General Manager, Internal Audit, Job in Kenya

Job Summary

The General Manager is the Head of the Internal Audit Department, reporting functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board and administratively to the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer. The job holder is responsible for providing independent objective assurance on the effectiveness of KenGen’s risk management, internal controls, and governance processes to support the achievement of the organization’s strategic objectives

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Formulating and coordinating the implementation of internal audit and risk management strategies, policies and plans.

Providing internal audit reports to the Board Audit committee

Assuring on risk control effectiveness, efficiency, adequacy, and risk management processes.

Monitoring compliance with corporate governance and various laws and regulations impacting on the Company’s operations.

Enhancing internal systems and controls.

Compiling and issuing internal audit reports to Management

Advise the Board of Directors and Management on the adequacy of the internal control systems in relation to risk management.

Carry out routine, and forensic audits where necessary.

Monitoring the implementations of audit recommendations and closure.

Liaison with external auditors and other agencies on corporate governance issues.

Testing the efficacy of the risk assessments systems and recommending improvements.

Monitoring, reporting and assuring on the Company overall risk profile.

Reviewing the reliability, integrity, timeliness and accuracy of accounting reports.

Provide independent assurance on risk assurance process on both design and operation.

Provide advisory services to audit stakeholders and Stakeholder engagement on internal audit Processes.

Participate in preparation of Divisional budget and procurement plans.


For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: –

At least fifteen (15) years’ relevant experience in a relevant field, five (5) years as senior manager in a large organization.

Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics  or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)(K) qualification

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)/ or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution

Member in good standing of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or other relevant professional bodies.

Demonstrated high performance and leadership in previous roles.

Fulfill the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution.

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