Internal Auditor Job Placements – Stanbic Bank

 Internal Auditor
Organisation: Stanbic
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda
Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn
owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking
and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking
group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group
ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank
in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of
banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking
(PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary:   The Internal Auditor will review and assess in collaboration with
Audit Managers, the high risk areas of the business in order to give assurance
to the Group Audit Committee, Business Executives and Shareholders that good
governance practices are in place and internal controls are exercised
throughout the financial period. Provide support in ensuring the achievement of
the Group Internal Audit function mission which is to provide independent,
objective assurance and consulting services that are designed to add value and
improve Group operational controls. Support Group Internal Audit in
accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to
the evaluation and improvement of the effectiveness of risk management, control
and governance processes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
functional and service strategy
  • Understand the GIA strategy and its link to Group Strategy.
  • Understand and Comply with the GIA standards and methodology as
    defined and supported by the audit tool.
  • Execute allocated operational plans in line with the GIA strategy.
  • Create and manage component of overall project plan. Meet assigned
    budget and project milestones. Provide formal weekly project status
  • Contribute to definition and delivery of team goals and KPIs to
    support delivery of GIA annual performance goals.
  • Provide input to all committee reports as required.
Manage relationship
and allocated portfolios
  • Build and foster a good relationship with business units, enabling
    functions, risk and compliance management stakeholders (all relevant
    levels of management impacted by the service) especially those working in
    your allocated audit portfolio – through regular communication and formal
    status reporting.
  • Build and foster a good working relationship with internal audit
    teams and colleagues (all relevant service teams and management levels) to
    promote cross skilling and optimise cross team delivery – through regular
  • Understand detailed business process activities as well as
    activities performed in enabling functions that support these.
  • Understand annual key risk concerns for the business area as well as
    industry and latest trends impacting risk and control practices
  • Identify and recommend areas of improvement (to accountable process
    owners) in the control environment of your allocated audit portfolio and
    other areas of the group.
  • Report or share information on emerging trends and potential
    solutions for addressing control weaknesses, process efficiency challenges
    or resolving open audit issues.
Provide the third
line assurance services
  • Contribute to development of the GIA Annual Audit Plan applying a
    risk based approach.
  • Deliver all allocated assignments within with agreed time, scope,
    and budget.
  • Deliver allocated components of the audit/advisory/proactive
    assurance assignment and report on these according to the GIA methodology
    and GIA quality standards.
  • Contribute to continuous enhancement of quality control standards
    and toolkits for audit assignments.
  • Complete all assigned / functional working papers, from planning to
    report within deadline, and ensure correct classification and allocation
    of findings in the Audit Tool.
  • Report key issues or audit findings accurately in a succinct,
    impactful manner, clearly articulate and substantiate materiality or
    significance of the risk and its impact.
  • Recommend appropriate corrective action, and obtain management
    commitments for correctives actions and record these accurately as agreed.
Contribute towards
team goals and objectives by managing own training requirements
  • Contribute towards team goals and objectives. Provide formal
    performance feedback to peers.
  • Manage own training requirements and complete of all Compliance
    related training.
  • Proactively drive own development plans. Facilitate development of
    junior staff, where applicable. Coach/mentor individuals or intentionally
    transfer knowledge to individuals on the job to mature their professional
    skills and careers.
  • Motivate team members where applicable and ensure that they receive
    recognition for work well done and contribute towards a positive, high
    performance working environment.
  • Perform HR administration (personnel records: Leave, Training and
    EPM records).
Manage Audit
database for future use
  • Collect, document and store key information about the audit
    portfolio in the allocated GIA database for common usage. E.g. Stakeholder
    list by category and needs; audit portfolio key information documents;
    detailed business process or standard operating procedure documents;
    business and technology architecture documents; project initiatives, and
  • Stay abreast with best practices, industry regulations, risks, audit
    techniques and tools through research, association with profession bodies,

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank Internal Auditor job 
    opportunity should hold a Degree in Business Commerce 
  • Four years of experience in Audit or any other related area
  • Professional certification is Audit, Accounting or any other related
  • Data analytics (proficiency in SQL and Advanced Excel, highly
  • Management of Audit function
  • Maintain IA Professional Practices
  • Written Communication
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Promote Good Governance, Risk and Control
  • Execute Audit Delivery
  • Champion Improvement and Manage Change
  • Apply Critical Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Credit skills will be an added advantage
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking Groups, Stanbic Bank in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
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