Manager, Internal Audit, Job in Kenya

Manager, Internal Audit

Job Purpose :

The Manager, Internal Audit is a key member of the Internal Audit Team tasked with the responsibility of leading and participating in the conduct of the Bank’s financial and operational audits in accordance with established professional standards of auditing.

In addition, preparing reports of findings and recommendations where improvements can be made to the Bank’s risk management and governance processes and related internal controls so that they are adequate, effective and efficient.

Key Responsibilities :
Under the direct supervision of the Head, Internal Audit; the incumbent will be expected to, inter alia: –

Plan and coordinate the execution audit assignments for diverse operations of the Bank and its subsidiaries and preparing appropriate and timely reports to senior management and the Board Audit Committee (BAC).

Examine and ensure that relevant Bank documents, records, procedures and systems are followed and comply with the established policies, procedures, regulatory requirements and authority limits.

Review of accounting and operating policies, ascertaining their adequacy and compliance with set standards/ leading practices.

Review Bank’s new or enhanced procedures, new products and initiative on their various operational and financial aspects, recommend appropriate actions and prepare sign off / value addition reports.

Take a leadership role in both routine and special audit assignments of the Bank.

To assist in developing and managing an effective Internal Audit function that is motivated and has well- trained staff for the effective performance of the Audit Team.

Spearhead continuous improvements of operating systems and procedures, thus reviewing, evaluating, investigating, and advising on appropriate systems and internal controls required in the Bank and departments for the efficient and prudent financial management and running of the Bank’s business.

Assist in coordination and monitoring of general administration of the IA Department.

Ensuring BAC files are complete, accurate and prepared on a timely basis.

Follow-up on due implementation of recommendations made to management by internal and external auditors and regulators and that the interest of the Bank is not compromised through any irregularities that may lead to financial loss.

Carry out other assignments that may be assigned by the Head of Internal Audit from time to time as appropriate.

Academic :

University degree in a business-related field.

Professional qualification in accounting such as CPAK, ACCA etc. Other professional certification will be an added advantage.

Professional :

At least 7 to 10 years of audit experience with a global audit firm and/ or an internal audit department of a large organization, preferably a bank, at a senior level.

Personal Competencies :

Excellent planning, communication, problem-solving and reporting/ presentation skills.

Has a strong work ethic and able to work under pressure with strict timelines.

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