Information Systems Auditor Job in Kenya

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Information Systems Auditor Job in Kenya

Information Systems Auditor IA/IAD/2022

As a market leader, we are dedicated to creating and achieving excellence and the only way we can do it is through our people. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and a strong team ethic. We, therefore, provide you with a superior foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, to achieve and to grow. Here is one such opportunity for you to explore.

This is a high-visibility role that provides the successful candidate with an opportunity to contribute to the organization’s control environment and exposure to many business areas. The successful candidate will also have an ideal opportunity to be an integral part of the organization and to really make a difference.

Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, the Information Systems Auditor (IS) is responsible for execution of internal audits covering all aspects of business processes; assessing risks on information systems, business operations and evaluating internal controls to provide an independent appraisal of the internal control environment across the Group. It is expected that this position will include responsibility for the execution of complex audit projects in accordance with plan. Work performed will include coverage of functional and operating units. The focus will be on information systems, operational processes, credit and departmental audits.

The Role

Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to:

  • Assist in the annual risk assessment process and generation of annual audit plan. Identify and analyze level of threat and potential risk to the organization’s information assets
  • Proactively identify risks, evaluate controls, and make recommendations to improve internal control and operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Participate in the execution of multiple audit projects to achieve the scope, timing, and objectives of each assignment while ensuring applicable regulatory guidance is included in scope for assigned audits where applicable.
  • Prepare excellent work paper documentation ensuring quality of such documentation in accordance with professional standards, as well as establishing departmental standards and deadlines.
  • Recommend departmental improvements to automate procedures, methods, and standards to improve departmental efficiency, productivity, and quality.
  • Prepare clear and concise recommendations for correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in operations, and reductions in cost.
  • Test adequacy and effectiveness of control measures on information systems, operational processes, credit, department operations and recommend corrective measures to be undertaken in areas of weakness.
  • Perform data analytics-based audit procedures as part of IT application reviews to test the completeness, accuracy, and validity of data
  • Assist in training/mentoring of staff, development of new skills, knowledge, and expertise to make valuable contribution to the internal audit team.
  • Follow up and verify closure of IT audit issue action plans as per stakeholder engagement agreements and track to completion within agreed timelines.

Skills, Competencies and Experience

The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science from a recognized university. Possession of an MSc or other relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Should be a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a member of ISACA in good standing.
  • Possession of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification. Membership to ICPAK or IIA and in good standing.
  • Professional Certification in any of the following IT Risk and Security certifications is an added advantage: CRISC, CISM, CEH, CISSP. 
  • Excellent understanding of auditing concepts and practices with a minimum of 2 years experience in IT and operations audit.
  • Skilled in project management and maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Proficiency and ability to use Computer Assisted Audit CAAT tools, ACL and SQL.
  • Possess practical knowledge in the use of audit management software e.g. Teammate.
  • Skilled in negotiation and conflict management to resolve problems that may arise during an audit.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; a strong verbal communicator, analytical writer, and ability to clearly communicate on observations of processes, risks and controls.
  • Excellent analytical ability in both qualitative and quantitative analysis coupled with the proper application of sampling techniques.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

How to apply
If you fit the profile, then apply today! Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to indicating the job reference number IA/IAD/2022 by 13th January 2023.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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