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Audit Manager -Special Audits

Kampala, Uganda

Job Type

Full Time


Pride Microfinance Limited [MDI] [Pride]

About the Organisation

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Job Description

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide; regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003. Pride is an equal opportunity employer looking for competent and experienced individuals to fill the following positions: -
Execute and manage all in-depth investigations and any other ADHOC assignment across all Pride network in line with the laid down policies and procedures to ensure that all fraud incidents are effectively identified and investigated and recommend mitigating measures to close the loopholes that the fraudsters exploited and act as expert witness during disciplinary and court hearings.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key duties and Responsibilities:

1. Investigations of fraud incidents.

• Come up with a hypothesis on allegations and complaints.

• Collect data relating to allegations.

• Analyse data and come up with a report detailing how a given fraud incident was perpetrated, clearly pointing out all the responsible parties for a given fraud incident, quantifying the exact amounts lost and come up with recommendations to close the identified gaps exploited.

• Acting as expert witness during disciplinary and court proceedings.

• Sensitize staff on all possible fraud incidents that Pride might face and encourage them to whistle blow any suspected fraud incident.

• Maintain a register for all fraud cases in Pride and follow up with all the responsible parties to ensure recovery of any amount lost by Pride or clients from the perpetrators.

• Ensure safe custody of all evidence gathered during investigations and avail it whenever it is needed.

• Review working papers and reports produced by Senior Internal Auditor- Special Audits to ensure all audit findings are supported by accurate supporting evidence.

2. Participate in the formulation of the annual work plan.

• Collect and analyze data for the assessment of fraud risks.

• Participate in the development of risk based annual

Internal Audit work plan.

• Conduct fraud risk analysis and likelihood of occurrence of frauds to prioritize areas of focus.

• Establish resource requirements to accomplish the planned Internal Audit annual activities.

• Identify teams to handle activities and allocate the work accordingly.

3. Supervise audit teams and ensure audit assignments are completed in time.

• Monitor the work done by all audit staff under your supervision docket to ensure that it is timely accomplished.

• Appraise and mentor all staff under your supervision docket and ensure that they all have up-to-date performance agreements.

• Ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the coverage of audit program.

• Prepare and submit accurate reports to the board

4. Lead and manage the performance and development of all subordinate staff.

• Participate in recruitment and selection of staff.

• Identify skill and competency gaps and recommend appropriate training and development.

• Monitor performance and carry out periodical performance appraisals.

• Develop and monitor work plan.

• Implement succession planning.

• Provide coaching and mentoring support.

• Prepare Board of Directors audit summaries to Head Internal Audit for review and issue to Board of Directors.

• Lead and manage the performance and development of all subordinate staff.

Qualifications and Experience

Education and skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Law, Risk Management, or any other related field.

• Professional qualification such as Certified Fraud Examiner, ACCA, CPA, CIA or CISA.

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

How to Apply

Job application procedure
If you believe you have the necessary skills, experience and desire to make a difference, then apply immediately by either sending your application to (max of 2 attachments) or hand deliver your Resume, Academic documents and application to the address below; not later than August 22, 2023. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date

22 August 2023

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