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Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation ((JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital.

It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships. The latter are extended to bright needy secondary school children.

In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the top publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider in Kenya

The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced and self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant position.

Job Title:
 Internal Auditor 1/Monitoring & Evaluation

One Position: (Re-advertisement)
Job Ref: JKF/HR/IA/2011/003

Reporting to the Deputy Internal Audit/M & E Manager, the position holder will be responsible for ensuring compliance and internal controls within the Foundation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement and evaluate internal control framework as well as managing & profiling organization risk factors, fraud and malpractices.
  • Review and appraise the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which the Foundation’s resources are employed.
  • Continuous Systems Audit and Quality Assurance reviews of both financial and non-financial transactions/procedures.
  • Monitor and review all the company’s plans, contracts and services to ensure the practices and other procedures and in compliance with approved guidelines.
  • Conducting follow up audit to evaluate the progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement approved audit recommendations.
  • Preparing timely and accurate reports
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Internal Audit/Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • CPA III qualification or its acceptable equivalent
  • CIA, CFE or CISA Certification will be an added advantage.
  • Be well versed with computerized accounting.
  • At least 4 years relevant experience.
  • Must be conversant with the International Standards on Auditing (ISA) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS’s).
  • Should have thorough knowledge of audit techniques and management skills.
  • Must have good decision making, report writing and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, remain focused and maintain highest integrity and objectivity.

The above position is permanent and pensionable and a competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Form’ to:

The Forms are available on our website:

Please note that the Application Form should not be accompanied by testimonials.

The closing date for receipt of the Application Form is 21st July, 2011.

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