Audit Officer Job Opportunities – Housing Finance Bank


Job Title:    Audit Officer (Fresher Jobs)

Organization: Housing Finance Bank

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager Investigations & Special Audits


About US:

Housing Finance Bank, is a Commercial Bank and the leading provider of housing finance solutions with a vision to be the preferred consumer and business bank with a focus on housing finance.


Job Summary:  The Audit Officer will investigate all known or suspected acts of fraud involving the Bank’s funds, property, employees and customers as requested by senior management and/or the Board.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Receive complaints and allegations of misconduct and conduct preliminary inquiries in line with the investigations procedures manual.

·        Review and analyze allegations and whistleblowing information to determine relevancy and reliability, conduct sensitive interviews and other investigative activities.

·        Carry out analysis and prioritization of new allegations and whistle-blower information in line with established deadlines.

·        Review and analyse the Bank’s financial data for trends and potential red flags for fraudulent activity if any and report the findings.

·        Prepare Investigation reports relating to investigative findings, discuss and defend the findings, conclusions and recommendations at Management/Disciplinary Committee.

·        Coordinate the services of the external investigators in regard to cases/complaints assigned to them and track progress of cases.

·        Maintain complaints Log Register and update it on and in accordance with recording requirements.

·        Maintain a tracker of both on-going and completed investigations.

·        Ensure compliance with chain of custody procedures, maintaining case records, testimony and evidence.

·        Perform related work as assigned by Audit Management.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Accounting& Finance, Statistics, Computer Science from an accredited College /University.

·        A Full or part qualification of CFE, CPA, ACCA, CISA, CIA shall be an added advantage.

·        Experience in use of ACL or any similar data analysis tool shall be an added advantage.

·        A minimum of three years’ experience in auditing a financial institution, or an Accounting/Audit firm with a bias in Forensic Investigations and following cases in court.

·        Outstanding quantitative, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with keenness for small details, critical thinking skill and judgement capabilities.

·        Digital savvy with high agility in executing work.

·        Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player.

·        Good negotiation skills.

·        Good communication skills both verbal and written.

·        Personal commitment to meet or exceed all targets and objectives.

·        Utmost professional integrity.

·        Demonstrated ability to execute and deliver under challenging circumstances.

·        Ability to work with minimal supervision


How to Apply:

All Interested candidates should hand deliver their applications with a recent CV, copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, postal and email address and three competent referees to:

Head, Human Resources,

Housing Finance Bank,

Investment House

4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo


Deadline: Thursday, 1st April 2021 by 5:00pm 


NB: Please take note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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