Sunday, June 23, 2019

Job Opportunity at ASA Microfinance, Deputy Head of Internal Audit (DHIA)

Deputy Head of Internal Audit (DHIA) 

ASA Microfinance (Tanzania) Limited (, incorporated under the Companies Act 2002 (No. 93819) of Tanzania and an affiliate of ASA International (, one of the largest microfinance companies in the world. We are hereby inviting qualified citizens of Tanzania to be part of our team for the following positions. ASA Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer who requires dynamic, loyal and committed young men and women who have passion for people’s socio-economic development to fill in the following positions for immediate appointment.

Position: Deputy Head of Internal Audit (DHIA) -01 Post

Company: ASA Microfinance (Tanzania) Limited
Location: Dar es Salaam
Job type: Full-Time
Job category:   Accounting and Banking Jobs

Job Responsibilities:

Understand the financial, commercial and strategic risks inherent within each business line and the effectiveness of the mitigating control environment that manages these risks.
Support the Head of internal Audit to assist management in improving the risk management process, control environment and operational efficiency across ASA Microfinance (Tanzania) Limited, including the governance, operations and information systems.
Assume an active role in the development and maintenance of an audit universe and risk-based audit plan, as well as in the development of engagement plans setting out the scope, objectives, risks and tests for internal audit assignments.
Take primary responsibility for engagement supervision and preparation of draft reports and assume an active role in the discussion of recommendations and agreed remedial actions with the appropriate level of management.
Assist the Head of Internal Audit in establishing an effective programme for selecting, developing and managing the internal Audit team.
Deputise for the Head of Internal Audit when necessary.
Assist in the preparation of periodic reporting on the Internal Audit activity to Senior Management, the Board of Directors and the supervising authorities;
Performance of audit verification reviews on the implemented measures following the audit recommendations.

Academic Qualification & Experience Requirements:

Minimum bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or related subjects.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a MUST.
MSc/MBA is a plus.
Minimum 5 years professional experiences as Auditor Senior or relevant role is a MUST.
Preferably Experience in working with NGOs/Financial Institutions/Banks/Consultancy firm.
In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices.
Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. SAP).

Application Letter.
Curiculum Vitae enclosing details of Work experience, skills and with postal and telephone contacts of Three Referees.
One passport size photograph attached in CV.

Mode of Application

Applicants who consider himself/herself competent with the above-mentioned position, please send your application to before 1700HRS on 5th July 2019.

Only short-listed candidate will be contacted for interview. No phone calls are allowed for inquiry. No allowances will be admissible for interview.