IT Audit Lead

Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world’s smartest venture capital investors. With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading ‘Neobank’ for Africans.

To help us grow into the company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

This role has the responsibility for developing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing the effectiveness of Kuda’s information security, technological control, and I.T governance systems with a view to safeguarding the assets of the Company.
The role has basic responsibilities to support the Head, Internal Audit to provide assurance to the Board on the efficiency of I.T controls and cybersecurity risk resilience while providing insights on emerging trends in the technological space.
Job Responsibilities

Regular risk assessment of IT infrastructures which include risk analysis & threats assessment, Enterprise security management process, computer and communication security and physical access control among others
Assess the adequacy of system configuration and change management process, Back-up and Disaster recovery, software development processes, logical access controls
Designs audit programmes to execute approved audit plan
Evaluate the adequacy and operating effectiveness of system controls in the organisation
Conduct operational/ compliance/ financial audits and forensic investigations as assigned
Monitor’s the Bank’s computer network for possible mismanagement, fraud, and inefficiency
Ensures that IT audit practices comply with the Bank’s Policies, Procedures, and government regulations
Monitor developments in the information system and technology space with a view to proactively identify potential risk and recommend mitigants
Keep abreast of the updates in the global technology world to early identify emerging risks and opportunities that can be domesticated in the Company
Participate in UATs and change management meetings
User access management and administration on core application and other applications of the Bank
Provide timely input into the quarterly Board Audit Committee report
Institute and execute analytical test for revenue assurance to ensure zero% income leakages
Track resolution of all audit / control recommendations and ensure compliance within agreed timeline.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by Head, Internal Audit.
Job Requirements

B.Sc. Degrees in any field
IT Certification (e.g. CISA / CISM / CRISC / CICSO)
Minimum of 7 years’ experience performing IT Audit/Control functions
Proficient in using computer software (e.g., ACL, SQL, Excel) and application systems
Advanced knowledge of auditing processes/procedures
Ability to share and impart knowledge
Ability to offer technical guidance on applications controls in non-IT audits
Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
Ability to coordinate and perform multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, balancing priorities and deliverables.
Ability to evaluate business processes and IT technology, identify risks and evaluate controls.
Advanced investigative and analytical skills
Ability to translate business needs and problems into viable and accepted solutions.
Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.
Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department projects.
Advanced oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently
Organizational and time management skills.
Why join Kuda?
At Kuda, our people are the heart of our business, so we prioritize your welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including but not limited to:

Competitive annual leave plus bank holidays
Group life insurance
Health insurance
L&D training
We are advocates of work-life balance and offer a 3 day per week remote working option.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online-

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