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Kampala, Uganda



October 17, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

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About the Organisation

DFCU Bank, registered as the Development Finance Company of Uganda Bank Limited, is a commercial bank in Uganda. It is licensed by the Bank of Uganda, Uganda's central bank and national banking regulator.

Job Title

8 Managers - Internal Controls job at Dfcu Bank

Job Description

the role holder will be responsible for identification, measurement, assessment, monitoring, resolution, and reporting of control gaps by evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls in compliance with policies and procedures to achieve an improved and sustainable control environment and enhance the risk and control culture across the Bank.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Plan and execute timely and quality standard and ad hoc reviews to identify control gaps and escalate them through the appropriate Control Governance.

  • Design and perform controls based snap checks, reviews, revenue assurance, and exception investigations, etc. across all the bank’s key processes.

  • Liaise with the different stakeholders to create effective design, analysis, and remediation of control measures for gaps identified.

  • Liaise with the Risk champions to undertake risk identification, assessment, monitoring, and reporting through the available tools, and ensure compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Champion a healthy risk and control culture across the bank through training and awareness as well as advisory and guidance.

  • Support issue owners to sustainably close all audit (internal and external) findings, to avoid repeat and overdue issues.

  • Perform root cause analysis for non-fraud incidents and recommend and track remedial actions.

  • Participate in review of the policies, procedures, service level, agreements, guidelines, and process flows.

  • Manage team of assigned officers, maintaining high engagement levels to ensure completion of the workplan.

  • Monitor the effective implementation of the operational risk framework i.e., loss control, incident management, BCM, IRM as per the approved risk management framework across the network.

Qualifications and Competencies


  • A minimum qualification of a bachelor’s degree in business related field.

  • Professional certification /Qualification in risk management/ audit will be an added advantage.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in banking, 3 of which should have been in control-related roles.

  • Knowledge of enterprise risk management and business continuity planning.

  • Specialized skills or demonstrable knowledge of any of the following: Credit, Technology, Treasury process and controls.

  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies as they relate to banking.

  • Knowledge of applicable business processes and operations of financial institutions.

  • Strong leadership skills, collaboration, and communication skills.

  • Analytical Thinking & Inductive Reasoning, Planning and Organization, Problem Solving.

How to Apply

If you believe you meet the requirements as noted above, please forward your application with a detailed CV including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O & A level), by close of business on Tuesday 17th October 2023 to the email address indicated below.

dfcu Bank is committed to give equal opportunities in employment and aims to ensure that it does not discriminate against gender or race. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted through +256 312 300391.

Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.

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