Internal Audit Manager at Infinity Ghana

Full time @Infinity Africa in Audit
  • Post Date : December 8, 2023
  • Apply Before : January 3, 2024
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the Internal Audit Manager is responsible for diving deep into business processes to identify areas for improvement, leverage your expertise to streamline workflows, enhance efficiency and drive operational excellence at Affinity. The Internal Audit Manager enhances and protects Affinity’s value through the provision of risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight to business units. The role holder also provides independent audit evaluation on systems and controls to improve the effectiveness of controls and governance process within Affinity and  executes audit assignments in accordance with relevant policies, procedures, and quality standards as required of a specialised deposit taking institution.

About Affinity

Affinity is a digitally-driven financial institution that provides affordable services to the underserved and unbanked. We have built channels for both digital natives and low fidelity users, enabling us to provide banking services 24/7 to the mass market at a low cost.



Key Responsibilities

  1. Assist the Internal Audit function to deliver on the approved risk based annual engagement plan.
  2. Conduct detailed financial, operational and compliance audits and prepare timely reports.
  3. Review the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls within Affinity’s functions and identify improvement opportunities.
  4. Review the adequacy of controls established to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  5. Demonstrate flexibility and takes responsibility for completing the risk based annual engagement plan.
  6. Develop an in-depth knowledge of the business area and use this knowledge to assess risks and controls.
  7. Prioritise effectively to deliver on time and adapt quickly to change and support business initiatives.
  8. Display professional scepticism, raising and discussing contentious observations with the Head of Internal Audit and adapting their styles as necessary.
  9. Ensure audit fieldwork is conducted in a professional and timely manner
  10. Discuss audit findings with the process owners and agree on the recommendation for improvement.
  11. Prepare audit report for each audit engagement
  12. Follow up on recommendations to make sure that effective remedial action is being taken.
  13. Understand the professional internal audit standards and consistently apply the Internal Audit methodology in undertaking audit work.



Key Skills

  1. Significant report writing and presentation skills
  2. Data Analytics
  3. Clear understanding of IT audit methodologies
  4. Negotiating /influencing skills
  5. Excellent knowledge of Internal Audit Standards (IPPF) and methodology
  6. Strong MS Office & Audit software skills
  7. Analytical and quantitative Techniques
  8. Good interpersonal and communication skills
  9. Effective team player

Education and Professional Training

  1. Minimum of first degree from a recognized institution
  2. Qualified professional with any of these certifications; CIA, CIMA, ICA (GH), ACCA, CISA, ACIB, CPA etc. is a must.
  3. Additional certifications (as an advantage); CISM, CISSP,  ISO 27001, CEH, CHFI

Desirable Experiences

  1. At least three (3) years auditing experience
  2. Hands on experience in financial, operations and departmental Audit
  3. Proven experience in the preparation of Internal Audit Strategic Plan, Engagement Plan and Work Program.
  4. Experience in the financial services sector with a proven track record is an advantage.
  5. Experience in fraud Investigations
  6. Exposure to digital forensics is a plus
  7. Exposure to cybersecurity is a plus
  8. Exposure to Data Protection is a plus
  9. Appreciation of Cloud Security is a plus
  10. Appreciation of Information Security is an advantage

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