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Auditor (Unclaimed Financial Asset Holder) Job in Kenya

The Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (UFAA) is a State Corporation which was established by the Unclaimed Financial Assets Act No. 40 of 2011 with the primary mandate of receiving unclaimed financial assets from the holders of such assets on behalf of the Government, safeguarding and re-uniting the assets with their rightful owners. 

The Authority invites applications from a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the following position:

Auditor, Unclaimed Financial Asset (Holder)
Ref: UFAA/17/2015
(1 Post)
 
Job Profile: Reporting to the Manager, Unclaimed Financial Assets, Auditor (Holder), will be responsible for protecting the interests and property rights of the beneficiary of unclaimed financial assets. 

He/she will promote and strengthen the unclaimed financial assets administration in order to enhance the return of such unclaimed financial assets to the rightful owners and provide a forum for the open exchange of information.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assisting holders of unclaimed financial assets with matters including compliance, annual reporting, developing policies and procedures, and consulting,
  • Auditing holders of unclaimed financial assets, which includes discussion with holders auditors and reviewing their requests and assessments.
  • Reviewing unclaimed financial asset compliance processes for holders.
  • Assisting audit teams with review and analysis of unclaimed financial assets
  • Researching and drafting technical memoranda regarding unclaimed assets compliance rules
  • Advising the holders of unclaimed financial assets on the processes to be followed in making deposits into the Trust Fund and arranging for auctions, depending upon nature of the unclaimed financial asset.
  • Receiving and safeguarding the holders’ information submitted to the Authority,
  • Managing unclaimed financial assets submitted to the Authority.
  • Ensuring qualifying holders of unclaimed financial assets surrender them to the Authority
  • Assisting with identifying categories of potential unclaimed financial assets and the potential holders.
  • Preparing unclaimed financial assets periodic and annual reports
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.
Person Profile
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/ Auditing from a university recognized by the Commission of University Education
  • At least 4 years of experience in financial audit
  • Knowledge of unclaimed property, experience with audit, insurance, compliance, process reviews, development of custody policies and procedures will be an added advantage
  • CPA(K);
  • Ability to develop and foster client relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Membership to a relevant professional body
Terms and Conditions
  • Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package.
  • All applicants should attach the following documents with their applications: clearance certificates from Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Credit Reference Bureau, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, and a certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Departments.
Application Process
 
If you possess the above qualifications, please write quoting the Job Reference and Title on both the cover letter and envelope accompanied by up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration and other benefits, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, your e-mail and telephone contacts. 

Your curriculum vitae should indicate names, phone numbers, postal and email addresses of two (2) referees who are familiar with your previous academic/work experience. 

Please attach copies of your educational, professional certificates, identity card or passport.
 
The applications should either be sent by post, e-mail, or hand delivered to the Authority’s Offices located at Pacis Centre, Westland- off Waiyaki way, 2nd Floor,to be received on or before 10th June, 2015, addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer
Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority
P.O. Box 28235-00200
Nairobi

E-mail: careers@ufaa.go.ke

UFAA is “an Equal Opportunity Employer” 

Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged

How to Apply

Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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