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Latest Kuda Microfinance Digital Bank Jobs in Nigeria September, 2021

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.

Kuda Microfinance Bank

Latest Jobs at KUDA

Job Title: Internal Auditor | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job type: Full time | Kuda
Department: Internal Audit

Role Overview

  • We are looking for an Internal Auditor to join our team and take responsibility for monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of Kuda ‘s internal control systems and corporate governance systems with a view to safeguarding the assets of the Company.
  • In this role you will be responsible for conducting periodic reviews and spot-checks whilst supporting the Lead analyst to ascertain that policies and procedures are being adhered to.
  • Additionally, you will support the team in carrying out daily call-over of transactions, daily review of trial balance, Weekly review of Bank reconciliation amongst other assigned tasks.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Daily call over of Deposits and expense tickets
  • Daily call-over of transactions
  • Daily review of trial balance
  • Conduct risk assessment and audits of departments/functional areas in accordance with timelines
  • Conduct audit testing of potential risk areas and identify reportable issues
  • To conduct any reviews or tasks requested by Management
  • Actively participates in the development of Internal Control/Audit policies
  • Provide practical recommendations to management to minimize risk resulting from poor internal controls
  • Continuous review of policies, processes, and procedures to match up to best practices
  • Track resolution of all audit / control recommendations and ensure compliance within agreed timeline.
  • Assist in developing strong Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Actively follow up on all open issues in the Internal Audit Report, Management letter, Regulatory Examiners report on Kuda.
  • Periodic review of system/product changes to ensure requisite approvals are in place
  • Log in all exceptions observed unto the Control Exception tracker
  • Conduct spot checks, stock take and other functions as may be assigned from time to time
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by Head, Internal Audit and Management.
  • Daily review of outflows and deposits inflow in our Bank accounts
  • To conduct any reviews or tasks requested by Management
  • Responsible for providing responses for all audit/ account confirmation requests

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a B.Sc. Degree
  • Member of a recognized accounting professional body (e.g. ICAN, ACCA etc.) either at Associate or advanced Professional Student levels.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience performing Internal Control/Audit function.

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of auditing processes/procedures
  • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
  • Ability to coordinate and perform multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, balancing priorities and deliverables.
  • Competent interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to lead projects and mentor others
  • Ability to evaluate business processes and IT technology, identify risks and evaluate controls.
  • Strong 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.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to share and impart knowledge
  • Good interpersonal relationship
  • Good project management skills

Benefits

Why join Kuda?
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’:

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Internal Audit Lead | Kuda | Location: Lagos, Nigeria Job type: Full time
Department: Internal Audit

Role Overview

  • We are looking for an Internal Audit Lead to join our team and take responsibility for monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of Kuda‘s internal control systems and corporate governance systems with a view to safeguarding the assets of the Company.
  • It will be your responsibility to conduct assigned control reviews, audits, and investigation with a view to providing assurance to the Board and Senior Management that controls are in place, adequate and operating effectively to support the Bank in achieving its goals.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Conduct audits of departments/functional areas in accordance with timelines
  • Conduct audit testing of potential risk areas and identify reportable issues
  • To conduct any reviews or tasks requested by Management
  • Actively participates in the development of Internal Control/Audit policies
  • Provide practical recommendations to management to minimize risk resulting from poor internal controls
  • Continuous review of policies, processes, and procedures to match up to best practices
  • Provide assurance that processes and procedures are complied with to avoid operational losses
  • Provide assurance that controls are in place and are effective and adequate and make recommendations where necessary
  • Conduct monthly reviews of the management account.
  • Track resolution of all audit / control recommendations and ensure compliance within agreed timeline.
  • Assist in developing strong Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ensure Policy/Procedure/Regulatory Compliance on transactions or reports initiated by various process owners
  • Create and improve homogenous Compliance Culture across all units of the Bank that aligns with the control and business objectives of the Bank
  • Institute and enforce aggressive Revenue Assurance and Cost reduction Strategies/Tactics to ensure zero% income leakages
  • Actively follow up on all open issues in the Internal Audit Report, Management letter, Regulatory Examiners report on Kuda.
  • Periodic review of system/product changes to ensure requisite approvals are in place.
  • Log in all exceptions observed unto the Control Exception tracker
  • Conduct spot checks, stock take and other functions as may be assigned from time to time
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by Head, Internal Audit and Management.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a B.Sc. Degree
  • Member of a recognized accounting professional body (e.g. ICAN, ACCA etc.)
  • Associate or advanced Professional Student levels
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience performing Internal Control/Audit function

