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Head of Risk / Internal Audit Job in Kenya

Our client is an established and fast growing transport provider in the East African region.

In line with their growth and expansion plan they are sourcing for talented, passionate, self driven and energetic professionals looking to develop and enhance their career to take up the following position:-

Head of Risk / Internal Audit

Main Purpose of the Job: Provide independent objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management, internal controls and governance processes to support the achievement of the business goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities
  • Preparation of risk based annual audit plans aligned to specified objectives for the continuous audit of the company’s risk management
  • Internal controls, governance processes and financial statements
  • Overall co-ordination and supervision of audit staff to ensure implementation of audit plans as approved by the Audit Committee
  • Plan and co-ordinate the timely performance of special audit investigations and forensic audits as necessary
  • Prepare quarterly audit reports to the Audit Committee
  • Monitor the implementation of audit recommendations and report findings to the Audit Committee and senior management
  • Lead and coordinate preparation of the Department’s annual budget and control and monitor its implementation
  • Explore and implement appropriate technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the audit function
  • Facilitate maintenance of ISO Standards in the Workshops and other Quality Standards implemented
  • Oversee protection of company assets by ensuring compliance to corporate governance standards by Management
  • Develop, deploy and retain talent including completing performance appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and on time in accordance with the established performance management system

Job Skills
  • Excellent understanding of Accounting, Finance, Auditing and Business issues in general
  • Risk assessment skills: Ability to plan effectively to ensure adequate coverage of all high and critical risks
  • Ability to assess and identify trouble spots for requisite audit coverage
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain high work standards
  • Ability to achieve results through others
  • Ability to maintain independence and ethical standards in performance of assignments

  • Professionalism, Creativity, Team Player, Leadership, Innovative, Change Champion, Interpersonal skills, Analytical skills, Organizational skills.
  • Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business related studies, MBA desirable, Must have CPA (K)
  • Not less than 5 years of active relevant experience in a similar position

Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 9th December, 2013 to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address:   

Tel: +254 712 316 888

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