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Internal Audit Assistant Job in Kenya

NRS Sacco Society

Internal Audit Assistant

The Internal Audit Assistant will be reporting to the Internal Auditor

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works under the supervision of an audit senior to ensure that a corporation's internal controls, procedures and mechanisms conform to top management's instructions, regulatory guidelines and industry practices.
  • Applies auditing skills and accounting acumen to perform tasks.
  • Develop the assigned audit plan including scope and objectives of the audit, and audit procedures and obtain the Internal Auditor approval for action;
  • Applies generally accepted auditing standards to a firm's internal controls and ensures these controls are adequate & functional.
  • review a company's financial reporting systems to confirm adherence to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Honestly and faithfully audit the books and records, and shall report all audit exceptions with recommendations to the internal auditor.
  • Provide evidence that a criminal record history check has been conducted and clearance has been given by the HR Dept.
  • Prepares and analyzes and reconciles and conduct verifications regarding accounts being examined.
  • Conducts surprise cash counts on company treasury on a frequent basis.
  • Conducts system review to assess its effectiveness and efficiency and recommends necessary actions to improve deficient condition.
  • Prepares and maintains the audit planning worksheet for every engagement and weekly accomplishment report.
  • Witness inventory taking of company’s fixed assets and supplies on annual basis.
  • Assist in the reviews of systems established to ensure compliance with policies, plans Procedures and regulations.
  • Performs other tasks as may be assigned by the internal auditor.
  • Provide assistance to the Internal Auditor and External Auditors as and when required;
  • Conduct special assignment as may be assigned by the Internal Auditor;
  • Follow up the implementation of recommended actions for improvement;

Minimum qualifications
  • Must be aged between 25 – 30 years.
  • Should hold a four-year college degree in accounting, auditing, finance or taxation.
  • Or a minimum of CPA III from a recognized institution.
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years auditing experience preferably.
  • Have experience in financial reporting/compliance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Have organizational, interpersonal and communication skills & high level of confidentiality.
  • Communicates effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Have integrity and demonstrate good moral character & Able to work under pressure and without supervision.

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications may send their applications enclosing copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, detailed CV including names and contacts of three referees to reach the undersigned on or before 26th March 2014

(Both through email and Hard copies)

NB: The Hard copy Application should be in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the position applied for. 

Application letter should be Hand written and applicants to disclose their current and expected salary.

The C.E.O
NRS Sacco Ltd
P.O. Box 575-00902


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