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Senior Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) is dedicated to promoting private sector entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world. 

IPS invests in projects within East Africa across a wide range of sectors, including: Food and Agro Processing, Printing and Packaging, Textiles, Leather processing, Pharmaceuticals, Power and Telecommunications.

Senior Internal Auditor 

We are seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the position mentioned above:

Position Summary: Responsible for conducting audits of project companies, preparing audit reports and highlighting issues relating to internal controls & risk management. 

He/she will be reporting to the Group Internal Audit Manager. 

The successful candidate must be a self-driven individual.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plans and conducts risk based audits. Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives;
  • Understands and documents business processes and identification of key internal controls;
  • Identifies and communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk;
  • In charge of Leading the Internal Audit team during fieldwork, reviews the working papers, prepares reports and coaches the less experienced members of the team;
  • Ensures assigned tasks are communicated to the engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise ensuring high quality, accurate, and efficient results;
  • Engages the management of the project companies for interactive audits;
  • Executes financial, operational, investigative, compliance and system audits;
  • Follows up on implementation of audit recommendations, ensuring actions are implemented correctly on a timely basis;
  • Manages audit files and working papers in TeamMate;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Competency Profile:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business management from a recognized university and CPA (K) qualification;
  • At least 4 years work experience as a supervisor; in internal audit or external audit in a reputable company/ firm;
  • Auditing Experience in Manufacturing Sector/  Environment is mandatory;
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP);
  • CISA or CIA qualification is an added advantage.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Great analytical & planning skills with ability to pay attention to details
  • Good self-management skills;
  • Very flexible and willing to travel within and out of the country.
How to Apply: 

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to careers@ipskenya.com . 

Deadline: Monday July 4th 2016

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