4 Apr 2017

Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

The Internal Auditor will provide an independent, objective and internal audit assessment aimed at improving the company operations both at external and internal levels by designing a systematic and disciplined approach of reviewing all the business, governance and risk management processes as per
International Auditing Standards and Guidelines issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors.


  • In conjunction with the risk management function, develop a risk–based annual audit plan and conduct audits to ensure compliance with the company policies and standards;
  • Design internal audit procedures and work programs, document in detail the scope, nature and timing of audit activities;
  • Advise management on the resourcing requirements for the Internal Audit function, including any potential outsourcing arrangements;
  • Conduct internal audits to assess the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the established internal controls and procedures;
  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline;
  • Discuss audit findings and recommendations with line managers and report significant issues to senior management;
  • Monitor the timely implementation of the management actions /mitigating controls recommended in the audit reports;
  • Provide feedback to the management/Board Committee on execution of mitigating factors of the internal controls;
  • Conduct ad-hoc investigations and reviews as requested by senior management, Managing Director or the Board Audit Committee;
  • Provide support to the company’s anti-fraud programs;
  • Assist the development of an internal control culture, including training of staff;
  • Monitor the trends and developments of the internal audit function in other sectors and international standards;
  • Liaise with the external auditor on internal control issues.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • Professional certification in CPA ; CIA; CISA;
  • A minimum of five years’ experience working as an internal auditor in financial industry;
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills Systems knowledge, ability to adapt to change quickly;
  • Must be computer literate, a team player, with good communication skills;
  • Proper and organized documentation skills and attentive to detail good presentation Skills;
  • Knowledge of Insurance Act and IRA Regulatory Rules.

How to Apply
If you are interested in the position and have the required qualifications, please email a cover letter and detailed CV indicating the current and expected salary ad cover letter clearly indicating ‘Internal Auditor on the subject line to by 14th April 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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