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Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, PDS, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services. 

The Group is looking for a highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team player to fill the following position:

Internal Auditor

The auditor is responsible for timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the approved annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects


Key Responsibilities
  • Design internal audit procedures & work programs.
  • Conduct internal audits to assess the adequacy, effectiveness & efficiency of established internal control & procedures.
  • Identify key areas of risk within the organization (Maintain risk register) & propose appropriate controls to mitigate the risks.
  • Discuss audit findings & recommendations with divisional line managers & report significant issues to senior management to improve control environment.
  • Prepare and discuss with audit manager audit reports prepared in line with the approved audit reporting plans.
  • Monitor the timely implementation of the management actions recommended in the audit reports.
  • Liaise with the external auditors & other assurance consultants on internal control issues.
  • Provide senior management with opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness & efficiency of internal controls of the organization.
  • Review the accuracy, timeliness & relevance of financial information & other disclosures provided to management.
  • Conduct Ad-Hoc investigations & reviews as requested by senior management or Finance & Audit committee.
  • Assist in development of internal control culture including training staff around controls.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Degree in Business, Commerce and Professional either in ACCA, CPA, CIA and CISA.
  • Grasp of IASs and IFRSs and other relevant legislation in Kenya.
  • 3 years’ experience in comparable relevant position in a reputable organization
  • Ability to interpret figures, mentor other staff and train new audit staff.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrate a high degree of competence and capabilities in internal audit in a busy environment
  • Experience in budget processes and financial reporting
  • Proficient in computer applications; strong emphasis on data and working in computerized environment.
If you possess the above qualifications and have the drive to meet the challenges, visit our websitewww.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current openings/vacancies and apply not later than 7th February 2015.

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification

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