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Position: Lead Forensic Auditor 
(2 Positions)


Reporting to: Audit Manager
Range: R2L
Department:Internal Audit & Quality

Role Purpose: He/she will be responsible for discovering, preserving, disclosing and following up on frauds and crimes and developing of evidence for review by law enforcement to secure admissibility.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Operational (including Planification):
  • Conducting a fraud risk assessment and identify warning signs of fraud related activities
  • Discovering sources for information about frauds
  • Auditing of fraud and corruption
  • Building a framework for forensic auditing and Investigations and developing pre-investigation processes
  • Carrying out investigative audits by strictly following the investigative methodology
  • Create awareness to business unit managers by building knowledge on risk of fraud, corruption and how to mitigate, investigation and litigate the same
  • Gathering, examining and analyzing all types of  evidence to ensure its sufficiency, relevance to support prosecution in a court of law
  • Dealing with the use of informants and understanding the risk of informants and how to protect them
  • Employing forensic auditing techniques to fight against cyber crime
  • Analyzing the different types of cyber frauds and the methods that are usually used by cyber criminals
  • Collecting data and digital evidence from the system after a fraud attack
  • Knowing the many rules and regulations on the type of evidence that is acceptable and can be easily applied in the courts
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 2-6 years’ in a similar position.
  • Additional education in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Public Accountant  (added advantage)
  • Certified Internal Audit (CIA) - (added advantage)
Professional Skills:
  • Professional judgment and competence
  • Integrity, objective and Independent
  • Accounting procedures
  • Legal system and its procedures
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Oral and written communication
  • Summarize results with eyes to details
  • Analytical thinker
Professional Knowledge:
  • Common Laws on fraud, corruption and bribery
  • Computer applications
  • Use of forensic tools
This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only. 

If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.

Application should be sent by latest 15th April 2015, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 

Apply through and quote the job title in the subject field. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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