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Internal Auditor Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Internal Auditor

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Reporting To:
 Board Audit Committee & Managing Director

Objective of the Position: The Internal Auditor will provide an independent, objective and internal audit assessment aimed at improving the company operations both at external and internal levels by designing a systematic and disciplined approach of reviewing all the business, governance and risk management processes as per International Auditing Standards and Guidelines issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Key Deliverables
  • In conjunction with the risk management function, develop a risk–based annual audit plan
  • Design internal audit procedures and work programs, document in detail the scope, nature and timing of audit activities.
  • Advise management on the resourcing requirements for the Internal Audit function, including any potential outsourcing arrangements.
  • Conduct internal audits to assess the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the established internal controls and procedures.
  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline
  • Discuss audit findings and recommendations with line managers and report significant issues to senior management.
  • Monitor the timely implementation of the management actions /mitigating controls recommended in the audit reports
  • Provide feedback to the management/Board Committee on execution of mitigating factors of the internal controls.
  • Conduct ad-hoc investigations and reviews as requested by senior management, Managing Director or the Board Audit Committee.
  • Provide support to the company’s anti-fraud programs
  • Assist the development of an internal control culture, including training of staff.
  • Monitor the trends and developments of the internal audit function in other sectors and international standards.
  • Liaise with the external auditor on internal control issues
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA K
  • A minimum of four years’ experience working as an internal auditor in financial industry
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills Systems knowledge and familiarity Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task.
  • Proper and organized documentation skills and attentive to detail Good Presentation Skills
  • Knowledge of Insurance Act and IRA Regulatory Rules
How to Apply

If you have the required experience & skills to succeed and seek a challenging opportunity, please send your application letter including an up to date CV with 3 referees to (Subject of the email should be the title of the POSITION APPLIED FOR + JOB REF)

If you are not interested in this opportunity today, please refer any friend or colleague you know that might suit the required profile.

Please DO NOT apply if you do not meet the requirements of the position. 

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