Fresher Internal Auditor – Risk Jobs – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Organization: Pride
Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Pride Microfinance
Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in
Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an
equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act,
Job Summary:  The Internal Auditor – Risk will carry out
regular  checks  and 
detailed  reviews  of 
business  processes  of 
Pride  and  evaluate 
and  provide  reasonable 
feedback  to  ensure 
that  risk  management, 
control  and  governance 
systems  are  functioning 
as  intended  and 
help  the  organisation 
accomplish  its  objectives 
and  goals. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steer the Risk Assessment 
    programmes  of  the 
    Internal  Audit  function.   
  • Lead  the  development  and 
    maintenance  of  a 
    comprehensive  Risk  Assessment  in 
    collaboration  with  the 
    Risk  &  Compliance  Department.
  • Liaise  with  the 
    compliance,  IT  and 
    special  audits  staff 
    to  develop  comprehensive  risk 
    based  Annual  Internal 
    Audit  plans.   
  • Coordinate  the  implementation  of 
    the  Annual  Audit 
    Plan  and  ensure 
    appropriate  resource  requirements  are 
    provided  for  adequate 
    coverage  of  the 
    audit  activities. 
  • Conduct  audits  aimed 
    at  ensuring  that 
    risks  are  appropriately  dealt 
  • Identify  risk-focused  training 
    needs  and  requirements,  and 
    support  related  trainings. 
  • Develop  and  maintain 
    risk  focused  Internal 
    Audit  policies  and 
  • Recommend  and  co-ordinate  outside 
    audit  activities  requiring  specialized  expertise  needed 
    for  risk  mitigation. 
  • Support  Risk  Management  projects 
    in  the  organization. 
  • Evaluate  the  periodic 
    risk  assessments  and 
    effectiveness  of  risk 
    management,  control  and 
    governance  processes  as 
    well  as  reliability  of 
    financial  information. 
  • Recommend  risk  mitigation  measures. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Internal Auditor – Risk job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s  degree 
    in  Commerce,  Business 
    Administration  or  Business 
    related  subjects  from 
    a  reputable  University 
  • Additional  professional  qualifications  such 
    as  ACCA,  CPA 
    (Level  II),  CIA   
    and  CISA  will 
    be  an  added 
  • Should possess  2  principal  passes 
    at  A’  level
  • Should  possess  credits 
    and  or  a 
    pass  in  Mathematics  and 
    English  at  O’ level.
  • One year of experience. 
  • Should  have  detailed 
    knowledge  of  systems, 
    products,  and  the 
    environment  of  Financial  Institutions  especially  Microfinance. 
  • Should  possess  prior 
    experience  of  at 
    least  one  year 
    in  Internal  or 
    external  Audit,  Risk 
    Management  or  Consultancy,  preferably  in 
    a  related  field. 
  • Should  be  analytical,  conceptual,  with 
    great  attention  to 
  • Possession  of  IT 
    skills  and  knowledge  in   
    the  commonly  used 
    Office  packages,  Accounting  packages 
    and  Audit  software 
    will  be  an 
    added  advantage. 
  • Should  be  a 
    person  of  integrity  and 
    honesty  with  a 
    clean  track  record. 
  • Should  be  analytical,  conceptual,  organized,  with 
    great  attention  to 
  • Age: Below
    35  years.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following
the procedure;
  • Click Here
  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and
    upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic
    credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a
    passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hardcopy
    deliveries will be accepted
Deadline: 13th March 2019
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