Auditor (Information Systems) Job in Kenya

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Auditor (Information Systems) Job in Kenya

Auditor (Information Systems)

Job Purpose:

Responsible for planning; conducting audits on Information and Systems in line with the audit plan or as requested by the board or audit committee.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct continuous risk assessment of the information and technology environment in the group.
  • Execute the IS audit plan and when required, oversee the activities of the IS Audit team, using a risk based approach / methodology.
  • Be involved in the development of the Group’s annual Information and Systems audit plan.
  • Continuous review of internal processes and controls to determine their effectiveness of the Group’s risk management plans.
  • Should be capable of facilitating an integrated approach to IT and business auditing.
  • Assist IS Audit manager to coordinate with external auditors on IT related matters.

  • Provide knowledgeable advice on engagements relating to information systems, controls and processes.
  • To be involved in pre and post implementation reviews for new and internally developed systems, and in the review and follow up of computer security matters.
  • Develop new, enhance and / or improve and maintain a sound audit manual, work papers audit procedures and standards.
  • Attend to other relevant duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the IS Audit Manager.
  • Determine internal audit scope for particular assignments.
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit department management.
  • Identify and communicated to management “continuous improvement initiatives, and evaluate the adequacy of internal control systems.
  • Gather adequate audit evidence to support findings and suggestions for improvement.
  • Assisting the Manager in the review and documentation of existing internal control systems for adequacy and effectiveness, and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Deliver on performance requirements as defined in the departments’ strategy map, balanced scorecard and Personal Scorecard.

Key Performance Measures:

  • As would be described in your Personal Score Card.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (IT, Computer science or business).
  • Certified Information Systems Analyst (CISA), CRISC or CISM.
  • 4-6 years working experience in an Audit related field.
  • Good understanding of the SDLC and agile.
  • Knowledge and experience of operating systems, databases, IT networks (LAN & WAN) and financial applications. 
  • Working knowledge of IT / IS and governance standards (COBIT, ITIL, NIST, OWASP, ISO 27001).
  • Good understanding of IT risks.

Technical/ Functional competencies:

  • Knowledge and experience in data analysis / analytics.
  • Decision making – ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner. 
  • High moral and ethical standing.
  • Highly motivated.

To Apply

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