Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Job Title: Internal Auditor

Current Grade: EPZA7

Ministry /Corporation: EPZA

Directorate: N/A

Department: Internal Audit

Section / Unit: N/A

Location / Work station: EPZA Head Office, with considerable travel to other EPZA branches

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Senior Internal Auditor

Direct reports: N/A

Indirect reports N/A

Job Purpose

Responsible for conducting internal audits related to operations/processes and applications that support organizational functions. Provide advice on measures appropriate for gaps identified from systems audit findings

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Conduct information systems audit engagements including testing and evaluation programs, quality assurance, and reporting of audit results
  • Assist in conducting continuous risk assessment of organization’s information technology environment including general system controls, infrastructure controls, and application controls
  • Support the financial and operational auditors in identifying high level information system risks, as well as designing and building automation tools for use by the audit department
  • Assist in implementing new technologies and business applications by offering risk and control consulting and advice to management
  • Assist in partnering with external consultants in certain areas to ensure quality audit approach, achievement of set audit objectives and completion within agreed schedule
  • Assist in preparing reports and analyses that communicate audit results for the relevant business conditions and business risks/controls
  • Recommend appropriate technical measures and solutions for gaps identified in the systems audits.
  • Prepare progress and annual reports showing achievement of the unit and provide justification for performance variances

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

Responsibility for Physical Assets

Responsible for physical assets assigned by the Authority

III. Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures
  • Plans the work of subordinates
  • Assigns work to subordinates
  • Monitors subordinates work performance
  • Appraises/evaluates subordinates performance

Working Conditions

  1. Works predominantly in an office or comfortable environment.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Mathematics of Equivalent or Bachelor of Science – Engineering from a recognized university;

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • Registered Engineer or Accountant with good standing
  • Meets the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

Previous relevant work experience required.

Direct entry for degree holders

Functional skills Behavioural competencies/ Attributes:

a) Strong analytical skills

b) Strong data interpretation skills and Ability to communicate both inside and outside the organization

c) Planning and organization skills

d) Ability to write complex reports

How to Apply

Suitably qualified candidates should apply in confidence clearly indicating the job Reference Number on the Job Application form. The Job Application  form can be downloaded by Clicking Here

Candidates should  also attach a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials and national identity card

The applications should be sent to addressed to:

Ag.Chief Executive Officer,
Export Processing Zones Authority,
Administration Building, Viwanda Road, Off Nairobi-Namanga Road, Athi River,
P.O Box 50563-00200, NAIROBI.

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Additional requirement

Successful candidates will be expected to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution by providing originals of
the following documents:

1. Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
2. Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
4. Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
5. Clearance from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

All applications should be sent online in PDF format to be received not later than Monday,2nd January 2023,Mid Night East Africa Time.

Export Processing Zones Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.