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Assistant Regional Auditor Job in Nairobi Kenya

Jubilee Insurance, the number one composite insurer in East Africa, is a highly respected East African brand with a strong financial base and over 75 years of experience in the industry. 

We operate through a network of head offices in the East African capital cities of Nairobi, Kampala and Dar es Salaam and also have our presence in Burundi and Mauritius, with plans to further expand within Africa. 

In line with our expansion program, we wish to invite applications for the position of Assistant Regional Internal Auditor, based in Nairobi, Kenya:

Overall Responsibility

The position will be reporting directly to the Head of Internal Audit for Jubilee Holdings Limited. 

The position will be responsible for the efficient management, operation and promotion of the internal control environment throughout the region.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure that there is a strong control environment throughout the Jubilee group of companies to mitigate risk through the application of the overall Audit Plan.
  • Review the working papers, audit programs and reports of the subsidiary internal auditors and providing guidance and assistance to queries and issues raised.
  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit in preparing the annual audit plan through identification of risks for the company and programs to address the risks.
  • Ensure that the Companies’ policies and procedures are being implemented on a timely basis.
  • Ensure compliance through internal audit programs with the laid down internal controls, identifying gaps, key controls, and implementation of controls.
  • To assess the soundness of accounting procedures and reliability of financial records and reports.
  • Prepare and present audit reports for the board audit and compliance committee.
  • Carry out special audit / investigations as and when required.
  • Work alongside Internal Audit personnel and staff while maintaining regular communication with regional auditors and the Head of Internal Audit and management.
  • Formulation of regional audit programs to supplement the work carried out by subsidiary auditors to ensure key internal control and compliance mailers are addressed.
Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree obtained from a recognized university. Postgraduate degree will be an added advantage.
  • Fully qualified CPA / ACCA or equivalent.
  • Over Five years work experience in audit management in a reputable organization or audit firm, with a focus on the Insurance industry.
  • Ability to analyze detail without losing sight of bigger picture.
  • Hands on experience in information systems audit.
  • High moral and ethical standards and independence of mind with ability to defend his/her position on significant issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience in accounting application programs. Knowledge of computer audit packages will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent team player with ability to build relationships across various departments as well as working with minimal supervision to achieve excellence.
  • Desire to travel on short notice and potentially for extended periods to various regions in Africa
  • Excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills
  • Fluency English language and a minimum working knowledge of French.
Interested candidates should forward their detailed resume to the undersigned stating their age, qualifications, experience, current salary, salary expectations, e-mail address, daytime telephone contact and names & addresses of three professional referees.
All applications should be received no later than 30th October 2012.
The Human Resources Manager,
The Jubilee Insurance Company of Kenya Ltd.
Jubilee Insurance House, Wabera Street
P.O Box 30376 00100 GPO
Nairobi, Kenya
Applications can also be sent by email to

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