Skills & Experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of auditing processes/procedures
  • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives
  • Ability to coordinate and perform multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, balancing priorities and deliverables.
  • Competent interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to lead projects and mentor others
  • Ability to evaluate business processes, 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.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to share and impart knowledge
  • Good interpersonal relationship
  • Good project management skills

Benefits

Why join Kuda?
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’:

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: IT Audit Lead | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job type: Full time Kuda
Department: Internal Audit

Role Overview

  • We are looking for an IT Audit Lead to join our team and take 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.
  • It will be your responsibility to support the Head of Internal Audit to provide assurance to the Board on the efficiency of IT controls and cybersecurity risk resilience while providing insights on emerging trends in the technological space.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Periodic information control reviews which include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance.
  • 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
  • Coordinates and interacts with staff, external auditors, regulators, and other law enforcement officials as appropriate on IT Audit related issues and may be required to testify in court.
  • 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
  • Institute and execute analytical test for revenue assurance to ensure zero% income leakages
  • 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
  • Track resolution of all audit / control recommendations and ensure compliance within agreed timeline.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by Head, Internal Audit

Qualifications

  • Candidates should possess a B.Sc. Degree
  • IT Certification (e.g. CISA/CISM/CRISC/CICSO)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience performing IT Audit/Control functions

Skills & Experience:

  • 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 and add value in a team
  • Competent interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to lead projects and mentor others
  • Organizational and time management skills.

Benefits

Why join Kuda?
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’:

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: UX Researcher | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job type: Full time | Kuda

Overview

  • We are looking for a curious and empathetic UX Specialist to join our product team. In this role, you will work with team members across the product, engineering and support teams to build features that solve the problems of our customers.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring empathy is built into the product. Your work will inform our roadmap and product strategy.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Conduct primary and secondary user research.
  • Conduct and evaluate quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Perform market and ethnographic research.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify and evaluate research topics.
  • Plan and implement user research strategies and methodologies.
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written and oral presentations.
  • Perform usability studies with consumers.
  • Ask questions, gather data, and analyze data.
  • Use a diverse set of UX research tools.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or M.Sc in a Human Behavior related field.
  • At least 2 – 3 years related experience. This might include design research, UX research, market research, applied sciences, journalism, and others

Requirements
We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Familiarity with a wide range of qualitative research methodologies such as one-on-one interviews, ethnographic field research, usability testing (lab and remote), heuristic evaluations, card sorting, surveys, etc
  • Ability to perform all research-related tasks including research, planning, evaluating, and iteration
  • A natural curiosity for people and how they think
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and act as a strategic partner in product decisions
  • Experience with remote testing tools
  • A strong desire for creative problem-solving with a positive attitude
  • Excellent time-management skills

Nice To Haves:

  • Experience navigating design tools like Figma
  • A great eye for design
  • Knowledge of and interest in technology and financial services; prior experience working in fintech or digital payments a plus.

Benefits
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’.

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Android Developer | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job type: Full time | Kuda

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a result-driven and analytical software engineer to work on our Android mobile application.
  • S/he will use his or her understanding of programming tools and languages to analyze current codes, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems and create a fantastic experience for users.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Requirements

  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Proven software development experience and Android skills development
  • Proven working experience in Android app development and
  • Have published at least one original Android app
  • Experience with Android SDK
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.

Benefits
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’:

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Backend Engineer | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job type: Full time | Kuda

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a result-driven and analytical software engineer (backend) who will troubleshoot and improve existing backend applications and processes.
  • S/he will use his or her understanding of programming tools and languages to analyze current codes, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems and create a more seamless experience for users.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Main focus on coding and debugging
  • Build high-quality reusable code that can be used in the future
  • Develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean codes
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Conduct tests and optimise performance
  • Work together with engineers building client-facing applications to integrate UI elements with server-side logic
  • Implement modern technologies to improve legacy applications
  • Collect, analyse and address technical and design requirements
  • Help to create reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Train and support internal teams
  • Interact with developers, designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies

Requirements

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background
  • Model of software engineering best practices, including agile development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, debugging, and troubleshooting.
  • Solid experience with C#, .Net, .Net Core
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background
  • Have a deep understanding of Source Code Management
  • Have in-depth understanding of Cloud Technologies (Azure, AWS)
  • Have a great understanding of databases and SQL
  • Have in-depth understanding of REST APIs, SOAP & RPC
  • Have in-depth understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Are able to do technical writing and API documentation
  • Are familiar with project management tools (e.g Trello, Jira, etc)
  • Have good problem-solving skills
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Willing to embrace and enrich Kuda culture of empathy, teamwork and passion
  • Have a strong desire for learning and growth.
  • Passionate about improving developer productivity
  • Strive for speed and quality
  • Desire to automate

Benefits
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’.

