Assistant Manager, Internal Auditor, Job in Kenya

Assistant Manager, Internal Auditor

Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Understand the Company’s key strategies and how they impact Internal Audit work.
  • Contribute to the development of the risk based annual internal Audit Plan.
  • Assist the Internal Audit team in managing the day-to-day delivery of the Audit Plan.
  • Conduct audit assignments as defined by the annual Internal Audit plan.
  • Conduct regular data analytics, provide dashboards imperative in risk assessment, and audit planning.
  • Conduct ad hoc assignments outside the approved Plan as requested by the BARC or the Audit Manager
  • Prioritize tasks on an ongoing basis to accommodate changing business needs and strategy requirements.
  • Ensure all work is performed and documented in compliance with established Internal Audit Methodology and the Institute of Internal Auditors’ standards.
  • Ensure all detailed work papers contain sufficient evidence on which to base conclusions, which are of a sufficient standard to minimize the number of review points required by Internal Audit, and which are of appropriate quality to allow performance and facilitate reliance on Internal Audit’s work where necessary.
  • Deliver quality audit work-papers, including walkthroughs, control identification, control design assessments and control operating effectiveness testing.
  • Follow up and resolve issues and queries raised during review by the Audit Manager and through discussions of factual accuracy by management.
  • Deliver accurate, timely and commercially relevant audit reports.
  • Undertake follow up of actions, and provide timely status updates, on the closure of internal audit recommendations.


Prospective candidates will possess or demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Bachelor Degree in Commerce, Finance, Economics, Actuarial or related fields.
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Additional qualifications such as Certified Internal Auditor, Chartered Financial Analyst and ISACA Certifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years’ work experience in audit and risk management.
  • Background in insurance, banking or audit firms will be an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Risk Management and Governance is critical
  • Experience in data analytics and information security will be an added advantage.
  • Critical thinking and understanding of risks in the insurance industry

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