Auditor Job in Kenya

Auditor- One (1) Post V/No. 5/2022

The National Research Fund (NRF) is a State Corporation established under section 32 of the Science, Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013 with the objective to facilitate Research for the advancement of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The Agency seeks to recruit qualified, competent, dynamic, proactive, innovative and highly committed staff to fill the position of Auditor.

Job Specification

  • Undertaking risk based audit, value for money and systems audit as per approved audit programs and maintain complete working papers; 
  • Participating in preparation of audit procedures of a given assignment in collaboration with supervisors; 
  • Carrying out audit tests and procedures as per audit programs; 
  • Preparing timely and accurate draft reports for review with supervisor; 
  • Conducting special audit assignments as assigned; 
  • Undertaking follow-up audits to determine whether agreed recommendations on the past reviews are being undertaken by the process owner; 
  • Participating in the identification of possible risks in the Fund operations, ensure monitoring and evaluation of the identified risks, recommends the appropriate control measures, and follow-up on implementation; 
  • Assisting and providing secretarial services to the Board Audit and Risk Committee; 
  • Participating in preparation and submission of quarterly report on corruption initiatives at the FUND to Ethics & Anti-corruption Commission 
  • Preparing and submitting monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the department; and 
  • Reviewing the internal controls of the Fund.
  • Applicant Specification

    For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: – 

    • At least four (4) years relevant working experience;
    • Bachelors degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, Sociology, or related disciplines;
    • A Supervisory Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution 
    • Certified Public Accountants CPA(K) or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
    • Membership to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya or IIA(K);
    • Proficiency in computer applications; and
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

    How to Apply

    Application Form

    The details for each of the advertised position are available on the Agency’s Website Interested and qualified candidates are requested to send their applications together with copies of academic/professional certificates and identity card in PDF format to and the subject line should contain the Job Title.

    For hand delivered applications, they shall be dropped in a box marked “National Research Fund Advertised Positions” placed at the 3rd floor of the NACOSTI building.

    Applications sent by either post or hand should be contained in sealed envelopes with the Job Title marked on the surface and delivered to the address below:

    Chief Executive Officer  

    National Research Fund

    NACOSTI Building 3rd Floor, Upper Kabete, – Off Waiyaki way,

    P.O Box 26036 – 00100,





    Please Note

    1. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    2. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
    3. The National Research Fund is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenyans diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
    4. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National
      Identity Card, academic and professional certificates and transcripts during
    5. It is a criminal offence to present fake certificates/documents.
    6. Successful candidates after interviews will be required to obtain the following documents:
      1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)
      2. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
      3. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
      4. Clearance Certificate from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
      5. Clearance Certificate from a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)