Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

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Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Our client, Hotpoint Appliances Ltd, a leading manufacturer and retailer of home and commercial appliances with fast growing operations in Kenya.

 It seeks to recruit a talented, creative and result-oriented professional to fill the following position:
Internal Auditor – HR/IA/PKF 01
Reporting to the Directors, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing professional oversight in independent assurance, effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal control processes to ensure compliance with relevant auditing standards, laws and regulations.

  • Review / development and implementation of a risk compliance framework
  • Risk mitigation and reporting
  • Reviewed policy procedure manuals
  • Compliance to sound auditing principles
Key Responsibilities
I. Managerial Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Work with finance and non-finance colleagues to deliver financial and operational audits;
  • Engage the management teams, senior management and Board of Directors to ensure implementation of agreed action plans;
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the company model to aid the Board of Directors by suggesting improvements to processes in order to increase profitability and manage risk;
  • Prepare internal audit reports and related board presentations
  • Maintain an oversight over the company’s complaints register;
  • Develop in liaison with the Board & Management of the company a Risk Policy Framework;
  • Develop annual internal audit plans for approval by appropriate authority and ensuring that routine audits are carried out as per agreed plan;
  • Review operations and business support activities to ensure they are consistent with established objectives and goals;
  • Check the soundness of accounting procedures and reliability of financial records and reports;
  • Conduct audit reviews of policy and compliance to standards/regulatory requirements;
  • Regularly inspect company records and transactions and evolve scrutiny methodology to ensure compliance; and
  • Carry out audits and investigations and recommend remedial actions as per operational procedures requirements;
II. Operational Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop and ensure implementation of a risk and compliance framework on the company’s overall risk management strategies and annual work plans;
  • Report to the Board in a timely manner any risk related threats and advice on risk mitigation plans of identified risks;
  • Create risk awareness to managers and staff on risks relevant to their departments and at individual level to enhance understanding of their accountability for their departments’ risks;
  • Assist in developing policy, procedure and systems for the departments, including documentation where necessary;
  • Ensure appropriate controls and procedures are established and met in the key departments of the organization; and
  • Verify and follow-up variances on daily stock take reports from all departments.
III. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • 7 years of audit experience as a commercial auditor
  • A CPA (K) holder, ACCA or ACMA qualifications 
  • Member of ICPAK
  • Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors is an added advantage
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounts BCOM or related field will be an added advantage
  • Strong organisational skills and proven analytical ability
  • Conviction and confidence to make recommendations based on findings
  • High integrity personality, excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work independently
  • A Strong team player with demonstrated experience in leading and working with teams
  • Results oriented with proven track record of working to achieve targets
  • Excellent research, data analysis and presentation skills
  • Experience working with External Auditors
If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the field of interest directly to

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