Internal Audit Officer

Type: Full Time Deadline: 1 months, 42 days
Category: Banking Location: Dar-es-Salaam
Other Categories: Accounting & Bookkeeping ,
Job Level: Junior

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work within the Internal Audit Team to ensure a system is in place which ensures that all major risks of the bank are identified and analysed on an annual basis;
  • Perform the internal audit functions including the annual audit plan activities which fulfils the responsibility of the department by timely completing work as assigned;
  • Make recommendations on the systems, policy and procedures being reviewed, report on the findings and recommendations and monitor management's response and implementation;
  • Review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for and/or by management;
  • Reviewing and reporting compliance with policies, procedures and statutory requirements;
  • Identify internal control weakness on the business processes, procedures and respective policies and recommend relevant remediation of the same;
  • Communicate preliminary findings with management prior inclusion on the final audit report.
  • Annually, propose improvement on the design of the audit procedures and other Internal Audit documentation;
  • Conduct any special reviews or tasks as requested by the Internal Audit Manager, provided such reviews and tasks do not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function.
  • Conducting risk assessments of the various departments and/or functional areas of the bank in established/required timelines;
  • Determining the scope of review required for each particular circumstance;
  • Obtaining required information directly or indirectly through examination of records or interviews with staff;
  • Verbally communicating complex and significant findings to the Internal Audit Manager as required and drafting comprehensive and complete reports for submission to the Audit Committee;
  • Performance of any other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Internal Audit Manager.


Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other related fields
  • Having a CPA/ACCA is an added advantage

Experience Requirements

  • One to two years relevant experience in Internal/external audit, Finance or accounting.
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Excellent analytical skills and questioning mind-set.
  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills;
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, database, etc.);
  • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with other bank staff.

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