30 Mar 2017

Audit & Risk Officer Job in Kenya - Women Enterprise Fund

Grade WEF 6 – HR/No: 12/2017-(2 Posts)
Salary: Ksh.41,590 x 2,070 – 43,660 x 2,220 – 45,880 x 2,310 – 48,190 x 2,400 – 50,590 x 2,550 – 53,140 x 2,700 – 55,840 p.m.

Reporting to the Senior Audit & Risk Officer, the job holder will support the Audit and Risk Department and participate in identification of risks, assessment, monitoring and reporting in line
with the Fund’s risk management framework.


  • Assist in checking risk management activities and compliance with internal policies, tax regulations and other statutory guidelines.
  • Assist in ensuring that accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to.
  • Assist in developing audit management systems and internal audit programs,
  • Assist in the interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control.
  • Participate in developing and updating an internal audit manual to facilitate
  • compliance with auditing standards and guidelines.
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of annual audit plans.
  • Undertake audit assignments of loan applications, fund resources and systems.
  • Participate in institutional risk evaluation and maintenance of a comprehensive risk data base to be monitored on an on-going basis.
  • Efficiency audit and participate in development of risk management guidelines.
  • Carry out review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems under supervision by a senior auditor.
  • Participate in audit checks and verification of payments to ensure validity and accuracy.
  • Preparing initial audit observations and reports on the results of risk assessment
  • highlighting key vulnerabilities requiring follow up for conclusive resolution.
  • Participate in conducting financial and systems audit.
  • Participate in ensuring compliance with policies and statutory requirements.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/Finance option); from a recognized university/institution and passed CPA II or equivalent.
  • Served in a reputable organization for at least three (3) years in a similar position
  • Computer application skills
  • Must be registered members of CISA, CIA, ISACA or any other professional body.

Competencies required

  • Logic thinking /reasoning
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Integrity and strong ethical values
  • Attentive to detail
  • Proactive and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to prioritize work and to thrive under pressure

How To Apply
Applications clearly marked with the position reference and title and including a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, professional qualifications, testimonials, day time telephone number, names and addresses of three professional referees should be delivered to the Fund by hand, courier or post so as to reach the address below on or before 04th April 2017.

The Chief Executive Officer /Director

Women Enterprise Fund
11th Floor Social Security House Building Block A
Eastern Wing
P. O. Box 17126 -00100

Shortlisted applicants will be expected to provide details of their current salary including the following documents: Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); Clearance from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

Women Enterprise Fund is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted and any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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