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Internal Audit Officer Job in Kenya

Sheer Logic is seeking to engage a dynamic individual for the Internal Audit Officer position for one of our clients in the hospitality industry.

Job Summary: The holder of this position is responsible to the Internal Audit Manager for conducting audits and reviews in accordance with accepted professional auditing standards to assess effectiveness of internal controls, reliability and integrity of financial and operational information, compliance to applicable policies, laws and regulations and efficiency of processes.

Providing strategic direction and guidance to the General Manager in all areas of Auditing which includes the preparation of audit analysis reports as per the client’s standards so as to support operation and achieve goals.

Key Result Areas

  • Perform assigned tasks as per the annual internal audit plan for the hotel;
  • Analyze and evaluate adequacy of accounting systems and procedures;
  • Monitor transactions to ensure that they conform to approved policies and procedures;
  • Analyze deficiencies in management controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud or irregularities to improve the control environment;
  • Assist external audit and law enforcement agencies in conducting audits;
  • Assist in the follow-up of recommendations made in both internal and external audit reports;
  • Undertake in assessment of performance to ensure that individual and team performance is continuously monitored and measured against realistic but challenging targets; and
  • Review and handle incidents of violations against organizational policy and regulations and recommend appropriate action.
  • University bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, commerce, economics or equivalent qualifications plus professional accounting qualifications such as CPA,ACCA or CISA.
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience in the areas of audit and accounting. Experience in the hospitality industry and systems audit is an added advantage
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Software: Word and Excel, Sun System & Material Control (MC).
  • Ability to apply intensive knowledge of specific auditing techniques to technical areas.
  • Broad knowledge of approved principles, procedures, and best practices involving accounting and financial record keeping including hospitality accounting procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of audit procedures, including planning, audit techniques, testing and sampling methods typically involved in conducting audits.
  • Broad knowledge and solid understanding of the fundamentals of internal control systems and the ability to properly execute audits designed to test these controls.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheets, databases, word-processing, and presentation applications.
  • Good report writing skills
How to Apply
If you believe your career objectives match this exciting position, please forward your application and detailed C.V stating your current position, remuneration, contact details by 20th July 2017 to the Sheer Logic Management Consultants E-  clearly marking “Hotel Internal Auditor” on the subject line

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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