Audit Officer

  Afghan United Bank
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1683
Date Posted:Apr 19, 2017
Closing Date:Apr 28, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Banking
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Afghan United Bank:


Afghan United Bank is a local bank, licensed by the Afghanistan Central Bank in 2007. Currently this bank has 10 branches across the country. The bank provides various banking products to its clients and customers including Islamic Banking. According to the mid-term strategy of the bank, the branch network and operation of this company will be expanded rapidly in the coming 1 year time. For more information kindly visit: or

Job Summary:

The Audit Officer will perform audit work in accordance with department and bank’s professional standards and complete assignments in an efficient manner with sufficient detail to ensure accurate and thorough coverage. He/she is co-responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environment, conformance to bank’s standards, compliance to terms & regulations, financial soundness, and proper application of regulations and procedures across all operation and technology activities of the Bank (the Head Office and branches).

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Perform financial and operational audits of the Bank's businesses and operations and suggesting
improvements in the functioning of the bank to strengthen overall governance mechanism.
2. Identify risks, recommend controls, and design/perform audit procedures to test the effectiveness of
established policies, procedures and processes.
3. Gain a comprehensive knowledge of operation and technology controls, regulatory compliance requirements,
and compliance with internal audit and risk management policies and procedures.
4. Evaluate and propose corrective measures designed to strengthen internal controls, operational policies and
procedures, and other weaknesses identified in audits.
5. Plan and complete specific audit assignments as delegated by the Audit Manager according to the agreed
plan within the defined timeframe.
6. Report on audit findings by drafting suitable audit reports and presentations on key control deficiencies, non-
compliance with procedures and management policies and regulatory requirements among others, in areas
reviewed and recommending corrective action to improve operation efficiency in cost effective way.
7. Assist in follow up of agreed audit recommendations logged from previous audits to ensure their timely
8. Identifies factors causing deficient conditions and recommends courses of action with the adequacy to
improve the conditions.
9. Accumulates data, maintaining proper and confidential filling/records, and prepares reports on the
administration of audit missions and other assigned tasks.
10. Reviews Afghan Central Bank’s regulations concerning Bank’s business, operations and products in order to
maintain knowledge of prevailing standards needed to perform audits.
11. Ensuring compliance with internal and external guidelines and policies of the bank as well as compliance
with legal, statutory and regulatory requirements.
12. Discussing the internal audit findings with concerned departmental head prior to submitting the final report to
the concerned authorities.
13. Other job-related tasks as assigned by the management.

Job Requirement:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Auditing or Business

At least 2-3 years experience in Auditing field.

Knowledge of bank operation in various fields

Fluent communication skills (written and verbal) in Afghan local languages as well as English.

Having good analytical and diagnostic skills.

Ability to use MS-Office packages.

Flexibility regarding travel to branches is required.

Being accurate, professional and objective in the assigned audit tasks.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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