JOB TITLE: INTERNAL AUDITOR

COMPANY: Agent Banking Company of Uganda Limited (ABC)

DEPARTMENT: Internal Audit

LOCATION: Uganda

 

REPORTING TO:  Primary: ABC Board of Directors

                              Administrative: Chief Executive Officer

 

ABOUT US:

Agent Banking Company is a leading Fintech organization licensed by the Bank of Uganda as a Payment System Operator. We specialize in providing shared and interoperable platforms and infrastructure to financial services providers in Uganda, enabling them to serve customers at scale securely and affordably. Our commitment to innovation and excellence has positioned us as a key player in advancing financial inclusion and accessibility across the country.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Internal Auditor to join our team. The Internal Auditor will be responsible for ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, assessing internal controls, and identifying areas for improvement in our operations. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our organization while upholding the highest standards of integrity and accountability.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Conducting internal audits to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
  2. Assessing compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards, including those set by the Bank of Uganda.
  3. Identifying areas for improvement in internal controls, policies, and procedures.
  4. Developing audit plans and programs based on risk assessments and organizational objectives.
  5. Performing testing of controls and documenting audit findings and recommendations.
  6. Communicating audit results and recommendations to management and stakeholders.
  7. Monitoring the implementation of audit recommendations and tracking corrective actions.
  8. Staying abreast of regulatory developments and industry trends relevant to the organization.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field. A Master’s degree or professional certification (e.g., CPA, ACCA, CIA) is preferred.
  2. Proven experience in internal auditing, preferably within the financial services or Fintech industry.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  1. Thorough understanding of internal control concepts, risk assessment methodologies, and audit techniques.
  2. Knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards applicable to payment systems and financial services providers in Uganda.
  3. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  5. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Excellent interpersonal & data analytical skills.
  7. High level of integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and relevant experience to applications@agentbanking.co.ug. Please include “Internal Auditor Application” in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 12th March 2024

 

At Agent Banking Company, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Join us in shaping the future of financial services in Uganda.