Principal Auditor Job in Kenya

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Principal Auditor Job in Kenya

Principal Auditor

The jobholder coordinates the development, monitoring and evaluation of internal audit strategies, policies and procedures to promote good corporate governance, risk management and effective utilization ofresources.

Key Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –

  • Participating in the development of audit strategies, policies and procedures and ensure effective implementation;
  • Contributing to preparation of the risk based annual audit plan for approval by the Audit & Risk Management Committee;
  • Preparing audit reports on completion of each audit engagement to ensure timely issuance to Management for implementation of recommended actions;
  • Evaluating progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement audit recommendations received from both internal and external audits;
  • Assisting in preparation of quarterly audit reports to the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board;
  • Executing special audits/investigations;
  • Evaluating the performance of staff in the Department to ascertain efficiency and effectiveness in work performance in meeting the objectives of the function; and

  • Contributing to preparation of the department’s annual budget, control and monitor its implementation.


For appointment to this grade, an officer must: –

  • Have a minimum period of six (6) years relevant work experience;
  • Have Bachelors Degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;
  • Have passed Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (K) or its equivalent qualification;
  • Be a registered member of ICPAK in good standing;
  • Be proficient in computer application skill;
  • Have demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of chapter six of the constitution

How to Apply

  • Candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to log onto the Boards recruitment portal and must complete the registration and submit the same as well as attach the following documents;
    • Cover Letter
    • Detailed and updated CVs (giving current contact details of three (3) referees),
    • Copies of all academic and professional certificates, copies of testimonials, details of the current position, current remuneration
    • Copy of National Identification Card or Passport.
  • All applications must be submitted through the e-recruitment portal to be considered. No HardCopy Application will be accepted.
  • All applications(Cover Letters) must be received not later than 21st March, 2023at 1700Hours and should be addressed to;

P. O. Box 30324-00100 NAIROBI.


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