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Quality Assurance Engineer | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job type: Full time | Kuda

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute exploratory and automated tests to ensure product quality
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Monitor debugging process results
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Test current products and identify deficiencies
  • Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
  • Develop and monitor performance metrics for all stages of the production process
  • Liaise with internal teams (e.g. developers and product managers) to identify system requirements and ensure consistent project execution
  • Plan, create and manage the overall quality planning strategy
  • Identify quality assurance process bottlenecks and suggest actions for improvement
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Requirements
You’ll be considered for this role if you:

  • Are familiar with native android and ios development frameworks
  • Have strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Have experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases
  • Have hands-on experience with both white box and black box testing
  • Have hands-on experience with automated testing tools
  • Have solid knowledge of SQL and scripting
  • Have experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Have experience with performance and/or security testing
  • Have a sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Are a team player
  • Have good time-management skills
  • Have great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have good problem-solving skills
  • Can take the initiative and adapt to a fast-paced work environment

Benefits
At Kuda, our people are the heart of our business, so we prioritize their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including but not limited to:

  • A great and upbeat work environment populated by a multinational team.
  • Career Development & Growth.
  • We are advocates of work life balance and offer a remote working option for certain roles.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: iOS Engineer | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job type: Full time | Kuda

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a result-driven and analytical software engineer to work on our native iOS mobile application.
  • S/he will use his or her understanding of programming tools and languages to analyze current codes, formulate more efficient processes, solve problems and create a fantastic experience for users.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and build applications for the iOS platform
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization

Requirements

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience

Experience:

  • Are proficient with Swift and Cocoa Touch
  • Have experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc.
  • Have experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Have familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services
  • Have knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards
  • Have an understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines
  • Have experience with performance and memory tuning with tools such as Instruments, Shark, etc
  • Have familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Have a knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Are proficient understanding of code versioning tools
  • Are familiar with continuous integration

Personal Attributes:

  • Willing to embrace and enrich Kuda culture of empathy, teamwork and passion
  • Have a strong desire for learning and growth.

Benefits
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’:

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: DevOps Engineer | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | Job type: Full time | Kuda

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implement various testing and automation tools, and commission IT infrastructure
  • Provision, Configure, & De-Provision Environments via Automation
  • Define and set development, test, release, update, and support processes for DevOps operation
  • Apply troubleshooting techniques and advise on fixing code bugs
  • Ensure developers adheres to defined DevOps processes and update or create new processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Develop appropriate metrics to demonstrate system performance and agility using appropriate monitoring tools to improve operational efficiency.
  • Identify and deploy cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management
  • Recognize and adopt best practices in documentation, testing, security, operations and support at scale and efficient use of resources.
  • Perform incidence management and root cause analysis
  • Select and deploy appropriate CI/CD tools
  • Strive for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)
  • Understand teams’ requirements and project KPIs

Requirements

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience

Experience:

  • Have experience with CI/CD Platforms (Azure DevOps is a Plus)
  • Have experience with at least one of GCP, AWS & Microsoft Azure (preferably Azure & AWS)
  • Have experience with ElasticSearch, Datadog, Sentry
  • Have experience with Technologies like Ansible, Terraform, etc
  • Have experience with Kubernetes orchestration and management
  • Have experience maintaining and support monitoring and alerting systems
  • Have experience supporting and troubleshooting relational databases and distributed platform
  • Have working knowledge of monitoring and event management tool Implementations
  • Have basic system administration and Linux skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Willing to embrace and enrich Kuda culture of empathy, teamwork and passion
  • Have a strong desire for learning and growth.
  • Have a sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Are a critical thinker and possess problem-solving skills
  • Are a team player
  • Have good time-management skills
  • Have great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Can take the initiative and adapt to a fast-paced work environment

Benefits
At Kuda, our people are the heart of our business, so we prioritize their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including but not limited to:

  • A great and upbeat work environment populated by a multinational team.
  • Career Development & Growth.
  • We are advocates of work life balance and offer a remote working option for certain roles.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply