Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Internal Auditor

REF: IA/26

The position is responsible for executing audit plans for individual internal audit assignments to provide independent and objective assurance on the effectiveness of the Authority’s risk management, control, and governance processes; as well as audit consultancy services designed to add value and improve the Authority’s operations.

Duties and Responsibilities 

Execute individual audit assignments based on tests and programs designed by the Senior Internal Auditor;

Collect audit evidence, document working papers and draft audit reports for review by Senior Internal Auditor;

Ascertain that transactions have been made in accordance with set regulations and vouch their accuracy and propriety;

Verify existence of assets administered by the Authority and recommend safeguards for their protection;

Review the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of financial information and other disclosures provided to management;

Carry out independent assessment of the application and compliance with established policies, procedures and other applicable laws and guidance in the Authority; and

Monitor implementation of audit recommendations raised from internal and external audits

Persons Specification

Bachelor’s Degree Accounting, Finance, or Computer Science or any other.

Professional qualification in CPA, ACCA, CIA, CISA or any other relevant certifications from a recognized Institution.

Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Institute of Certified Public Accountants, ISACA or any other relevant professional body

Two (2) years relevant experience

Certificate in Computer Proficiency

Meets the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution

Competency and Skills

Strong communication and presentation skills

Good analytical skills

Problem solving


Terms of Offer:

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Successful candidates for positions in Job Grade IRA 3 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance while those in Job Grade IRA 4 to IRA 10 shall be appointed on Permanent and Pensionable terms of service.

How To Apply

Suitably qualified and experienced individuals should submit applications enclosing a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of relevant academic and professional certificates/testimonials and a copy of National Identity Card.

The CV must at the minimum provide details of the applicant’s email address, day-time mobile telephone numbers, details of current employer, current remuneration and names and contacts of three (3) referees familiar with the applicant’s professional background and experience.

Applications, addressed to the undersigned, may be sent by post or delivered at the Insurance Regulatory Authority (Registry Section) at Zep Re Place, 2nd Floor, Longonot Road, Upper Hill. Please note that these should be sealed, marked “Confidential” and indicate the job reference (e.g “REF:MICT/08” for Manager ICT).

Commissioner of Insurance & Chief Executive Officer

Insurance Regulatory Authority

Zep-Re Place

P.O Box 43505-00100


Applications must be received by close of business on 7th November 2023.

Candidates who had earlier applied for these positions may re-apply.