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Financial Assets Auditors Career in Kenya

The Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (UFAA) is a State Corporation established under the National Treasury pursuant to the Unclaimed Financial Assets Act No. 40 of 2011. 

The primary mandate of the Authority is to obtain unclaimed financial assets from the holders of such assets on behalf of the Government, safeguard and re-unite the assets with their rightful owners.

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

Auditor, Unclaimed Financial Assets (Claims)



Job Ref: UFAA/08/2016
 
Purpose of the Job: Reporting to the Senior Auditor (Claims), the Auditor (Claims), will be facilitating in the return of unclaimed financial assets to the rightful owners as may be surrendered to the Authority by the holders upon claim.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinating activities of the unclaimed financial assets claims office
  • Coordinating search for owners of unclaimed financial assets, or of deceased individuals leaving no known heirs/ beneficiaries
  • Providing appropriate information to claimants on assets held by the Authority
  • Receiving and directing processing of claims, according to results of investigation or other evidence of ownership from the reunification agents.
  • Preparing unclaimed financial assets claims annual reports
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Auditing from a university recognized by the Commission of University Education
  • At least 5 years of Financial auditing
  • Unclaimed property Knowledge/experience with auditing, compliance, process reviews or development of claims policies and procedures will be an added advantage.
  • CPA(K);
  • Ability to foster client relationships
  • Excellent writing, analytical and communication, and research skills
  • Membership to a relevant professional body
Auditor, Unclaimed Financial Assets (Holders)

Job Ref: UFAA/09/2016

Purpose of the Job:
 Reporting to the Senior Auditor (Holders), the 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 holders.
  • Preparing unclaimed financial assets periodic and annual reports
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/ Auditing from a university recognized by the Commission of University Education
  • At least 5 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 analytical and communication skills
  • Membership to a relevant professional body
Terms and Conditions
 
Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package;
 
Appointments will be on permanent and pensionable terms subject to satisfactory performance
 
Applicants should attach the following documents with their applications: valid Tax Clearance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board clearance, Credit Reference Bureau Report, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission submission form, and a Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department.

Application Process
 
If you possess the above qualifications, please write quoting the Job Reference and Title on both the application letter and envelope accompanied by an up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current and expected 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 at least 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 2nd Floor Pacis Centre, Westlands - off Waiyaki way, to be received on or before 22nd July 2016 at 5 P.M. 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 to apply.

Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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