Audit Manager, Business Process Audits, Job in Kenya

Job Purpose;

Our purpose is transforming lives, giving dignity, and expanding opportunities for wealth creation.

The Audit Manager –Business Process audits is responsible for managing internal audit assignments in accordance with the approved annual audit plan. The jobholder will be responsible for execution of the Audit strategy through identification and reporting on all significant control weaknesses, through the application of a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal controls, and governance processes within the Group.

Reports to General Manager – Business Process Audits

Job Responsibilities;

Audit Planning and Execution:


  • Assist in the development and implementation of a risk-based annual internal audit plan aligned with the organization’s strategic objectives and risk profile.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify and prioritize areas of potential risk across the organization.
  • Conduct various audit engagements, including operational audits, financial audits, and compliance audits
  • Ensure that audits are conducted in accordance with professional standards and best practices, such as the Global Internal Audit Standards and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management processes, and governance mechanisms.

Audit Reporting and Documentation:

  • Prepare comprehensive audit reports, highlighting significant findings, recommendations, trends and potential areas for improvement.
  • Present audit reports and findings to senior management, and relevant stakeholders.

Risk Assessment and Advisory:

  • Provide advisory services and consultative support to management on governance, risk management, control-related matters, and process improvements.
  • Participate in strategic initiatives, project teams, or working groups to offer insights and recommendations from an internal audit perspective.
  • Provide insights in the development and implementation of new policies, procedures, or controls to enhance organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

Continuous Learning and Development:

  • Stay updated with emerging risks, regulatory changes, and industry best practices related to the financial services industry.
  • Participate in training and professional development opportunities to enhance technical and auditing skills.
  • Contribute to the improvement of audit methodologies and procedures within the team.

Stakeholder Management:

  • Establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with senior management and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with external auditors, regulatory authorities, and other assurance providers to ensure effective coordination and avoid duplication of efforts

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years internal or external audit experience gained from reputable institutions preferably within the financial services industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or business administration.
  • CPA (K) or its equivalent. Other professional certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) are highly preferred.
  • Proficiency with audit analytics software.
  • Proficiency in use of MS Office applications.

Competencies:

  • Strong understanding of risk management principles, internal control frameworks, and corporate governance practices.
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively present findings and recommendations to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple audit engagements simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools, audit management software, and advanced Excel skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and industry-specific requirements applicable to the financial sector.
  • Ability to maintain objectivity, independence, and confidentiality in carrying out audit activities.
  • Experience in providing advisory services and consultative support to management is preferred.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Knowledge and experience in data analytics techniques and tools, such statistical analysis, and data visualization

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