Audit Assistant Job in Kenya

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Audit Assistant Job in Kenya

The Sigalagala National Polytechnic invites applications from qualified Kenyans for the following position;

Internal Audit Assistant
1 post
Ref: SNP/02/04/20
Job Group ‘K’

Job Summary:  Assisting the Internal Auditor in completing audits and reviews of processes, procedures and leading, developing and monitoring internal controls; conducting audits; evaluating the degree of internal control exercised by each person and providing updated procedures for the polytechnic.
Essential Duties
·         Assisting team with the use of accounting software both activity and college systems for the purpose of ensuring compliance with government guidelines
·         supports audits of a variety of internal activities and/or procedures for the purpose of ensuring compliance with prescribed auditing standards, detecting issues occurring so proper resolution can be determined.
·         Collaborates with other staff members, independent audit staff, state agencies, etc. for the purpose of responding to questions with audits and/or preparing work aids, manuals, policies and procedures for use by college personnel.
·         Coordinates the data processing system with financial data for the purpose of ensuring system is operating efficiently, effectively and accurately.
·         Prepares a variety of reports, documents and otherwritten materials (e.g. concise statistical, analytical reports, monthly travel report to Council, detailed audit findings, reports, memos, letters, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information.

·         Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. staff, auditors, government agencies, etc.) for the purpose of providing information or direction related to polytechnic accounting issues and clarification as needed.
·         Assists in reviews of Polytechnic internal processes and controls (e.g. travel reimbursement related issues, college accounting manual, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring financial information is properly processed, reported, and safeguarded.
·         Performs other related duties as assignedby the Principal for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Key Qualifications
a) CPA (K) or its recognized equivalent
b) A bachelor’s degree in Commerce, accounting or Finance or any other related discipline.
c) At leastTWO (2) years experience in an equivalent position in a busy educational institution and demonstrate outstanding professional competence.
d) Ability to perform principles and practices of accounting and auditing including general ledger debit, credit, journal entries and audit procedures.
e) Computer literacy in the relevant packages
f) High level of integrity.
g) Member of a relevant professional body
How to Apply
Interested and qualified individuals should send their applications, detailed CVs, copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials together with national identity card so as to reach the undersigned not later than 6th May, 2020.
The Ag. Principal/Council Secretary
Sigalagala National Polytechnic
P.O.Box 2966-50100
SNP is an equal opportunity employer.
Female and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
Mobile: 0726-806105,

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