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Internal Audit Officer and Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

The following vacancies have arisen in a government regulatory Public Institution.

Internal Audit Officer 
(1 Post)

Reporting to the Director Business Support, the Internal Audit Officer will be responsible for conducting independent audits of the operational and financial functions so as to identify weaknesses in the effectiveness and efficiency of controls and propose recommendations for improvement.

Key responsibilities:
  • Prepare annual audit schedules and programs, perform risk exposure assessments and provide recommendations to minimize the risks and safeguards the Agency assets
  • Carry out internal audits and appraise the adequacy and application of accounting, financial, procurement and other controls
  • Prepare and submit audit reports including recommendations to management and the Audit Committee of the Board
  • Follow up on recommendations to ensure they are implemented
Minimum Qualifications, Competencies and Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Economics from a recognized university is an added advantage
  • A qualified accountant (CHAPEAU / ACCA) or auditor (CIA)
  • At least three (3) years experience in a similar organisation (Experience in the public sector will be an added advantage)
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills is an added advantage
  • Experience using Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT)
Accounts Assistant 
(1 Post)

Reporting to the Accountant, the job holder will be expected to provide accurate and timely accounting and financial information to assist in the preparation of monthly and annual accounts.

Key responsibilities:
  • Preparation of payment and other vouchers.
  • Preparation and batching of the source documents.
  • Processing into the computing system of duly approved source documents.
  • Preparation of draft accounts and statements for the review of the Accountant.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations, and also the suppliers’ statements of account.
  • Ensure controlled custody and issuance of accountable documents.
Minimum Qualifications, Competencies and Experience:

The job holder must be:
  • Serving as Assistant Accountants/Senior Accounts Assistants having served for at least three (3) years in their respective grades. Those that have attained either a Diploma in Accountancy, KATC Final or have passed CPA II examinations and are computer literate will be considered.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer packages.
  • First degree from a recognized institution of higher learning is an added advantage
Interested candidate who meet the above criteria may send their applications enclosing a detailed CV,names of three referees and daytime telephone to:

DNA No.792
P.O Box 49010 -00100

So as to reach on or before 10th December, 2010

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