Audit Assistant Job in Kenya

Kenindia Assurance Company Limited

Job Title: 
IS Audit - Assistant
Department:Internal Audit
Reports to: Chief Internal Auditor / IS Audit Manager
Supervises: None

Job Purpose / Function: Conduct internal audits related to information technology functions / processes and the technology applications that support business functions. 

The internal audit activities involve analyzing risks and testing controls, recommending process and control improvements, and providing reports summarizing audit activity and proposed recommendations to relevant stakeholders.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review of company policies and procedures’ and how they align to company strategic vision and ensure a road map that proactively protects IT assets and keeps pace with escalating threats and evolving regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct continuous vulnerability & risk assessment of the information technology environment including general system controls, infrastructure controls, and application controls.
  • Reviewing functionality and documentation of information systems controls on all areas of the Company’s operations
  • Carrying out pre – implementation reviews of projects requiring acquisition of new IT software & Hardware and assessing their technical viability
  • Reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls on new information systems and system changes on existing systems
  • Carrying out post implementation reviews of newly installed information systems and system changes
  • Reviewing security controls on the Company’s information systems including oracle databases, LAN, WAN, PABX, Office automation software systems, Email solutions.
  • Reviewing internal controls on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Assisting the Information Systems Auditor in carrying out ad hoc assignments and forensic investigations
  • Performing post – implementation reviews of previous audit recommendations and reporting on implementation status.
  • Attending to other relevant duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Information Systems Audit Manager
Job Specifications

Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Science in Computer Science
  • CISA certification is an added advantage
Minimum years of experience required for them
  • 2 year experience in information systems audit and control.
Core skills and competencies
  • Team player with strong Interpersonal skills,
  • Good verbal and written communication skills,
  • High integrity

Forward your application to by closure of business on 7th April, 2015.