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Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) is one of the five regional components of the African Standby Force established by the African Union for the purpose of containing the scourge of conflicts and enhancing peace and security in the continent.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates from Member States to fill a vacant position as outlined below.

EASF will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet its requirements.

Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be received not later than 20th March 2012.

Internal Auditor 

1 Post

 EASF Nairobi, Kenya

Grade: P3 Step 1

Report to: The Director

Major Objective of the Job: To independently and objectively undertake audits on EASF Structures in accordance with internationally accepted auditing standards, obtain sufficient and appropriate audit evidence to provide a reasonable basis for the opinion on the organization’s financial statements

Essential Functions

  • Conducts audits to determine the accuracy offinancial transactions, compliance with EASF policies and guidelines, institutional Regulations, hosting nation laws and regulations contractual requirements, presence of internal controls and reliance on organizational structure.
  • Conducts internal protective and constructive audits of the controls, financial records, administrative procedures and operations of EASF Structures in accordance with organizational policies and guidelines and Internal Standards of Auditing
  • Prepares audit programs and working papers in accordance with International Auditing Standards, documentation of performance through narratives, flowcharts, manual and/or computer generated spreadsheets.
  • Preparation and Identification of factors causing deficiencies, lapses and non compliances and providing constructive and practical recommendations in audit reports.
  • Working closely with external auditors.
Knowledge and Abilities
  • Knowledge of International Standards of Auditing as well as the international Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Considerable knowledge and experience in accounting, budgeting, statistical research methodologies and cost-benefit analysis, and general organizational structure, functions and operations of a regional organization
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in accounting, commerce or related field from a recognized University with full membership with an internationally recognized professional auditing/accounting institution, Professional Auditing qualifications are essential
  • At least five years continuous auditing experience in a regional organization or an international professional auditing firm.
Terms and Conditions

The post is tenable on a three (3) year contract term to an ideal candidate who shall be within age brackets of 30 -45 years of age.

How to apply

Applications together with copies of certificates and a detailed CV with three referees should be submitted only by E-Mail, registered mail or courier service to:

Karen - Westwood Park Rd, off Ngong Rd., 
Next to Kenya Defence Staff College
P.O. Box 1444 -00502 Karen, 
Nairobi, Kenya

Fax (254) (0)20 88 46 95


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