Internal Audit Associate job at Watu Credit Africa - Tanzania
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Vacancy title:
Internal Audit Associate

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

Jobs at:

Watu Credit Africa - Tanzania

Deadline of this Job:
Saturday, August 26 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam, East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 07 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose
The Internal Audit Associate will assist the Internal Audit & Risk Manager in providing assurance on the effectiveness of controls in place to address risks to the achievement of Watu’s strategic and operational objectives.

Key duties and Responsibilities
• Assist in audit planning documentation, conduct walkthroughs, and assesses the internal control environment through control and substantive testing
• Provide high quality, professional day-to-day execution of internal audit engagements and projects in line with firm risk management practices.
• Prepare audit testing programs and assess the adequacy of the design and operation of the controls associated with the key risks identified
• Assist and support the Internal audit team in all planned audits, that includes financial, operational, compliance and information technology audits
• Build relationships with auditees and business management on each audit and develop ongoing relationships with key stakeholders in aligned business areas
• Lead discussions with auditees regarding audit observations
• Track and manage reporting timelines and expectations
• Document effective audit procedures and workpapers
• Prepare draft reports that clearly state the internal audit conclusions and recommendations that are backed by evidence and documented audit processes
• Maintain back up (physical and electronic) of all internal audit materials for easy retrieval and reference and monitor adherence to document management process within the internal audit department
• Carry out other responsibilities as may be required by the Internal Audit & Risk Manager and the Head of Internal Audit & Risk

Key performance indicators
• Percentage of audits completed vs planned assignments
• Consistent compliance with the defined methodology, Working Papers and reporting templates
• Potential operational efficiencies/process improvement/cost savings generated from implementing internal audit recommendations.
• Significance of audit findings
• Certifications obtained /number of training hours per year.
• Adhering to IIA Code of Ethics and Watu TZ values and Code of conduct.


Education level: Minimum of a university degree, preferably in a business-related discipline or Information Technology from a reputable and recognized institution
Certifications: A 2nd level ACCA or CPA.
- CIA/CISA will be an added advantage.
Experience: A minimum of 2 years of experience in internal or external audit with a reputable organization or financial institution

Technical skills:
• Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules, and regulations
• High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Experience in working with data and data manipulation tools is an added advantage

Behavioral skills:
• Ability to perform under pressure, handle heavy workloads, and meet stringent reporting deadlines
• Ability to work as part of an effective dynamic team
• Ability to work unsupervised and maintain motivation
• Maintain the highest standards of professionalism and independence in the execution of duties with the highest level of integrity and quality
• Ability to handle sensitive company information and maintain confidentiality.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Saturday, August 26 2023
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 07-08-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-08-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-08-2077
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