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Internal Audit Manager (Banking)

Full Time


To provide an independent appraisal, assist management to effectively discharge their responsibilities by providing relevant information for areas under review which will eventually, enhance and protect the company’s value through the provision of risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. To also provide an independent audit evaluation on systems and controls to improve the effectiveness of controls and governance process within the company and to execute audit assignments in accordance with relevant policies, procedures, and quality standards as required by a specialized deposit taking institution.


  1. Assist the Internal Audit function to deliver on the approved risk based annual engagement plan.
  2. Conduct detailed financial, operational and compliance audits and prepare timely reports in line with the risk based annual engagement plan.
  3. Review the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls within the company’s functions and identify improvement opportunities.
  4. Review the adequacy of controls established to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  5. Demonstrate flexibility and takes responsibility for completing the risk based annual engagement plan.
  6. Develop an in-depth knowledge of the business area and use this knowledge to assess risks and controls.
  7. Priorities effectively to deliver on time and adapt quickly to change and support business initiatives.
  8. Display professional skepticism, raising and discussing contentious observations with the supervisor and adapting their styles as necessary.
  9. Ensure audit fieldwork is conducted in a professional and timely manner
  10. Discuss audit findings with the process owners and agree on the recommendation for improvement.
  11. Prepare audit report for each audit engagement
  12. Follow up on recommendations to make sure that effective remedial action is being taken.
  13. Understand the professional internal audit standards and consistently apply the Internal Audit methodology in undertaking audit work.
  14. Be quick to learn and seek opportunities to share this knowledge with colleagues.
  15. Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned


  1. At least three (3) years auditing experience
  2. Experience in the financial services sector with a proven track record is an advantage.
  3. Significant report writing and presentation experience
  4. Experience in negotiation/influencing
  5. Computer literate (strong MS Office skills) & Audit software skills
  6. Experience in fraud Investigations
  7. Hands on experience with financial and operations Audit
  8. Proven experience with preparation of Internal Audit Strategic Plan, Engagement Plan and work program.
  9. Excellent knowledge of Internal Audit Standards (IPPF) and methodology
  10. Knowledge of the financial sector is highly required
  11. Analytical and quantitative
  12. Good interpersonal and communication skills
  13. Effective team player


  1. Minimum of first degree from a recognized institution
  2. Partly qualified professional from a recognized body such as CIA, CIMA, ICA (GH), ACCA, CPA, ACIB is considerable.
  3. Qualified professional from a recognized body such as CIA, CIMA, ICA (GH), ACCA, CPA, CISA is an advantage.
  4. Holders of any of these certifications; CISM, CISSP, ISO 270001, CEH, CHFI in addition to any of these; CIA, CIMA, ICA (GH), ACCA, CPA, CISA is an advantage.
  5. MBA is an advantage


Banking / Savings and Loans Experience(Required)
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