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Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Department: Audit
Job Summary: The Internal Auditor is responsible for planning, executing and reporting on operational, financial, and regulatory and compliance related audits / reviews of Directline Assurance. 

A secondary role is to provide advice on internal control to Directline management, including responding to questions on risk management techniques

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Plans financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits
  • Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit.
  • Conducts risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
  •  Performs audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques.
  • Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
  • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices
  • Ensures compliance with established internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation
  • Examining company accounts and financial control systems
  • Checking that financial reports and records are accurate and reliable.
  • Majorly responsible for ensuring audits are carried out as per laid out annual plan.
  • Ensuring all Branch offices are subjected to audits.
  • Driving Implementation of various Audit recommendations across the business, in Liaison with Management team.
  • Delivering results by ensuring all set targets are met, as per business performance guidelines.
  • The candidate should have a minimum of 10 years’ experience at senior managerial level, 5 of which having worked in audit at a large reputable auditing firm or reputable commercial enterprise.
  • CPA (K) or Equivalent
  • Master’s Degree In degree in Business Administration from a recognized University (added advantage)
Key Skills
  • The Candidate should have good communication & interpersonal skills
  • Good understanding of the principles and understanding of good corporate governance, business and operational risk management, and effective internal control.
  • Should have a high level of independence, honesty and integrity
  • Should poses great knowledge of Internal Audit Preparation, Planning and Coordination
  • Should have a great understanding of Internal Controls Assurance
  • Should be able Conduct Financial Investigations
Individuals who meet the above requirements should send their applications to the email below stating their current and expected salary along with a detailed CV to reach us on or before 5th March 2016. 

Please indicate the job being applied for in the subject heading of your email. Short listing is running concurrently as applications are received. 


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