Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

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Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Internal Auditor

About the career opportunity

Directly accountable to the Audit, Risk and Compliance Manager you’ll be working under Sendy Holding Company for all Sendy subsidiaries in hands on execution of audits, internal audit consultancy services, special investigations into fraud, preparation of reports and tracking of implementation of agreed action points. It will entail audit planning, execution, reporting monitoring and follow up.

You will be responsible for:

  • Assist with risk assessment and annual planning, audit execution, audit reporting, audit technology(audit work paper management and implementation tracking solution), and preparation of reports for Audit Committee reporting.
  • Assist in the development of the audit plan and ensure that it is responsive to and aligned with the organization’s risk profile as part of Internal Audit’s yearly risk assessment and enterprise risk assessment and planning process.
  • Executing/Carrying out individual audits in accordance with the audit plan, and international audit standards ensuring the highest level of service quality and client satisfaction.
  • Preparation of all Internal Audit reports for issuance, ensuring that they are clear and simple, that they uncover root causes and offer practical solutions, and that they ultimately add value to management.
  • Support the preparation of reports for meetings with the Audit Committee to report on the status of Internal Audit’s ongoing monitoring activities.
  • Proactively identify and inform senior management of significant risks or exposures related to internal controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention.

  • Perform Internal controls assessments of acquired companies and lead efforts to mitigate identified control deficiencies as and when applicable
  • Manage the process to track, follow-up, and ultimately close all open audit issues.
  • Follow-up of status of implementation of management letter points.
  • Actively participate in management meetings and/or committees to ensure that Internal Audit is well-informed of key business developments that could have an impact on audit priorities and/or plans.
  • Ensure that Internal Audit work is performed in accordance with established professional standards and remain abreast of emerging trends and best practices that can be incorporated into the function and Sendy.
  • Assist in Internal Audit’s participation in critical business and technology initiatives and projects ensuring that audit’s perspective is effectively voiced and appropriate controls are designed and implemented on a proactive basis.
  • Assist Maintain audit technology platform leveraging support from the Engineering team as needed.
  • Assist coordinate the activities of external auditors including how best to leverage the work performed and results produced from Internal Audit’s work
  • Taking part in all regulatory exams and other third-party audits.
  • Provide regular reporting on the performance of self and team and department -weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually and as may be required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field.
  • Professional qualifications in accounting such as CPA or ACCA. (CIA/CISA would be an added advantage.)
  • Minimum five-years experience in audit and finance.
  • Good understanding of Internal Audit standards (COSO, IPPFs).
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and relevant legislations.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounts analysis, accounting practices and reconciliation.
  • Skilled in root cause identification.
  • Strong creative thinking.
  • Personal motivation and drive exhibited through commitment to hard work, continuous improvement and achievement of goals.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Calm under chaos.
  • Very high level of integrity.

How shall we know you are winning in this role?

At Sendy, we focus on outcomes and this allows you to DO MORE!

Tip: To land this gig, please include details of:

  • How well you understand the of Internal Audit standards (COSO, IPPFs).
  • Your analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and relevant legislations.
  • Knowledge of accounts analysis, accounting practices and reconciliation.
  • Skills of root cause identification.

How to Apply


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