Senior Internal Auditor



Senior Internal Auditor

Reports to:  Manager Internal Audit

Division – Internal Audit and Forensics services

Level 3(15)


Main Purpose of the Job

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 positions:


  • Plans and executes financial and operational audits engagements as per the combined assurance plan and in accordance to MTN stipulated audit methodology.
  • Reviews functions and activities to determine operations, policies, procedures & other internal control established to achieve objectives
  • Determines the scope, nature and timing of audit activities;
  • Designs audit procedures and programs;
  • Holds opening conferences to communicate with auditees on issues related to the audits;
  • Prepares audit planning memoranda for the supervisor's approval;
  • Assess the risks inherent in the company's business, financial, operational and related activities
  • Determines the adequacy of established internal control to prevent and/or detect errors and irregularities;
  • Develops audit programs to facilitate the review of related controls to determine the operational efficiency of established controls
  • Executes audit engagements to test the effectiveness of established controls in line with approved audit programs
  • Prepares audit reports making value adding recommendations required to enable the business to effectively manage key risks
  • Report on a regular basis to the supervisor on the progress with regard to financial, operational and related audit assignments.
  • Schedules and facilitates exit conference with auditees to communicate audit results and agree management actions
  • Complete the allocated audit assignments on a timely basis bearing in mind value addition to the business whist meeting the expected internal audit quality assurance standards
  • Facilitate the business in accelerated resolution of outstanding audit points through continuously engaging management on audit issues
  • Advises management on an ongoing basis, on financial and operational controls, compliance & related issues to prevent costly errors and irregularities
  • Executes Continuous Controls Monitoring activities as scheduled on the Combined Assurance Plan
  • Represents Business Risk Management on organizational project teams, at management and tender meetings to champion proactive risk management
  • Performs related work as assigned by audit management.


The applicant must possess the following;


  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce or Business Administration or in relevant business field
  • Professional Certification as ACCA, CIA or CPA is a must
  • CISA is added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in internal audit or external audit (with a reputable audit firm) specializing in business process assurance, financial and operational audits.
  • Strong experience in performing and leading risk assessments as well and development and execution of audit programs.
  • Broad working knowledge & experience applying auditing techniques and standards
  • Experience in a Telecom, ISP or Financial services environment
  • Experience working with senior management.
  • Experience in use of CAATs, data analytic tools preferable ACL


    Trainings & Knowledge:
  • Financial, operations and business process audits
  • Fraud risk management,
  • Business risk management
  • Industry (Telecommunications)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Proficient at Auditing, investigating
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Strategic thinking, negotiation & Leadership skills
  • Analytical + statistical skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Presentation skills
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to motivate and mentor
  • Stable work history



    MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.

    Interested candidates should email their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview), recent pay-slip and copy of driving permit to, not later than Wednesday, 03rd  April, 2019.

    Please use this format in the Subject Line i.e. Senior Internal Auditor-Surname First Name-current Dep't

    NB: Please note that presentation of false academic documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.

    Only successful candidates will be contacted.