Internal Auditors at Umwalimu SACCO


  • Umwalimu SACCO is looking for inspired innovators, dynamic self-driven and highly creative personalities to collaborate with Umwalimu SACCO in taking it to the next level of success. If you feel you have what it takes, we would like to hear from you.
  • If you meet the qualification, please send us your applications, via email at no later than 02/05/2024 at 5 PM local time. Put the job title as the subject of the email.
  • Interested candidates should submit soft copies of the motivation letters, CV’s ,copy of required degrees and other important documents like certificates of service rendered as a proof of required experience ,National Identity Card, and other certificate of training or courses attended,. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the exam and interview.


Reports to: Operations Audit Manager

Department: Internal Audit

Age Limit: 35


  • Being a Rwandan by Nationality
  • Bachelor degree in Business related field (Accounting, Management, Finance, Economics of Equivalent Degree
  • Having CPA qualifications
  • At least 3 years’ experience in auditing (Attach Proof).

Job purpose

  • Responsible for regular internal audit and inspection to ensure that controls are in place and that laid down policies and procedures are adhered.
  • Liaise with external auditors

Knowledge and Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of financial and regulatory requirements as relates to Financial institutions
  • Accounting principles and procedures including International Accounting standards and auditing standards and best practice from relevant institutions such as Rwanda Accountants Institute guidelines
  • Up to date knowledge of internal audit issues and trend especially risk based internal audit
  • Good knowledge of the organization;
  • Strong Analytical skills;
  • Report writing and presentation skills.
  • Computerized accounting system and Internal Audit procedures
  • Communication skills
  • Broad knowledge of operations and systems

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure the organization develops sound policies and procedures that minimize risks without compromising efficiency
  • Evaluate the organization’s compliance with internal policies, procedures and operating instructions
  • Evaluate the organization’s compliance with statutory regulations and requirements
  • Conduct regular and surprise inspection of all procedures, policies and processes ensuring that they comply with all statutory requirements and best practice
  • Evaluate reliability of the information produced by the accounting and computerized systems of the Sacco
  • Provide investigation services to the line managers
  • Evaluate the efficacy of internal control procedures that are currently in place;
  • Identifying if and where processes are not working as they should and advising on changes to be made;
  • performing risk assessments on key business activities and using this information to guide what to cover in audits;
  • Completes audit work papers by documenting audit tests and findings;
  • Communicates audit findings by preparing a final report; discussing findings with auditees;
  • Prepares special audit and control reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing operating information and trends;
  • Make recommendations on how to improve internal controls and governance processes;
  • Conduct follow up reviews of financial, operational, or regulatory compliance deficiencies noted during audits
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Supervisor, consistent with the goals, objectives, and responsibilities of the internal audit department and with the approval of the direct Supervisor

Key Result Areas

  • 100% compliance with internal procedures and statutory regulation requirements.
  • Accurate management reports.
  • Timely and detailed investigative reports


Umwalimu SACCO shall provide for equal employment opportunity to the prospective candidates without direct or indirect discrimination on grounds of ethnic or social origin, gender, political and philosophical or religious opinions.


Any supplementary information regarding the recruitment advertisement shall be obtained at Human Resource Department of Umwalimu SACCO at any time during the working hours: From 8:00 AM up to 6:00 PM starting from Monday to Friday.

Done at Kigali, 12 /04/2024


Director of Human Resources


Director General



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