IT Careers – Systems Forensic Auditor at Bank of Uganda (BoU)

Organization: Bank of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: PBO/SPBO Information
Job Ref: IA4.04
About BOU:
The Bank of
Uganda (BoU) is the Central Bank of the Republic of Uganda. It was opened on
the 15th August 1966. It is 100% owned by the Government of Uganda but it is
not a government Department.  Bank of
Uganda conducts all its activities in close association with the Ministry of
Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED). Bank of Uganda is
responsible for monetary policy and maintaining price stability.
Job Summary: The Systems
Forensic Auditor will support the Central Bank in carrying out forensic
investigations and audits of information technology systems and infrastructures
to verify that systems are secure and support the related applications or
business processes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Carries out special and adhoc investigations as
assigned by Audit Management.
In charge of preparing audit and investigation
reports for review by the team leader and Internal Audit Management.
Responsible for designing and conducting investigative
audit procedures including disaster recovery, IT Security, system quality
assurance, backup and restore, remote access, internet access monitoring,
system problem management and, application change control procedures, for
various auditable areas.
Identifies, assesses and documents risks and
controls in the Auditable areas assigned.
Responsible for planning for investigation and Audit
Completes testing of the auditable areas assigned
within the planned timelines.
Evaluates and documents the design and operational
effectiveness of controls.
Writes factual, conclusive and precise audit and
investigation findings.
Provides suggestions (recommendations) to management
for actions to address control weaknesses identified.
The incumbent must carry out periodic follow-up of
prior audit recommendations.
Discusses and agrees the factual accuracy of audit
findings with auditees/Audit team Leader as appropriate.
Updates the Audit team Leader and audit team with
audit progress.
Participates in Audit spot checks for cash holding
Proactively takes on additional tasks as requested
by the Internal Audit management.
Perform any other duties as assigned by the PBO
/SPBO Information Systems
Key Performance Indicators:
IT Strategy reviewed and Assessed for ability to
support business goals
System risks identified and controls assessed for
Audit and investigation plans/programs.
Documented and tested systems and controls.
Quality audit and investigation reports.
Accurate and complete working papers.
Draft audit reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
The Systems Forensic Auditor should preferably hold
a First Class or Upper Second Class Honors Degree from an accredited
institution in the fields of Computer Science/Management Information Systems.
Possession of a Master’s degree is an added advantage.
Possession of at least one industry certification
The applicant must preferably be a Certified
Forensic Examiner (CFE)
At least one Penetration testing certification such
Possession of a Master’s degree is an added
A minimum of five to seven years of internal or external
IT auditing experience.
Familiarity with Information Systems
standards/frameworks such as COBITTM, Val ITTM, Risk ITTM, ISO 27001 and ISO
27002 and ITIL.
Proven investigation skills
Skills in attack and Penetration testing
Excellent analytical thinking ability
Excellent communication and report writing skills
Conceptual thinking
Excellent interpersonal skills
Good team Work
Age: Between 28- 35
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates must send application letters which should be accompanied
A detailed Curriculum Vitae. Candidates MUST use
this BoU Curriculum Vitae to send their Curriculum Vitae, download here
Copies of academic qualifications, testimonials and
professional training certificates.
Names and contacts of three referees.
The completed
applications should be delivered to the Bank of Uganda Headquarters, Plot 37/45
Kampala Road and should be addressed to:
The Director,
Human Resource
Bank of Uganda,
P.O Box 7120,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 24th August 2015 by 5:00pm

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