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BRAC International Head of Audit Jobs in Uganda

With over 100,000 employees reaching an estimated 135 million people, BRAC is the world’s largest non-governmental organization.

BRAC is a development success story, spreading anti-poverty solutions born in Bangladesh to 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa, making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of tools including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalysing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives.

Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organizations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global South. BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated.

The objective of this position is to provide an independent assurance on the effectiveness, efficiency and reliability of the institution’s strategic, financial, accounting, business, and legal operations.

It also ensures that the institution has a robust risk management system, internal controls complies with the laws, regulations, policies and procedures. The position holder will also conduct follow up audits to monitor the adequacy of management interventions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate audit charter, Internal Audit annual work plans, Internal Audit policies and procedure manuals.
  • Managing and coordinating the BRAC Uganda Bank Limited Audit Function and ensure there is effective communication between the Audit and all other stakeholders.
  • Preparing and submitting Internal Audit reports to Board and management.
  • Evaluating and reviewing Financial, Accounting and Operational performance of the institution and all the departments, functions and advice on improvements
  • Carrying out special Audit assignments.
  • Evaluating risk management processes, internal controls and recommend areas of improvements
  • Review all institutional policies and advise on areas of improvements.
  • Carrying out inspection, performance audits and value for money assessments.
  • Obtain analyses, evaluate accounting documentation and reliability of the reports.
  • Lead, guide , supervise, motivate, discipline, train, build capacity and manage performance of all staff in the audit department
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding the sector rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.

    Person Specifications:

  • Proven working experience as Internal Auditor/ Audit manager
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards, procedures, laws, rules, regulations and best practice.
  • Proven knowledge on financial sector regulations and industry trends
  • Extensive computer skills including MS Office, advanced Excel and PowerPoint proficiency.
  • High attention to detail, excellent analytical and planning skills and sound independent judgment
  • Knowledge of
    Accounting, various core banking, HR and Payroll applications
  • Ability to work in a multidimensional/multicultural setting
  • Good communication skills

    Educational Requirements:

    Graduation/Master or equivalent degree major in Finance or Accounts or relevant fields with professional chartered accountant degree/ACCA or CPA.

    Experience Requirements:

    8 to 10 years’ of experience in audit operations in regulated Financial Institutions preferably Credit Institutions (Tier 2) and above of which at least 5 years at the level of manager.

    Employment type: Contractual

    Salary: Negotiable

    How to Apply:

    If you feel you are the right match for above mentioned position, please email your CV with a letter of interest mentioning your educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at Please mention the name of the position, country allied for and AD# 08/17 in the subject bar.

    Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted.

    Application deadline: April 05, 2017

    Women are encouraged to apply

    Country nationals are encouraged to apply

    BRAC is an equal opportunity employer

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