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Accounting Job in Kenya - Microfinance

Internal Auditor- Microfinance

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About the Client:

Our client is an established Microfinance based in Nairobi that is seeking an Internal Auditor responsible for auditing functions of its firm to ensure compliance with guidelines in the delivery of service.


The Internal Auditor is responsible for audit exercises on the Microfinance’s operations and to steer the business and related activities towards its primary objectives of profit and a return on capital. The role also prepares risk based annual plan and well documented evidence of audit programs as per laid down policies and procedures, regulatory guidelines and within other legal framework.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide recommendations to improve weak internal controls
  • Investigate instances of possible fraud and ensure that assets are protected
  • Perform reconciliations of company accounts and financial control systems
  • Monitor compliance with industry standards, laws, and guidelines
  • Investigate and search for fundamental reason of irregularities and errors.
  • Monitor consistency of adherence to and effective application of established Internal Audit systems (polices, processes, procedures & tools) to achieve optimal efficiency and cost
  • Evaluate whether processes and procedures are functioning properly
  • Undertake reviews of wages
  • Prepare and reconcile daily, weekly and monthly performance reports and ensuring performance of quality audits and production of timely internal audit reports with practical and agreeable corrective
  • Participate in preparation of risk based annual plan and preparing audit programs for audit
  • Developing the appropriate audit tests to achieve the desired audit objectives for each assignment and obtaining well documented audit evidence and audit
  • Tracking of audit issues implementation and follow up
  • Carry out special audits and/or investigations and other special assignments as may be required by management from time to time
  • Carry out analytical reviews of the root-cause of the common/ recurrent audit findings and disseminate alerts and solution
  • Carry out ad hoc reports/assignments as needed
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external counterparties
  • Carry out any other duties assigned in the firm’s related activities.

Key Qualifications:

  • Degree in internal auditing, financial accounting/management, Business or related course
  • CPA (K) Holder
  • 3 years of experience in internal Audit in a banking and finance institution
  • Proficiency in accounting software and spreadsheets

Competencies and Skills:

  • Outstanding aptitude for math and Excellent attention to detail
  • Brilliant numerical and analytical skills
  • Good critical-thinking skills and Excellent research skills
  • Excellent Reporting and presentation skills;
  • Excellent Customer service, communication and relationship skills
  • Team player
  • Should be highly motivated with a Positive attitude.
  • Confident and capable of operating at all levels.
  • Great at Multitasking
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Service oriented personality
  • Time management
  • Work under minimum supervision and able to work under pressure

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs and cover letters quoting the job title (INTERNAL AUDITOR-MICROFINANCE) as subject to reach us not later than 19th January 2022 to Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

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