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Team Member, Credit Audit at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Member, Credit Audit

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent

Job Objective(s)

  • To provide an independent assessment of the Credit Risk Management process of the bank with the aim of ascertaining and reporting on the extent of compliance with; the credit philosophy, credit planning process, credit approval and management system, responsibility and disciplinary processes.
  • Also ascertaining and reporting on the extent of compliance of the bank’s credit risk management philosophies and strategies with international best practices and with relevant regulatory guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare a yearly audit plan for branches in the zone.
  • Take part in the assessment and expression of opinion on the adequacy of controls.
  • Take part in the assessment and evaluation of the operational process.
  • Conduct a full audit for various business offices within the area of coverage.
  • Conduct spot checks on high and medium rated business offices.
  • Conduct periodic cash audit on vaults and ATMs.
  • Take part in the rating and assessment and assign audit ratings to the auditee.
  • Highlight pervasive audit issues that portend dangers for losses.
  • Recommend improvements, in the course of the audit, for business and operational processes with the overall objective to improve timeliness, accuracy, reliability and quality standards in products and services.
  • Conduct Policy Awareness, Fraud Assessment and Sensitivity in-office visits to further drive fraud reduction.
  • To drive/encourage staff positive behaviours in the noted areas.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Team Lead.
  • To also work with the subsidiaries as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Banking & Finance, and any related field.
  • Professional qualifications e.g. ACA, ACCA, ACIB will be an advantage.
  • 3 – 5 years in audit or related experience.

Candidate’s Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have good knowledge of auditing in the financial service industry.
  • Must have excellent analytical skills, pay attention to details, and good communication skills.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Average to good knowledge of credit analysis.
  • Have a sound knowledge of the bank’s credit policy, systems and products.
  • Sound knowledge of Banking Operations and Internal Controls.
  • Good Understanding of the Nigerian Banking Industry.
  • Knowledge of CBN’s policies and the business environment.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite Skills.
  • Good communication skills (Oral & Written).
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
17th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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