Audit Manager – Information Systems Audits job at Equity Bank Kenya
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Vacancy title:
Audit Manager – Information Systems Audits

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Equity Bank Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, June 21 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, June 07 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Equity Bank Limited (The "Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 - 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488), and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance a...

Job Purpose
• Our purpose is transforming lives, giving dignity, and expanding opportunities for wealth creation.
• The Audit Manager – Information Systems Audits is responsible for conducting comprehensive audits and assessments of information technology (IT) systems, processes, and controls across the Group. This role plays a critical part in evaluating the effectiveness of IT controls, identifying risks, and providing recommendations for improvement to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards.
• Reports to Senior Manager – Information Systems Audits

Job Responsibilities
IT Audit Planning and Execution:
• Participate in the development and execution of the annual IT audit plan.
• Conduct IT audits across various business units and subsidiaries, focusing on areas such as application controls, data integrity, change management, IT operations, and business continuity / disaster recovery controls.
• Evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of IT controls, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
• Perform technical testing and analysis, including data analytics.
• Collaborate with other audit teams to deliver integrated audits and advisory assignments.
Audit Reporting and Documentation:
• Prepare comprehensive audit reports detailing findings, risks, and recommendations for remediation.
• Document audit procedures, evidence, and working papers in accordance with established standards and methodologies.
• Collaborate with IT teams and business stakeholders to validate findings and ensure accurate reporting.

Risk Assessment and Advisory:
• Analyze and evaluate the potential impact of identified risks on the organization's IT systems, operations, and overall risk posture.
• Provide practical recommendations to mitigate risks and enhance the effectiveness of IT controls.
• Assist in the development and implementation of remediation plans, as necessary.
• Contribute to IT advisory projects and assessments, providing subject matter expertise and guidance.

Continuous Learning and Development:
• Stay updated with emerging IT risks, regulatory changes, and industry best practices related to IT auditing.
• Participate in training and professional development opportunities to enhance technical and auditing skills.
• Contribute to the improvement of audit methodologies and procedures within the team.

Stakeholder Management:
• Collaborate effectively with IT teams, business units, and relevant stakeholders during audit engagements.
• Foster positive relationships and maintain open communication channels to facilitate the audit process.
• Provide guidance and support to junior auditors and team members as needed.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, cybersecurity, or a related field from a recognized university.
• Professional certifications such as CISA, CISSP, or equivalent IT auditing certifications.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT auditing, IT risk management, or related roles preferably within the financial services industry.

Competencies
• Proficient in conducting reviews of IT General Controls, IT Application Controls, IT Projects Assurance.
• Proficient in the use of auditing tools, techniques, and methodologies, including data analytics and automated testing.
• Proficient in conducting reviews of IT General Controls, IT Application Controls, Information Risk Management, IT Projects Assurance and related areas.
• Familiarity with IT frameworks, standards, and regulations (e.g., COBIT, ITIL, ISO 27001).
• Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, for effective reporting and stakeholder management.
• Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders.
• Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.
• Results orientation
• High integrity and strength of character

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Equity Bank Kenya on equitybank.taleo.net to apply




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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, June 21 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 07-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-06-2067
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