Internal Auditor – IT Applications Job Careers – DFCU Bank

Organization: DFCU
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Audit Manager- IT
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 Internal Auditor – IT Applications is
responsible for conducting IT and business integrated audits and evaluating the
Bank’s internal controls, operations, risk management and governance processes
within Business Technology. The holder will support the Internal Audit function
in accomplishing its objectives by fostering a systematic, disciplined approach
to the evaluation and improvement of risk management, control and governance
processes within the Bank.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop appropriate audit tests aimed at addressing identified IT
    risks and achieving the desired audit objectives to provide assurance that
    IT risks are effectively managed or mitigated
  • Conduct audits of all critical business applications including
    planning, evaluating and documenting the results, reporting and follow up
    in accordance with the annual audit plan.
  • Conduct investigate audits in liaison with the risk department on
    reported frauds and forgeries as may be assigned
  • Prepare clear and concise audit reports on audit findings, detected
    non-compliance with bank policies, guidelines, statutory requirements and
    procedures for discussion with management, and the Senior IT Audit Manager
    before final reports are issued for corrective action.
  • Perform general and application control reviews for simple to
    complex computer information systems and IT platforms
  • Perform information control reviews to include system development
    standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls,
    communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system
  • Perform reviews of internal control procedures and security for
    Business Applications under development and/or enhancements to current
  • Take a lead in supporting Internal Audit department to optimize the
    use of Team Mate and IDEA audit software by providing internal support
    services to all users when necessary
  • Prepare audit findings and working papers to ensure that adequate
    documentation exists to support the completed audits and conclusions
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken
    corrective action(s).

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Internal Auditor – IT Applications
    job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science,
    Information systems/Technology or Business-related degree.
  • Technical professional certification required (CISA, CISM, CRISC or
  • Three years of experience in providing IT audit and assurance
    services in a very busy and dynamic organization.
  • Good understanding and technical knowledge in Information systems
    and Technology (particularly Applications, Databases and operating
  • Knowledge of IT Auditing and Assurance standards, principles and
  • Experience in use of CAATS like IDEA and audit management software
    like Teammate with a broad working knowledge of auditing techniques and
  • Strong understanding and experience on database design and
    implementation techniques using MS SQL Server and Oracle is required
  • Experience in performing control reviews on Application development
    procedures, programming and Application security procedures and standards.
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of
  • Practical understanding of relevant industry regulations and their
    impact on technology.
  • Knowledge of business and associated technology risks and controls
    in complex business application environments
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Project management skills
  • Strong and proficient analytical skills
  • Stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
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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