Assistant Manager Information Technology Audits job at Deposit protection Fund of Uganda

Deposit protection Fund of Uganda

Assistant Manager Information Technology Audits job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 November 2022

Hiring Organization: Deposit protection Fund of Uganda

Job Details:

Position: Assistant Manager Information Technology Audits
Grade: Principal Officer
Reports To: Internal Audit Director
Direct Reports: None
Job Purpose:
Responsible for planning and coordinating assurance audits and providing consultancy services on the Fund’s information systems and processes to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, governance, and internal controls.

1. Provide input into the development of the annual internal audit plan.
2. Lead information systems audit’s annual risk assessments.
3. Conduct information systems audit projects and contribute to the successful delivery of the internal audit plan.
4. Ensure that information systems audits are performed following established professional standards and remain abreast of emerging trends and best practices.
5. Draft all information systems audit reports for review by the Head of Internal Audit.
6. Manage the process to track, follow up and ultimately close all open audit issues if necessary.
7. Promote a culture of cost-consciousness, self-assessment, and adherence to high ethical standards.
8. Develop professionally written policy and procedure proposals that clearly articulate the Fund’s value proposition.

1. Assists in the development of the Fund’s annual internal audit plan.
2. Manages performance of information systems audit assignments, and reviews working papers and audit reports.
3. Schedule and plan information systems audits, initiate project planning, assess risk and develop audit direction.
4. Performs preliminary planning and establishes a direction for information systems audits, provides leadership to assigned auditors, and manages projects to quality outcomes while meeting the established time budget.
5. Performs information systems audit work, including plan preparation, working papers, findings, and associated reports.
6. Coordinates and interacts with staff and with external audit and law enforcement agencies, as needed and may be required to testify in court.
7. Consults with and advise management and staff on strategic, operational, and administrative issues related to information systems.
8. Keeps abreast of the Fund’s information systems policies and procedures, current developments in Information Technology, and changes in applicable IT-related standards.
9. Coordinates and interacts with audit firms performing external audits of the Fund’s financial statements.
10. Develops and provides training to Fund’s departments when requested to do so.

Expected Outputs:
1. Reviewed plans for the Fund’s information systems business processes.
2. Evaluated the efficacy of information systems risk management procedures of the Fund.
3. Protection against fraud and theft of the Fund’s IT assets.
4. Compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and standards.
5. Recommendations on the improvement of information systems internal controls, risk management and governance.
6. Presentations to the Executive Committee and/or the Board of Directors.

Technical Competences
1. Compliance auditing of information systems.
2. Performance auditing of information systems.
3. Auditing of internal controls related to information systems.
4. Assessment of internal control, risks and governance processes related to information systems.
5. Information systems risks assessment for auditing.
6. Audit Report writing.
7. Fraud detection.
8. Project management.

Behavioural Competences
1. Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.
2. Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
3. Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational goals and deliverables. In addition, builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect.
4. Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
5. Self-Management and thoroughness: Effectively manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. In addition, ensures that work is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
6. Communication: Shares and receives information using clear oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
7. Stress Tolerance/tact: Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations, and diplomatically handles challenging or tense interpersonal situations.
8. Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways that further the accomplishment of its goals.
9. People Management: Leads and engages people to maximize organizational and individual performance through alignment with the Fund’s mission and attainment of strategic and operational goals.
10. Coaching and Mentoring: Enables co-workers to grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement. In addition, influences others to be excited and committed to furthering the Fund’s objectives.

Minimum Qualifications And Experience:
1. A first-class or upper-second-class degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or equivalent from a recognized University is essential.
2. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is essential.
3. 5+ years of relevant professional experience at a senior officer level or its equivalent in auditing information systems in a reputable organization is essential.
4. A Master’s degree in a relevant field is desired.
5. Professional qualifications in auditing and accounting like CIA, CPA, ACCA, and CFE are an added advantage.
6. Professional qualifications in IT security like CISSP, CISM, CEH and any other IT-related certification are an added advantage.
7. Certification in project management is an added advantage.


Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-10-23




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