Information Systems Auditor Jobs – Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC)

Organisation: Microfinance
Support Centre Limited (MSC)
Duty Station:  MSC Head Office, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Internal
About MSC:
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited (MSC) is a linchpin of
Government of Uganda
(GOU) micro credit programmes under the Rural Financial Services
Strategy. MSC facilitates access to affordable, sustainable and convenient
financial and Business Development services to active and productive Ugandans.
MSC Ltd supports legally established entities engaged in the value chain
namely; production, value addition and marketing enterprises. MSC offers
affordable credit through its network of 13 regional offices spread throughout
the country. It has so far served clients in 110 districts in Uganda. It gives
priority financing to support the agricultural production value chain namely;
production, value addition and marketing. 
Besides credit, MSC provides capacity building to its clients including
SACCOs, Cooperative Unions, MFIs and SMEs to enable them manage their
organizations sustainably.
Job Summary: The Information
Systems Auditor will carry out detailed evaluation and internal control audit
reviews of computer information systems. The incumbent consults with business
management and users on computer information systems strategic and operational
Key Duties and
Execute risk based audits in accordance with the
annual work plans and as instructed by the supervisor.
Conducts general and application control reviews
for computer information systems in respect to development standards, operating
procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls,
backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance.
Carry out continuous risk assessment of the
information technology environment (operating systems, network infrastructure,
loan management system, information databases, financial reporting systems and
all other interfaced applications) including general system controls, infrastructure
controls and application controls and recommend remedial action.
The incumbent will prepare working papers in
accordance with the IPPF and internal audit documentation requirements to
support audit results and conclusions drawn.
Conduct operational, compliance, financial and investigative
audits, as assigned.
Actively participate in conducting both regular
and spot audits of the Zonal Offices and the MSC clients.
Performs reviews of internal control procedures
and security for systems development implementation and enhancements to current
Provide risk and control consulting to the
business on pre and post implementation system development and enhancements.
Prepares and presents written and oral reports
and other technical information in an accurate, clear and concise, and manner.
Follows-up on audit findings (results) to ensure
that management has taken corrective action(s).
Supports other audit staff in developing IT
tools and methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems
and data.
Key Result Areas:
Responsible for information technology audits
including annual and engagement planning.
Implement risk based internal audit assignments
and projects as allocated by the Manager
Well maintained audit working papers.
Timely and well supported audit reports
Prompt identification of potential risk areas in
the Company with timely appropriate recommendations.
Create information system review guidelines and
baseline for use in the organization in all IS audits.
Continuous skill and competence improvements.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the MSC Information
Systems Auditor job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer
Science; Information Technology, Accounting, Business administration, Mathematical
Professional qualification in information
systems i.e. CISA, CISSP, CISM, CGET, CRISC,
Membership with ISACA, IIA and or ACFE.
Certified Public Accountant and /or Certified
Internal Auditor preferred
A minimum of four years of continuous
progressive working experience in information system auditing or security with
at least one year at a supervisory level.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and
prepare reports.
Knowledge of auditing concepts and principles.
Demonstrated ability to perform control reviews on
systems development, operation, programming, control, and security procedures
and standards.
Ability to review system backup, disaster
recovery and maintenance procedures.
Broad knowledge of software requirements for the
auditing of computing systems and procedures.
Working knowledge of general accounting
Knowledge of local laws, regulations, and
standards governing all aspects of the utilization of computer systems.
Knowledge of auditing policies, standards, and
Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a
Highly analytical and effectively able to
prioritize company needs.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae together with copies of certified
academic certificates with at least 3 referees in properly sealed envelopes to
the address given below clearly stating the job title applied for on the top
right corner. All applicants are required to fill a summary form upon
submission of the application, Click Here.
Address to:
The Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director,
The Microfinance Support Centre Limited,
Plot 46, Windsor Crescent- off Acacia Avenue
P.O. Box 33711 KAMPALA
Deadline: 30th November 2016 by
5:00 pm
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