Internal Audit Team Lead Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

Perform the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations. The Internal Auditor’s Lead Lead responsibility is to add value and improve the company’s operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgment.

Roles & Responsibilities

Undertaking specific audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports.

Carry out audits and investigations as per the internal audit charter and the annual audit plan.

Assist in quarterly reviews of the accounting, internal controls and financial systems.

Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to senior management.

Review all the policies and other statutory requirements to ensure compliance with the laid down internal controls through conducting audit reviews of policy and compliance to standards/regulatory requirements

Review operations and programs activities to ensure they are consistent with established company objectives and goals.

Check on the soundness of accounting procedures and reliability of financial records and reports.

Adherence to statutory and reporting requirements.

Guarantee complete confidentiality of records and information obtained during the course of audit jobs.

Proactively analyze internal data and identify fraud vulnerabilities and actual occurrences.

Ensure safe custody of all Audit Documentation.

Required Skills for an Internal Audit Team Lead

Bachelor degree in Audit, Accounting, Finance or related field.

Professional audit certifications (ACCA/CPA/CIA/CISA) finalized or in advanced stage of certification process.

Must have 4 years and above prior working experience in a reputable audit firm, with a bias towards auditing financial services clients with a specialization in the Fintech industry.

Ability to work in a new and dynamic environment, where there may not be exciting solutions to current or new challenges.

Up to date knowledge of and adherence to audit industry practices – such as the Institute of Internal Auditors guidelines, Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics.

Good time management and research

Mandatory previous team leader experience in Internal Audit projects

Exposure to various accounting systems.

Perform all assigned audit duties in a manner that reflects the highest professional standards Self- starter, problem solver and able to work under minimal supervision.


Excellent writing, presentation, analytical, interpersonal, time management, research, and communications skills.

Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with business partners.

How To Apply

If you are interested and meet the above requirements and competencies, kindly send your CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for the position applied for to Kindly headline your application Internal Audit Team Lead.