Senior IT Audit Officer Jobs – Housing Finance Bank

Job Title:       Senior IT Audit Officer
Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
Information Systems Assurance & Advisory
About US:
Housing Finance Bank was incorporated as a private company under the
Companies Act in December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has
grown in leaps and bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a
mortgage lending. National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal
involved in real estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today,
the bank looks back with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage
lending business. Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty,
Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in
the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary: The Senior IT
Audit Officer will provide assurance audits on the risk, governance and control
environment of the Bank’s Information Systems to ensure confidentiality,
integrity and availability of the Bank’s Information Systems &
Infrastructure. The jobholder will also provide advisory services on
Information Technology System Development Life cycle/Acquisition of all systems
and modules that the Bank introduces.
Key Duties and
Provide input in developing 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
Carries out all assigned audits end-to-end;
including planning, evaluating and documenting the results, reporting and
follow up in accordance with the annual audit plan.
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 Manager IS
Audit before final reports are issued for corrective action.
Support the Manager IS Audit in providing input
to the annual IS audit plan/strategy to be included in the larger departmental
Annual Audit Plan.
Take a supporting role to the Senior Manager IS
Audit in putting programs and initiatives in place to support Internal Audit
Department to optimize the use of existing CAATs (i.e. Team Mate and ACL Audit
Exchange audit systems) such as providing internal technical support and
knowledge sharing services to all users when necessary.
Providing first level assurance services on all
key levels of the system development life cycle and acquisition process on all
Information Technology System and modules brought into the bank’s IT
Tasked with developing and maintaining
productive client, staff and management relationships through individual contacts
and group meetings

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank
Senior IT Audit Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer
Science, Information Systems/Technology or related field.
Professional Information Systems
Audit/Security/Risk Certifications such as CISA, CISM, or CISSP will be of
added advantage.
A minimum of three years of experience in areas
of IT Audit/Risk/Security preferably with a financial institution.
Possession of technical knowledge in Core
information system domains specifically Networks, Databases (Oracle and MS
SQL), Operating systems (MS & UNIX) and General computer applications.
Working knowledge of ACL and/or Teammate Audit
Systems is an added advantage
Good report writing skills.
Extensive knowledge auditing standards and
techniques is an added advantage.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a good team
Commendable analytical skills in evaluating data
and information.
Good negotiation skills.
Good communication skills both verbal and
Personal commitment to meet or exceed all
targets and objectives.
Utmost professional integrity.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send
their applications including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic
transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and
email address of both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue; P.
O. Box 1539, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only successful
candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have heard from us
within four weeks of closing date should consider their application
Deadline: 23rd October 2017 by
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