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Risk & Internal Audit Manager Job in Kenya

We are a top-ranked, international association of independent audit and accounting firms that provide assurance, tax and advisory services. 

With a global approach to service delivery, we respond to clients’ complex business challenges with services that span industry sectors and national boundaries.

We are established in over 50 countries by over 100 offices and over 2,000 partners and staff. 

Member firms are strategically based in major metropolitan areas and developing markets around the world. 

We provide services across 14 countries in Africa with the Kenyan office as the headquarters.
We seek to recruit an experienced, competent and self-motivated individual with excellent leadership skills, who will form the core team that will deliver on our strategic intent to fill the following position:-
Manager – Risk & Internal Audit

Job Purpose
: Lead the Risk and Internal Audit team in establishing risk-based audit programs as well as conducting risk assessment of clients’ functional areas.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Lead the Risk and Internal Audit team in:
  1. Addressing compliance, financial, operational and strategic risk.
  2. Assessing the current state of client organizations’ internal control frameworks and helping clients drive value and efficiency in their internal controls utilizing the latest technology and leading practices.
  3. Testing internal controls and developing internal audit plans
  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
  • Review the suitability of internal control design 
  • Conduct audit risk testing of specified areas and identify reportable issues and dimensions of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Proactively seek out business development and growth opportunities relating to internal audit and risk analytics
  • Continuously raise the awareness of Internal Audit Analytics and embed these capabilities into Internal Audit proposals
  • Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams and foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment.
  • Build relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels and consistently deliver quality services to clients as well as manage expectations of client service delivery
  • Keep abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.
  • Coach and develop the engagement team by sharing knowledge with team members and helping team members attain experiences that cultivate technical competencies.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Finance/ Accounting
  • CPA(K) / ACCA
  • MBA Finance/ Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of risk and audit experience
  • Mathematical, statistical and fraud risk management background is a MUST
  • In-depth knowledge of IFRS.
Skills & Competencies
  • Excellent Audit and risk management skills
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Excellent team leadership and team building skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to make key decisions and solve problems.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Integrity within a professional environment.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications by email only to with the “job title” as the subject heading. 

This should only include a cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae with three (3) professional referees8 (as one Ms Word document).

DO NOT attach copies of certificates/testimonials.

Include your current and expected remuneration package in the cover letter.

Kindly follow these instructions to avoid disqualification of your application.

Note that the deadline for submission of applications is Friday 17th April 2015. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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