Audit Manager Job Vacancy at MTN in Uganda


Job Title: Audit Manager
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the vacant Position of Audit Manager.

The position reports to the Senior Manager, Internal Audit

The main purpose of the job is: -

To spearhead evaluation of risk exposures, assess adequacy and effectiveness of controls relating to Company’s governance, regarding the;

    Reliability and integrity of financial and operational information.
    Efficiency and effectiveness of processes.
    Safeguarding of assets
    Compliance with laws, regulations, policies, procedures and contracts

Prime responsibilities of the position:

    Provide input into the combined assurance plan according to the strategic objectives and the associated risks.
    Assess the risks inherent in the company’s processes and recommend measures to mitigate them./li>
    Execution of the financial and operational audit assignments indicated in the combined assurance plan and ensures compliance to Group stipulated methodology.
    Provide support to other assurance processes to ensure that the overall opinion incorporates the risks identified in the underlying information systems.
    Foster a culture of risk awareness within the company.
    Facilitate the business in accelerated resolution of outstanding audit points.
    Monitor the operation of identified controls and recommendations on an ongoing basis.
    Identify the significant risks associated with the company’s strategic objectives.
    Ensure that the knowledge gained from consulting engagements is incorporated into audit assignments and overall audit plan.
    Ensure adequate allocation and utilization of resource within the audit unit.
    Coordinate ad hoc audits including crises management.
    Continuously identify and communicate areas where the Continuous control Monitoring framework can be utilized.
    Ensure the existence and ongoing adherence to the policies, procedures, methodologies and standards within the internal audit function.
    Communicate the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management for inclusion into quarterly audit and risk committee reports.
    Provide input into the allocated sections quarterly audit and risk committee reports.
    Advise management on issues pertaining to risk management, internal controls and corporate governance processes.
    Incorporate knowledge gained from consulting engagements into audit assignments and overall audit plan.
    Manage challenges arising from prioritization of planned internal audits & other assigned projects.
    Manage the performance of teams and team members.
    Ensure skills transfer to team including staff development, motivation and business continuity.
    Conduct the necessary supervision and quality assurance procedures in accordance with the Group Internal audit methodology.
    To ensure that planned audits are carried out and any areas for improvement discussed and reported to senior management and executive.

The applicant must possess the following;

    Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Business Administration, Computer Engineering
    Professional qualification in Accountancy/ Auditing i.e. ACCA, CIMA, CIA, CPA etc.
    Qualifications in CISA, Experience in use of CAATs, and or Experience in forensics audits is an added advantage.
    Minimum 4 years in an internal audit function within a telecom or banking environment or 4 years in external audit specializing in business process assurance with a reputable audit firm.
    Broad working knowledge of auditing techniques and standards.
    Enterprise wise risk assessment approaches.
    Strong experience in performing and leading technology risk assessments as well as development and execution of audit plans.
    Audit, Risk and Revenue Assurance in the Telecommunications environment.
    Understanding of MTN Uganda operations.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.



Deadline:14th Nov 2012



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