Internal Audit Manager

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The Lesotho PostBank your only Basotho bank invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following vacant position:

Job Title : Internal Audit Manager
Reports to : Chief Audit Executive
Location : Maseru

JOB PURPOSE

To provide assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Bank’s system of internal controls, governance and risk management processes.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

•Plans financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits;
•Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit;
•Conducts risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks;
•Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment;
•Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement;
•Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors;
•Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices;
•Researches new or technical subjects when required to support audits;
•Provides feedback on performance of Internal Auditors and on audit assignments as applicable;
•Ensures that assigned audit engagements are carried out successfully from beginning to end;
•Identifies and communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk;
•Manages audit engagements, provides guidance and overall review of deliverables;
•Ensures audit conclusions are based on complete understanding of the process, circumstances and risk;
•Reviews audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives;
•Obtains and reviews evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

•Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Auditing or Accounting;
•At least 5 years internal or external auditing experience or related experience (e.g. Compliance, Legal, Internal Controls, Risk, Corporate Governance).
•Background in banking and financial services desirable.
•Knowledge of auditing processes and procedures, a must.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

•Ability to observe and understand business processes ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately.
•Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
•Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate.
•Solid listening skills and ability to identify gaps in logic – inquisitive.
•Strong organization and follow up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments.
•Reliability.
•Possess an appropriate combination of technical expertise in fields such as auditing, finance, technology, operations, or investigations.
•Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change.

Applications (including names of three referees) accompanied by certified copies of relevant certificates should be emailed to [email protected]/ or to [email protected] or hand delivered to:

Human Resources Department
Lesotho PostBank
Mafike House, 1st Floor,
Maseru

The closing date for submission of applications is 31 January 2020.
Disclaimer : ONLY Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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