United Bank for Africa (UBA) Kenya Programme 2023


United Bank for Africa (UBA) PLC is a leading pan-African financial services institution with a global footprint. We have a clear purpose to be a role model for African businesses by creating superior value for all our stakeholders.

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United Bank for Africa (UBA) Kenya Programme Advert

  • Location: Kenya
  • Company: United Bank for Africa (UBA) Kenya
  • Closing Date : 20 February. 2023

Job Objective

Build a strong audit and compliance environment and ensure zero-level fraud, improve value for money, and provide compliance, advisory and decision support services to the audit function in the country.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the formulation, design and revision of the Bank’s corporate audit strategy.
  • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate and control audit activities of the country office.
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to Policy/Procedure/Regulatory Compliance.
  • Create and improve homogenous Compliance Culture in respect of Audit issues
  • Build a strong KYC-compliant environment in all products/activities.
  • Continuous improvement in the Bank’s independent Control Standards and techniques.
  • Review of the integrity and reliability of all transactions as reflected in GL accounts.
  • Ensure prompt and qualitative rendition of relevant reports as may be required by the Country Head of Audit.
  • Conduct prompt investigation of frauds, disciplinary issues, whistle-blowing cases and other irregularities that come to the knowledge of the unit.
  • Ensure proper institution of Controls in all products and services given in the Bank.
  • Ensure prompt follow-up of open audit exceptions.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Country Head, Audit.

Key Performance Indicators

  • 100% achievement of the audit plan.
  • Timeliness presenting audit reports [3 days after the exit meeting for full audits; 2 days for spot checks].
  • Zero tolerance for low-quality audit reports [Number of audit-related issues detected by regulators and external auditors, but not initially identified by Audit]
  • Regularization of Regulators/External Auditors/Group Audit exceptions
  • Compliance with prompt reporting, escalation, and monitoring of critical business issues through weekly and monthly audit and control dashboards
  • Zero tolerance for income loss.
  • Zero tolerance for fraud.

Job Requirements

  • First degree (or equivalent) in Accounting, Banking & Finance or related discipline.
  • Masters and/or Professional qualification in accounting e.g. ACA, ACCA, CPA(K).
  • Minimum of two (2) years cognate experience

Key Competency Requirements


  • Core Business Processes
  • Data Gathering and Analysis
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Industry Knowledge
  • Banking Operations
  • Technology
  • Internal Control/Audit
  • Product/Service Knowledge
  • Business Risk Management
  • Credit Analysis
  • Accounting and Tax


  • Facilitation/Knowledge Sharing
  • Professionalism/Interpersonal Relationship
  • Career Development Conscious
  • Systemic thinking/Innovation
  • Good Communication
  • Problem-Solving
  • Multitasking
  • Time Management/ Prioritization

How to Apply the United Bank for Africa Kenya

→ Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here.


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