Legal and Compliance Auditor


The Lesotho PostBank, your only Basotho Bank invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following vacant positions:

Job Title

Legal and Compliance Auditor – Peterson Grade C

Reports to

Internal Audit Manager


Internal Audit




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


• Performs Legal and Compliance audits to provide an independent and objective evaluation of Legal and Compliance risk within Lesotho PostBank.

• Identifies risks, assesses mitigating controls, and makes recommendations to improve the control environment.

•Executes audit field work in compliance with quality standards following and completing prepared audit programmes.

•Keeps sufficient and appropriate audit evidence to support audit conclusions.

•Executes audit assignments within the agreed budget and timelines.

• Prepares a quality and balanced audit report to specified standards, encapsulating the control weaknesses identified and results of audit work performed, with minimal editorial changes.

•incorporates fundamental principles, key issues and control themes emanating from other functional areas and assurance providers to ensure relevant & appropriate audit findings.

•Keeps abreast of emerging industry standards, best practices, industry challenges, upcoming legislation, operational requirements, and technology changes related to the banking industry and internal audit environment.

•Identifies opportunities for innovation in audit as well as client processes and develop practical solutions to implement innovative practices.

•Follow-ups on open audit issues and their resolution; and

•Participates in department-wide initiatives and perform other duties as assigned.

•Incorporates data analytics (DA) to enhance audit planning and create efficiencies in audit fieldwork.

•Carries out ad-hoc or special assignments as may be determined by management.


•LLB or equivalent qualification.

•At least 3 years’ experience in internal or external audit.

•Experience in banking and financial services environment preferred.


•Proactive in researching business best practice concepts 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.

•Excellent interpersonal and persuasive skills.

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willingness to adapt to change.

How to Apply

Applications [including names of three referees) accompanied by certified copies of relevant certificates should be emailed to  hr©Ipb.calsi or to mmoseli© or hand delivered to:

Human Capital Office

Lesotho PostBank

Mafike House, 1st Floor. Maseru, Lesotho The closing date for submission of applications is 09th Oune 2023 DISCLAIMER: ONLY SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED