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Internal Audit Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title:Internal Audit Manager

Reports to:
 Group Audit Manager

Main Purpose of the Job

Responsible for performing internal, operational and financial audits at all factories, DC’s, Sales Offices, Business Units and Shared Services in the SEAR region (including affiliated companies).

All audits will be based on the risk and control assessment in the GLOBE End-to-End process, taking into account all critical risk factors and management concerns (risk based approach).

Special investigations may be requested on an ad-hoc basis by management. All audits to be performed in accordance with general auditing standards as stipulated in the Operational Audit Manual, Control Framework guidelines and any other relevant materials.

Auditors will also manage the localization of Internal Controls within the GLOBE template control solution (Control Framework)

Main Responsibilities
  • Plan and prepare audits in a structured and systematic way where senior auditor is not involved by applying a risk-based approach to identify the critical risk areas
  • Prepare audit program based on the risk assessment performed
  • Evaluate and document adherence to existing corporate instructions, policies, standards and corporate governance principles. It also includes matters involving potential conflicts of interest, fraud, irregularities and possible environmental risks.
  • Perform operational analysis on the effectiveness of internal controls within the company.
  • Monitor operational efficiencies to ensure that company resources are used in the most efficient way.
  • Identify any deviations from Best Practices.
  • Provide recommendations to management on control issues·
  • Follow-up if all BAG and NAG audit findings have been implemented and drive ownership with line management.
  • Follow-up effective implementation of local projects and initiatives.
  • Evaluate the alignment with local laws and regulations·
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of management of overall risk environment by assessing operational and financial company risks and resulting mitigation plans·
  • Assess the quality and reliability of management reporting and information used in decision making·
  • Perform ad-hoc WHO code compliance reviews & investigations
Control Framework·
  • Manage the localization of Internal Controls within the GLOBE template control solution
  • Perform Risk and Control Assessments for local processes, roles and systems and raises gaps on GLOBE template and communicate them to the GC & BTC
Skills & Knowledge
  • Sound understanding of internal and/or external audit experience (Preferably a combination of the two).
  • Strong financial and management accounting background.·
  • Sound understanding of the general control principles in the company and accounting standards (NAS)·
  • Familiar with legal, tax and corporate governance requirements of the company.
  • Accuracy / Attention to detail
  • Assertiveness with strong conviction / conflict resolution
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Sound Microsoft skills, Excel, Word, ACL, PowerPoint, and SAP as well as ability to learn.
  • Sound understanding of GLOBE CF methodology
  • Sharp analytical skills / problem solving
  • Initiative/ Integrity /Common sense
  • Business Insight / Team Spirit & Player / Flexible
Minimum Required Qualification and Experience
  • Degree in Commerce (or similar), majoring in Finance / Accounting /Business Administration / Economics / Engineering / IT or Mathematics.
Working Experience:-
  • Minimum 2 years of managing experience;
  • Minimum 4 years of internal audit experience;
  • 2-4 years of operational experience (Finance, Supply chain, Marketing and Industrial Performance)
  • FMCG industry experience;
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line. Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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