Information Systems Auditor Job in Kenya

Principle Accountabilities

Conduct organization wide Information Systems risk assessment so as to profile risky areas and to prepare the annual IS audit plan.

Provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the bank’s operations.

Assist in bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Assess risks inherent in the company’s Information Systems and recommend measures to mitigate them.

Confirm the IS function complies with regulations from CBK, CMA and other emerging regulators.

Develop audit programs to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with the policies, procedures and industry standards.

Review IS security policies for adequacy and give recommendations in areas requiring improvements.

Participate in IS projects to ensure quality assurance.

Continuous monitoring of defined controls and recommendations to ensure these are observed consistently.

Conduct Information Systems risk awareness training.

Assist in conducting Operational audits.

Key Competencies and Skills

General Competencies

Good report writing and verbal communication skills.

Ethical conduct.

Attention to detail.

Analytical thinking.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Technical Competencies

Developing Strategies.

Documenting Facts.

Establishing Rapport.

Examining Information.

Generating Ideas.

Data analytics.

Information Systems knowledge.

IT Auditing Standards.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

Academic & Professional Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline.

Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) – mandatory.

CPA, CISM or CRISC or equivalent; or studies towards attainment of such qualifications.


3 years’ experience in the auditing of Information Systems.

Demonstratable experience in auditing of Technology Systems, Applications and IT processes and automated/digitized business processes.

Banking or financial services experience with a broad-based understanding of the various business units would be an advantage.

Hands on experience in data analytics and proficient knowledge in utilizing data analytics tools and methodologies including demonstrable scripting skills.

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