Innovate Holdings
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Internal Auditor

Innovate Holdings is the holding company of Innovate General Insurance Ltd, Innovate Capital Solutions Ltd and Innovate Life Assurance Ltd .

Innovate Holdings seeks to recruit suitably qualified and experienced people to fill the following positions.

Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Board, the job holder will provide an independent, objective and professional internal auditing service to ensure that the key risks in the company are identified. Implementing mitigating actions agreed with the Management Team and the Board of Directors are taken to maintain and improve governance, risk and control frameworks in the company.
  • Reporting;
  • This role reports directly to the Group Chief Operating Officer/Group Chief Executive Officer.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Reporting to the respective Boards of operating subsidiaries, assist with providing an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the operations of a group of financial services companies, specialized in SME lending and insurance. The internal audit activities involve analyzing risks and controls, recommending process and control improvements, and providing reports summarizing audit activity to relevant stakeholders.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct financial, operational, system and compliance audit testing of planned and ad-hoc areas in a manner that reflects the highest professional standards and identification of reportable issues related to the suitability of internal control design and compliance with policies and procedures
  • Develop and deliver the internal audit plan for the operating entities and holding company.
  • Adherence to performance management process and maintain high focused performance culture
  • Lead and manage multiple risk-based assurance assignments, supervising

Critical Skills:

  • Business awareness, leadership and management skills;
  • Organizational skills and the ability to understand detailed information;
  • Computer and numeracy skills, with strong skills required for MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint;
  • Strong interpersonal skills to form effective working relationships with people at all levels;
  • Must have high integrity and must be approachable;

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Full Grade 12 certificate with minimum 15 points, with credit in English and Mathematics
  • Relevant degree in either Accounting, Banking, Finance, Economics or professional qualifications such as ACCA/CIMA/CA/CIA and/or CISA will be added an advantage
  • Membership Requirements:
  • Professional membership such as Zambia Institute of Chartered
  • Accountants (ZICA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in internal audit/external auditing a banking environment, two (2) years of which should be at a supervisory or managerial level. External Audit experience in the banking industry will also be considered.
  • A thorough knowledge of the control environments, commercial fraud prevention, investigations, etc. Experience in working with audit software tools such as ACL, Team Mate etc

How to Apply

A gross annual rate of K96,000, air time is offered.

Interested candidates meeting the above qualifications should submit their application letters, certificates and CV’s to email below:

Please indicate the job title in the subject of your e-mail.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
28 May 15:00
Email applications to

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