EBC Head of Internal Audit Jobs in Uganda

EBC Head of Internal Audit Jobs in Uganda

Job Details;

  • The Head of Internal Audit is responsible for the development and execution of the annual audit plan, which includes leading a team of auditors and FMPU Officer in the performance of financial, operational, and compliance audits.

  • The role will report to the CEO with a dotted reporting line into the Board as well as future Audit Committee and will be responsible for communicating the results of audits to the Committee.

  • The role will also be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with management and the Board of Directors.

  • The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in auditing, with at least 2 of these in a leadership role. The candidate should also have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.

    Day to Day Duties and responsibilities

    1. Develop annually a risk-based internal audit plan for review and approval. Oversee the implementation of the approved plan, ensure proper resourcing for implementation of the plan, and adjust the plan as needed in response to changes in Umoja’s business risks, operations, systems and controls.

    2. Support across countries as the organisation grows, providing advice and guidance to in country teams to ensure we have a consistent approach to internal audit across our organisation.
    Keep senior management and the Board apprised of any changes needed to the internal audit plan.

    3. Ensure methodical documentation of work plans and recommendations and all required follow up on findings and corrective actions.

    4. Design and Implementation of an Audit System and Dashboard.

    5. Provide technical assistance with investigations, special audits, and provide subject-matter expertise as needed.

    6. Remain current on audit and regulatory trends and incorporate
    any required updates or activities into the annual audit plan.

    7. Perform organization-wide risk assessments to identify significant risks or exposure related to internal controls or compliance, laws and regulations, providing feedback and recommendations on business risks and improving operational processes where appropriate.

    8. Direct the work of external auditors on select audits, as directed by the Board and senior management, to ensure the audit work remains effective and within timelines.

    9.Recommend organization-wide training based on gaps identified

    10. Establish and assign departmental goals to team members and evaluate their performance.

    11. Responsible for coaching, mentoring, and developing career paths for direct reports and creating innovative solutions to challenges in the field.

    12. This role will need to create a motivational working environment for a team that spends the majority of time in the field and different locations


    1. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

    2. 5 years of related work experience with at least 2 years in a leadership level role.

    3. CPA, CIA, CISA or equivalent required.

    4. Comprehensive understanding of the finance, banking or microfinance industry is desirable

    5. Ability to effectively communicate with Board level stakeholders and Senior Management.

    For more information and job application details see;
    EBC Head of Internal Audit Jobs in Uganda

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