strong relationships to assist in achieving overall departmental objectives in a cohesive manner.
  • Prepare and maintain outputs to enable achievement and maintenance of the annual audit plan and reporting to stakeholders (including delivery on ad hoc projects).
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Internal Audit/Financial Management/Risk Management
  • Completed or studying towards ACCA and or CIA will be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in audit and data mining software will be regarded as an advantage, these include: Team Mate, IDEA, ACL and Advanced Excel.
  • Demonstrable evidence of being able to work in a team of competent, respected internal audit, risk and compliance professionals.
  • Ability to assist with the planning of audit steps to ensure the achievement of objectives of an audit programme and continual assessment of additional risks and opportunities during fieldwork.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English verbally and in writing.
  • Show commitment to continue to study to expand knowledge of internal auditing in one or more areas of speciality.
  • Medium level Excel skills
  • Good data analytical skills  
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to work alone and show initiative
  • Understanding of the Bayport Way
  • Excellent command of English
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Mature and effective communicator
  • Ability to consider governance requirements while understanding business needs
  • Ability to interpret business’ natural resistance to internal audit in an emotional mature manner
  • Self-motivated; truth-seeking and with the ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrates drive and resilience and maintains a positive outlook, particularly in times of pressure
Core Competences:
  • Ability to think from a risk-perspective, e.g. not taking business practices and management interpretation thereof for granted.
  • Keeping up to date with latest developments in risk; compliance; internal audit and governance.
  • Analytical and logical thinker motivated by success.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs, testimonials, copies of certificates and previous work letters to the HR on: Please kindly quote the position title as the subject of the E-mail.
Deadline: 24th August, 2016

 Applicants not contacted after one week of closing period should consider their applications as not successful.
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