Audit Manager – IT Security and Forensics Job Placement – DFCU Bank

Organization: DFCU
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Audit Manager
About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast
growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services.
DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of
the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda
Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance
Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake
in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects
whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial
commercial lending institutions.
Job Summary:  The Audit Manager – IT Security and Forensics
is mainly responsible for planning and performing specific audit assignments of
the bank’s IT Infrastructure, critical business applications, IT processes as
well as conducting investigations into cybercrime and financial abuse committed
on the bank’s IT systems. The job holder is expected to leverage on his/her
knowledge of business to participate in the execution of IT integrated audits
while documenting findings in a manner consistent with Audit’s standards and
recommending corrective action relating to internal control failures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct IT security and forensic audits to detect and investigate
    issues of suspected fraud and financial loss within the Bank.
  • Lead internal/external resources in conducting IT security
    assessments and address allegations of cybercrime fraud raised within the
  • Identify, and clearly define, forensic issues and root causes,
    recommend improved internal controls and business processes, and ensure
    that corrective action plans are developed.
  • During the investigative process, provide effective recommendations
    and solutions to identified issues; ensure business agreement, and
  • Prepare work papers to adequately document investigations performed
    with supporting evidence for all forensic findings
  • Participate in the planning of IT security Audits and responsible
    for the completing all testing within the audit timelines
  • Review forensic reports for content and apply proper editing to
    ensure a professional work product
  • Discuss and agree the factual accuracy of audit observations with
    the departments and the audit management team as appropriate.
  • Develop Information Security Audit Programs
  • Build strong relationships and mutual trust with all colleagues
  • Internal (HOIA/Senior Managers) and external (Regulators)
  • Provide coaching of less experienced team members aimed at
    facilitating the completion of investigations and developing team members’
    investigation skills
  • Assist in automation of internal audit processes and procedures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Audit Manager – IT Security and
    Forensics job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information
    Technology, Computer Science, Finance or any related field.
  • Technical professional certification required (CISA, CFE, CEH CISSP
    or CISM).
  • Three years of experience in providing audit and assurance services
    in a busy and changing organization of which at least 3 years related to
    extensive and confidential forensics investigations.
  • Experience in use of CAATS like IDEA and audit management software
    like Teammate with a broad working knowledge of auditing techniques and
  • Strong understanding of database design and implementation techniques
    on MS SQL Server and Oracle is required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines while ensuring
    quality and exceeding client expectations.
  • Practical understanding of relevant industry regulations and their
    impact on technology
  • Applicable knowledge of business and associated technology risks and
    controls in complex systems environments
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the
    ability to present forensic findings in an objective and unbiased manner
  • Strong analytical, attention to detail, organizational and core
    project management skills.
  • Strong and proficient analytical skills
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence
    others and establish credibility with business partners.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
so wish to join the banking sector in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to send their applications with detailed CVs including present
position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University
Transcript, O & A level) to:
Deadline: 9th May 2019
NB: dfcu
Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates
in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this
kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically
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