Audit Assistant Job in Kenya

Job Title: Audit Assistant

Hiring Organization: Jubilee Insurance
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Insurance
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 06/05/2024

Jubilee Insurance was established in August 1937, as the first locally incorporated Insurance Company based in Mombasa in 1937. Jubilee Insurance has spread its sphere of influence throughout the region to become the largest Composite insurer in East Africa, handling Life, Pensions, general and Medical insurance.
Job Ref. No. JLIL 232

Role Purpose

The role holder plays a vital role in supporting the Internal Audit function. The primary purpose of this role is to assist the internal audit team in conducting audits, evaluating internal controls, and ensuring compliance with policies and regulations. The role holder provides valuable assistance in gathering data, conducting testing, and preparing audit working papers.

Main Responsibilities

Assist in planning and executing audit engagements under the guidance of senior auditors.

Participate in risk assessments and scoping exercises for assigned audits.

Gather and compile data relevant to the audit, including financial records, policies, and procedures.

Perform preliminary analysis of data to identify trends or potential issues.

Conduct audit tests as directed by senior auditors to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance.

Prepare workpapers and documentation that support audit findings.

Review processes and transactions to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies.

Assist in identifying areas for process improvement and operational efficiency enhancements.

Collaborate with the audit team to identify potential signs of fraud and support fraud detection efforts.

Contribute to the preparation of clear and concise audit reports that outline findings and recommendations.

Key Competencies

A keen eye for detail to accurately analyse data and identify discrepancies or irregularities.

Effective verbal and written communication skills to report findings and interact with team members.

The ability to analyze information and draw meaningful conclusions to support audit objectives.

Flexibility in handling changing priorities and diverse audit assignments.

Efficiently manage time and tasks to meet audit deadlines and requirements.


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or any other related course.

CPA-K/ACCA, CIA, CISA Qualification

Relevant audit related certifications and/or experience with an audit firm will be an added advantage.

How To Apply

If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, Please apply via quoting the Job Reference Number and Position by 8th June 2024 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.