Internal Audit Officer Job in Kenya

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Internal Audit Officer Job in Kenya

Kenya Maritime Authority is a State Corporation whose mandate is to regulate, coordinate and oversee maritime affairs guided by the Kenya Maritime Act, No. 5 of 2006 and the Merchant Shipping Act 2009. 

The Authority wishes to invite suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Internal Audit Officer 

(KMAG 4)
Department: Directorate

Section: Internal Audit
Report To: Internal Audit Manager
Supervision: Internal Audit Assistant
Location / Region: KMA Head Office, Mombasa
Purpose: Responsible for reviewing internal control systems, verifying the existence and safety of assets, executing audit programmes, collecting audit evidence, reviewing compliance with the existing policies and assisting the internal auditor in various duties.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Collecting audit evidence
  • Planning, preparing and performing audits;
  • Drafting audit reports;
  • Reviewing financial statements, board of survey reports and performance reports;
  • Preparing performance contracting criteria;
  • Checking policy and procedure compliance;
  • Formulating control systems;
  • Providing advice on various audit issues
  • Carrying out Investigations; and
  • Coordinating audit activities.
Person Specifications:
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in finance, accounting or related fields
Professional Qualifications
  • CIA qualifications preferred or CPA (K) ICPAK
  • Member of IIA CPS (K)
  • 5 years’ experience in financial system compliance, taxation and statutory audit/investigations in a large organization/busy environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, management and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and highly confident
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Ability to work under pressure
How to Apply

Applicants who meet the specified requirements should send their application letters with their detailed CVs, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials together with day-time telephone contact, indicating the post applied for in the application letter and on the envelop to:

The Director General
Kenya Maritime Authority
P.O. Box 95076 – 80104,

Or drop the application at the Kenya Maritime Authority, White House, 2nd Floor, Moi Avenue, near Dock yard, Mombasa.

Closing date for applications is 29th February 2016.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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