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Job Title: Senior Operations Auditor

CPF Financial Services Ltd (CPF), a Retirement Benefits Scheme Administrator regulated by the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA), currently administers the Local Authorities Pensions Trust (LAPTRUST)- a Defined Benefits Scheme, Laptrust (Umbrella) Retirement Fund (a Defined Contribution Scheme) and CPF Individual Pension Scheme. 

Further, CPF offers financial and other consultancy services in selected areas such as ICT Infrastructure, Training, Property Management and Insurance Brokerage services through its three subsidiaries.

CPF Financial Services Ltd is a limited liability company incorporated in Kenya under the provisions of the Companies Act, Chapter 486 of the Laws of Kenya and whose registered office is situated at CPF House, and of Post Office Box Number 28938-00200, Nairobi.

The Company seeks to recruit a dynamic, results driven individual to fill the following position which has arisen within our organization.

Senior Operations Auditor

The Company seeks to recruit, dynamic, results driven individual to fill the above position which has arisen within our establishment.

Overall Purpose
: Responsible to the Manager Internal Audit for undertaking independent, systematic and objective audit reviews and programmatic evaluations of business policies, systems, processes and practices in order to add value and improve the Company’s operations and performance.

Core Duties and Responsibilities
  • Determine the adequacy of internal controls by conducting protective and constructive audits of controls mechanisms, financial records, administrative procedures and workflow processes.
  • Examine and inspect activity records, accounting systems and procedures relating to organizational assets such as equipment, machinery, facilities, including knowledge assets and intellectual property to determine their efficiency and protective value and the degree of resource utilization.
  • Review divisional and departmental policies and procedures to ensure that all decisions made with regard to approved guidelines and statutory requirements where relevant.
  • Analyse data for evidence of deficiencies and weaknesses in internal controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud or lack of compliance with approved policies and statutory regulations.
  • Evaluate progress and status of steps taken to address any current and past audit comments received from all external audits in order to follow up on the implementation of their recommendations aimed at strengthening the reliability and integrity of various operations and business processes.
  • Carry out special investigations as required by management and report on findings including fraud.
  • Liaise with other managers and staff to ensure that all identified audit issues are addressed.
  • Educate businesses on audit management.
  • Prepare audit reports.
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related subject.
  • CPA-K, ACCA and membership to a relevant professional body and additional qualification such as CISA.
  • Minimum three (3) years relevant experience gained from a reputable organization.
Key Competencies
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Company’s requirements including broad knowledge of international trends in auditing.
  • Significant experience performing audits in financial services.
  • Strong analytical ability, attention to detail, ability to work with and towards schedules and deadlines, confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to maintain professional status and keep abreast of evolving trends in auditing through continuing professional development.
  • Proficient in IT particularly computer assisted audit techniques.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
If you posses the desired qualifications and the drive to meet the challenges, please write in confidence enclosing a detailed CV, Certified Copies of academic and professional certificates, a day-time telephone contact, names and contacts of three referees so as to reach the undersigned not later than 13th February, 2015.

Group Managing Director/CEO
CPF Financial Services Ltd
6th Floor, LAPTRUST House
Parliament Road
P.O Box 28938-00200

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CPF Financial Services Ltd is an equal opportunity employer;

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification

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