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Audit Manager Job at UAP - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Audit Manager

Jobs at:
UAP

Deadline of this Job:
10th February 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
UAP Old Mutual Insurance is a leading insurance company in Uganda and part of the UAP Old Mutual Group with growing operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The group is part of Old Mutual pic. which is ct leading multinational long-term savings, protection and investment group which has been operating for over 169 years. lt has operations in Africa. Europe, the Americas and Asia, supported by over 56,000 employees serving over 16 million customers. Old Mutual is listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchange, UAP Old Mutual Insurance is seeking for o very dynamic person to join its Audit team.
Role Title: AUDIT MANAGER
Business portfolio: UAP-OLD MUTUAL GROUP-EAST AFRICA
Location: UGANDA
Reports to : functionality- audit committee and head group international audit UDIT; administratively –managing director
ROLE SUMMARY
The role supports the Group Head of Audit in assisting the Board and Executive Management to protect the assets, reputation Old Mutual entities within the East Africa region. The role will be responsible for all UAP-Old Mutual business operations in Uganda that include: Investments. Properties. Short term and Long term Insurance and sustainability of the UAP Old Mutual Group as well as the functional management and audit assurance delivery of UAP-1
ROLE DESCRIPTIONS
In consultation with the Group Head of Audit

  • Manages, administers and executes audits for UAP-Old Mutual entities within Uganda and from time to time within the East Africa region. The role may necessitate up to 30% travel within East Africa.
  • Helps the business to deliver the strategic initiatives successfully by focusing on the significant risks. both existing and emerging.
  • Delivers multiple audit assignments in time & in accordance with the Group Internal Audit GlA) methodology & quality standards. Interacts with and provides audit assurance to the respective Audit and Risk Committees.
  • Provides independent opinion on risk & control environment for the various business units or processes.
  • Engages with business unit process owners to agree on audit deliverable: (risk assessments. control workshops and adequacy assessments). timeframes and issues audit findings in relation to work done.
  • Challenges and influences the relevant executives to improve the governance, risk and control culture. '
  • Manages staff within area of responsibility including budgets.
  • Meets key customers to gain a better understanding of business expectations.
  • Provides clients with an understanding of GIA expectations and applies GIA protocols.
  • Contributes to developmental interventions and on the job coaching. I


  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
  • Professional qualifications (CPA, ACCA. CISA. CIA).
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in the internal audit function and / or external audit function.
  • Experience in the financial services industry is an added advantage. |
SKILLS

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills including effective report writing ability.
  • Strong relationship management and Interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact with Senior Management across various functions and departments within the UAP—Old Mutual Group.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Driven to deliver real value and quality service to a demanding and diverse client base.
  • Confident and self-motivated.
  • Organised and structured approach with ability to multi-task.
  • Quality orientation.
Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are requested to apply for the role through recrultmentuic@uap-group.com by 10th February 2017.