Job Description

Officer, Internal Audit (1)


The job holder is responsible for evaluating adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the internal control systems and procedures as per the audit universe.


  • Using audit testing, identify key risk areas within the financial cluster and propose appropriate controls to mitigate the risks.
  • Apply a risk-based approach in the execution of the audit engagements or assigned ad-hoc investigations.
  • Prepare comprehensive working papers to support audit work performed and conclusions made.
  • Utilize data analytics to extract insights, supporting audit observations and make impactful audit recommendations.
  • Follow up with management to ensure that management actions have been effectively implemented.
  • Conduct effective exit meetings i.e. discuss audit findings and their impacts professionally and confidently with appropriate levels of the organization.
  • Ensure audit reports articulate gaps in the risk management processes, internal control deficiencies, and regulatory non-compliance.
  • Continuously engage with stakeholders to ensure agreed corrective actions have been effectively implemented.
  • Participate in the risk-based audit planning process that identifies units / processes that should be prioritized for audit.
  • Prepare audit plans for individual projects and document relevant planning memos.
  • Plan assigned activities and ensure adherence to the internal audit processes service level agreements to ensure timely completion of engagements.


Customers of this Position

  • All the departments of the Bank


Knowledge; Skills and Experience required for this Role

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field
  • Relevant Professional Qualification (CPA/ACCA)
  • Member of a relevant professional body

Work Experience

  • 0-3 years of working experience in the financial sector is preferred

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to write complex reports;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Quality work output;
  • Contributes to team;
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations;
  • Adhering to Principles and Values;
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks. 

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