Internal Auditor Job Opportunities – DFCU Bank

Job Title:  Internal Auditor

Organisation: DFCU Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Audit Manager- IT


About US:

dfcu Bank is a fast-growing Bank in Uganda offering a wide range of financial solutions to its chosen market segments. We are seeking to recruit for the position of IT Security, Standards and Architecture Manager in our Operations (COO) Domain to support our expansion strategy.


Job Summary:  Reporting to the Audit Manager- IT, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for conducting IT and Business integrated audits and evaluating the Bank’s internal controls, operations, risk management and governance processes within Business Technology. The holder will support the Internal Audit function in accomplishing its objectives by fostering a systematic, disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of risk management, control, and governance processes within the Bank.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop 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 mitigated.
  • Conducts all assigned audits 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, Audit Manager -IT, and the Senior IT Audit Manager before final reports are issued for corrective action.
  • Performs general and application control reviews for simple to complex information systems and IT platforms.
  • Performs information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance.
  • Performs reviews of internal control procedures and security for systems under development and/or enhancements to current systems.
  • Take a lead in supporting Internal Audit department to optimize the use of TeamMate, and IDEA audit software by providing internal support services to all users when necessary.
  • Prepares audit findings and working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audits and conclusions.
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective action(s).
  • Conduct investigate audits in liaison with the risk department on reported frauds and forgeries as may be assigned.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the DFCU Bank Internal Auditor job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information systems/Technology or Business-related Degree.
  • Professional certification such as CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT or CISSP etc.
  • At least three years of experience in providing IT audit and assurance services in a bank, consultancy firm or a very busy and dynamic organization.
  • Good understanding and technical knowledge in Information systems and Technology (particularly Networks, Databases, Operating systems and General Computer Applications).
  • Knowledge of IT Auditing and Assurance standards, principles, and procedures.
  • Experience in use of CAATS like IDEA and audit management software like Teammate with a broad working knowledge of auditing techniques and standards.
  • Strong understanding and experience on database design and implementation techniques using MS SQL Server and Oracle is required.
  • Experience in performing control reviews on Application development procedures, programming and Application security procedures and standards.
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.
  • Practical understanding of relevant industry regulations and their impact on technology.
  • Knowledge of business and associated technology risks and controls in complex business application environments.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong and proficient analytical skills.
  • Stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.


How to Apply:

If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), to the email address indicated below.


Deadline: 21st September 2022


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