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Repayment Auditor Job in Rural Kenya

Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture
Function: Finance System Support
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Title: Repayment Auditor
Job Location: Rural Kenya 

Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description
One Acre Fund is a start-up NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. 

Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  We are growing quickly. In five years, we have grown to serve 135,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff. 

Job Description 
One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; we are seeking individuals to take position in the organization as Repayment Auditors.  One Acre Fund is looking for experiences, talented and candidates who are committed to making a difference in farmers’ lives.

Contract details: Permanent subject to Performance

Candidate Profile
  • Committed, focused and determined to succeed in life.
  • Good computer keyboard skills- Proficient in excel
Primary Duties of Repayment Auditor
Key Tasks
  • Carry out the implementation of internal auditing program and operational system
  • Establish adherence to internal and regulatory policies in all areas of the organizations activities.
  • Ensure that accounting policies designed are being applied as required.
  • Ensure that there is absolute compliance with internal policies and controls systems
  • Execute audit tests in compliance with conventional auditing guidelines.
  • Carry out audit reviews to assess the effectiveness of risk management and the adequacy of internal controls.
  • Ensure the Organizations’ policy manuals are strictly adhered to.
  • Prepare reports on audit findings for sharing with the management team.
  • Provide workable solutions, guidance on process improvement and best practices.
  • Follow up audit recommendations to ensure timely implementation and action on corrective measures to mitigate identified risks.
  • Prepare regular internal audit reports.
Career Growth and Development: One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. 

We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews. 

We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. 


  • A minimum of a Degree, preferably Bachelor of Commerce/ Business Management and/ or related relevant academic qualifications.
  • At least two years of experience in Accounting, preferably with local or international NGOs
  • Proven organizational, analytical, negotiating, communication (oral and written) and training skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines
  • Knowledge and skills on data management and reporting
  • Must be computer proficient
  • Must be honest, discreet and trustworthy.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately.
  • An eye for detail.   
The candidate must be willing to reside in the western and Nyanza regions of Kenya.
Preferred Start Date:  Early November 2012
Time Line: Resumes should be submitted by 30th October. 
Compensation: Competitive Salary with Performance Based Incentives
Benefits: NSSF and NHIF, airtime and small transportation allowances
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.
One Acre Fund Kenya is an equal opportunity employer; both women and men of integrity are invited to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
To Apply
Email cover letter and resume (Subject line: Repayment Auditor + the place you heard of the position) and Salary Expectation

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