Lead Internal Audit & Compliance Job at BK TecHouse Ltd – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

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Vacancy title:
Lead Internal Audit & Compliance

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Information Technology , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

BK TecHouse Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
17 May 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 05, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Background information
BK TecHouse Ltd. is a Digital, Lean-Agile Technology Company dedicated to delighting our customers, employees and shareholders by providing high quality Innovative Technology products and services that empower our customers to strive in a fast-changing market. We provide equal employment opportunity for all, promote Servant Leadership and behave with integrity and transparency. A career with BK TecHouse offers greater opportunity, greater challenge and greater satisfaction. .

Job Title: Lead Internal Audit & Compliance
Department/ Section/Unit: Internal Audit & Compliance
Location : Kigali-Rwanda
Reports to: Board of Directors
Indirect report: Chief Executive Officer
Direct Reports: Data Governance Specialist, Cyber security specialist & IT audit

Purpose of the Job
The position of Internal audit & compliance Managerconsists of:
• Evaluate overall company activities and give assurance of adequate control measures within functional departments;
• Providing organizations with guidance on financial accuracy, internal controls and regulatory compliance. He examines and improves operating practices, and financial and risk management processes of the organization.

Main Responsibilities
• Identify and reduce all business and financial risks through effective implementation and monitoring of controls;
• Develop, implement and maintain internal audit policies and procedures in accordance with local and internal best practice;
• Compile and implement the annual internal Audit plan;
• Provide consulting and advisory services, beyond internal auditing assurance services, to assist management in meeting its objectives; and, maintain a quality assurance program by which the function assures the operation of internal auditing activities;
• Liaise with the external auditors as appropriate, for the purpose of providing optimal audit coverage;
• Carry out special audits and investigations as may be required by the Board of Directors and/ or Management in case fraudulent activity is suspected;
• Follow up on the implementation of different reporting Standards and various procedures, laws, rules, regulations, external audit or donor recommendations;
• Follow up on the implementation of internal audit recommendations and continuous monitoring of the control environment;
• Manage resources and audit assignments;
• Maintain open communication with management and Board of Directors;
• Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum;
• Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards;
• Ensure complete, accurate and timely audit information is reported to Board and/ or Management

Key Performance Areas
• Thorough understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards and various procedures, laws, rules and regulations;
• Ability to implement performance management systems, giving candid performance feedback, rewarding desirable behaviors and providing support to professional development efforts linked to strategic objectives;
• Proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, data base, spread sheets, accounting packages, email, internet and the workflow process;
• Ability to maintain high standards of integrity; establish straightforward, productive relationships; treating individuals with fairness and respect;
• Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to develop proposals, concept papers, position papers as well as write reports and prepare relevant publications;
• Risk management and audit processes, General fraud prevention strategies, Problem solving and analysis;
• Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills;
• Meticulous attention to detail with the ability to multi-task;
• Excellent documentation, community and IT skills;
• Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports

Working Relationship
Internal: Finance Team & Technical Team
External: Board Directors & External Auditors

Profession knowledge
• Knowledge of accounting packages such as Oracle, Sun, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAGE, Pastel, QuickBooks etc.;

• Five (5) years, with four (4) years relevant experience as an Internal and Compliance Auditor
• Education & Professional certifications
• BS or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related subject;
• In possession of an internationally recognized Professional Accounting Qualifications (CIA, CPA, ACA, CIPFA, CIMA or its equivalent, Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Registrar Accreditation Board (RAB) etc.;

Work Hours : 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure

Submit your CV to [email protected]  by 17 May 2021