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Audit Manager Job in Kenya

A leading Kenyan Financial Institution is seeking to recruit highly competent and focused individuals for the following position:

Audit Manager

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, his/her key duties and responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead the Audit team to deliver all planned and agreed department and individual performance targets to ensure that the audit department is efficient and value adding to the Organization.
  • Ensure development of self as well as all team members through performance feedback, recommend training where appropriate and coach and mentor individuals for growth.
  • Provide exemplary internal customer service to internal customers by providing value adding feedback to issues identified through the audit process, assisting departments to close internal and external audit queries raised.
  • Ensure that the Audit department functions as an efficient and value adding arm of the Organization.
  • Plan, organize and control long and short term audits across the whole Organization through robust audit plans.
  • Manage the department on day to day basis.
  • Assign or perform any unplanned assignments/job as requested by the Chairman Audit Committee or the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Provide information on risks, controls, governance, security and other related matters in financial and non-financial areas of the Organization.
  • Organizing audits of Head Office departments and branches, from time to time and compile reports for the Audit Committee and Senior Management Team.
  • Issue relevant/pertinent warnings of identified risks highlighting the risk involved in noncompliance if any.
  • Organize follow-up audits to external audit reports and advise on closure of reports to branches and departments ensuring final compliance with external audit report recommendations.
  • Attend Board Audit Committee meetings as Secretary.
  • Provide a pro-active as well as consultative advisory service to senior management on Organization matters, whether arising from legal or regulatory infringements while advising on areas that require improvement in financial and/or operational controls and/or delivery.
  • At all times communicate with and discuss perceived problem areas with appropriate staff members during Head Office or BRANCH audits.
  • Monitor adherence by all staff to the Organization’s operational rules and regulations.
  • Work with Departmental Heads / Senior Managers, in all matters of systems, procedures, internal controls etc. and recommend improvements to ensure high standards of controls and governance.
  • Monitor/co-ordinate the revision of Organizations’s policies and procedures manuals.
  • Review and appraise the soundness and efficiency of all systems controls in order to reduce the risks of errors, fraud and corruption.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications
  • A first degree with a relevant post graduate qualification e.g. CPA (K), ACCA
  • Previous relevant work experience required
  • At least 5 years working experience of which at least three should be in an auditor position

How to Apply

Applications for the above vacancies should be received on or before 4th August 2014 through the following address:

DN.A/1695
P.O Box 49010-00100
GPO Nairobi


Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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