Senior Internal Auditor/ Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance Officer (1)

General Summary

The Senior Internal Auditor (SIA) is responsible for supporting the internal audit unit in the planning, execution, and reporting of scheduled audits/ special reviews/ investigations; drafting internal audit reports to communicate audit results to management; performing initial reviews of work performed by junior audit team members; supervising, guiding and mentoring junior audit staff; and performing any other duties as assigned by the Internal Audit Manager and Senior Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Management.

Key Responsibilities

Internal Audit:

  • Conduct and take lead on audits/ special reviews with respect to major audit assignments. 
  • Execute audits in accordance with the Internal Audit methodology/ programme.
  • Execute internal audit plans efficiently to ensure that work is completed within specified time and quality parameters.
  • Monitor the progress of audits and carry out initial reviews of work performed by junior members of the audit team.
  • During and at the end of the audit execution, communicate and highlight key matters for the Managers’ attention.
  • Engage auditees in discussions of preliminary audit findings.
  • Prepare draft internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed and making practical recommendations.
  • Supervise and coach junior staff to ensure quality in all phases of the audit process.
  • As delegated by the IA Manager and/or Senior Manager:
    • Preside over audit entry and exit meetings
    • Communicate audit findings to management
    • Participate at any other forum as may be reasonably assigned.
  • Monitor/ perform follow-ups on the status of agreed audit recommendations.
  • Carry out risk assessments of potential sub-grantees.

Fraud Prevention and Control:

  • Carry out fraud investigations, whistleblower allegations and other investigative assignments as may be assigned by the Senior Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Management.
  • Draft investigative reports.

Anti-money Laundering Compliance:

  • Assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of an anti-money laundering program within the Institute
  • Ensure compliance with current AML regulations, and other relevant legislation
  • Identify and report all suspicious transactions to the Senior Manager IA & Risk Management for onward submission.
  • Briefing and reporting to Senior Manager IA & Risk Management on matters relating to internal AML compliance policies and procedures
  • Overseeing and implementing an ongoing AML training program for other employees

Others:

  • Identify training needs of the team members and recommend specific training opportunities for the team.
  • Participate in the monthly orientation program of new staff in the organisation
  • Represent the audit section at any other meetings/ fora when called upon or in the absence of the IA Manager and Senior Manager, IA & RM.
  • Perform any other duties as may be reasonably assigned.

 

Person Specification

  • The candidate should posses a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University.
  • Possession of or studying to attain professional qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIA or CIMA.
  • AML Certifications would be an added advantage
  • At least four years’ experience in the Internal Audit department of a reputable organization and/or experience in a reputable audit firm.
  • Experience in IT audits will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of audit procedures and requirements
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting packages - preferably Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Knowledge of donor accountability requirements
  • Knowledge of Anti-money laundering guidelines.
  • Accurately compile data and analyze information
  • Use professional judgment and skepticism to conduct work.
  • Comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and auditees.
  • Work both independently and as a team member, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit team members.
  • Learn and take on assignments of a specialist nature.
  • Perform frequent trips to our project sites up country.
  • Effective report writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint, etc.)


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SIAX001

Kampala
Full-time


MANAGER INTERNAL AUDIT



SIAX001
Kampala
Full-time

MANAGER INTERNAL AUDIT


General Summary

The Senior Internal Auditor (SIA) is responsible for supporting the internal audit unit in the planning, execution, and reporting of scheduled audits/ special reviews/ investigations; drafting internal audit reports to communicate audit results to management; performing initial reviews of work performed by junior audit team members; supervising, guiding and mentoring junior audit staff; and performing any other duties as assigned by the Internal Audit Manager and Senior Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Management.

Key Responsibilities

Internal Audit:

  • Conduct and take lead on audits/ special reviews with respect to major audit assignments. 
  • Execute audits in accordance with the Internal Audit methodology/ programme.
  • Execute internal audit plans efficiently to ensure that work is completed within specified time and quality parameters.
  • Monitor the progress of audits and carry out initial reviews of work performed by junior members of the audit team.
  • During and at the end of the audit execution, communicate and highlight key matters for the Managers’ attention.
  • Engage auditees in discussions of preliminary audit findings.
  • Prepare draft internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed and making practical recommendations.
  • Supervise and coach junior staff to ensure quality in all phases of the audit process.
  • As delegated by the IA Manager and/or Senior Manager:
    • Preside over audit entry and exit meetings
    • Communicate audit findings to management
    • Participate at any other forum as may be reasonably assigned.
  • Monitor/ perform follow-ups on the status of agreed audit recommendations.
  • Carry out risk assessments of potential sub-grantees.

Fraud Prevention and Control:

  • Carry out fraud investigations, whistleblower allegations and other investigative assignments as may be assigned by the Senior Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Management.
  • Draft investigative reports.

Anti-money Laundering Compliance:

  • Assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of an anti-money laundering program within the Institute
  • Ensure compliance with current AML regulations, and other relevant legislation
  • Identify and report all suspicious transactions to the Senior Manager IA & Risk Management for onward submission.
  • Briefing and reporting to Senior Manager IA & Risk Management on matters relating to internal AML compliance policies and procedures
  • Overseeing and implementing an ongoing AML training program for other employees

Others:

  • Identify training needs of the team members and recommend specific training opportunities for the team.
  • Participate in the monthly orientation program of new staff in the organisation
  • Represent the audit section at any other meetings/ fora when called upon or in the absence of the IA Manager and Senior Manager, IA & RM.
  • Perform any other duties as may be reasonably assigned.

 

Person Specification

  • The candidate should posses a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University.
  • Possession of or studying to attain professional qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CIA or CIMA.
  • AML Certifications would be an added advantage
  • At least four years’ experience in the Internal Audit department of a reputable organization and/or experience in a reputable audit firm.
  • Experience in IT audits will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of audit procedures and requirements
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting packages - preferably Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Knowledge of donor accountability requirements
  • Knowledge of Anti-money laundering guidelines.
  • Accurately compile data and analyze information
  • Use professional judgment and skepticism to conduct work.
  • Comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and auditees.
  • Work both independently and as a team member, with limited required direction and guidance, and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit team members.
  • Learn and take on assignments of a specialist nature.
  • Perform frequent trips to our project sites up country.
  • Effective report writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint, etc.)


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General summary

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Background:

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The Research Assistant shall strictly abide by the terms and conditions of this TOR and deliver the required outputs as indicated in Section 2, abide by the minimum information requirements and general procedures as required in performing his duties.

IDI is looking for a competent and experienced individual to fill the position below:

 

General summary

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