IT and Data Analytics Specialist Job in Kenya

About the job

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the IT and Data Analytics Specialist will be responsible for conducting systems audits and data analytics within AAR Insurance Kenya.

He/she will also provide independent and objective reviews of Information Technology processes to ensure that AIK’s operations are effective, efficient, and aligned with industry standards.

Key Responsibilities

Manages, administers and executes IT Audits and Data Analytics for AAR Insurance Kenya.

Helps the business to deliver IT strategic initiatives successfully by focusing on the significant risks, both existing and emerging.

Delivers IT Audit assignments on time & in accordance with the Internal Audit methodology.

Understands the risk profile of the business, gains and applies extensive industry knowledge in the various business lines.

Provides independent opinion on risk & control environment for the various business functions or processes.


Supports the financial & operational internal audit staff with IT related aspects and adds value to audit assignments through an analytical approach to work.

Engages with process owners in liaison with the Head of Audit to agree on IT audit deliverables (risk assessments, control workshops and adequacy assessments), timeframes and issues audit findings in relation to work done.

Challenges and influences the relevant executives to improve the IT governance, risk and control culture.

In liaison with the Head of Audit, collaborate with functions across the organization to ensure complete understanding and transparency of internal controls and processes.

Promote a culture of transparency and continuous improvement by regularly communicating audit findings, insights, and recommendations to senior management and the Head of Audit

Support the preparation of regular Internal audit reports to executive management and the Board Audit Committee.

Education And Experience

Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or Information Technology.

Professional qualifications in CISA. CPA is an added advantage

Certification in at least one data analytics and visualization tool.

Possess at least four years experience in IT Audits and Data Analytics within an Internal and / or External audit function.

Experience in the financial services industry is an added advantage.

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to approach complex problems and derive actionable insights from data.

Organized with a structured approach to work and ability to multi-task.

How To Apply

If you meet the above requirements and wish to be part of our vibrant team, please send your application letter and updated CV attaching any testimonials to the email address hrdesk@aar.co.ke