Assistant Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Assistant Internal Auditor

Hiring Organization: Kiambaa Dairies
Location – Locality:
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: FMCG
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES 40k-50k
Date Posted: 03/26/2024

Kiambaa Dairies is seeking to hire an Assistant Internal Auditor to ensure internal control are effective and functional and compliant with the Society laid down procedure, laws and policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To clearly monitor:

1.  The quantities of raw milk received into the factory from the farmers, centers, routes or other suppliers.

2.  The quantities of bulk raw/ pasteurized milk, pouch and yoghurt processed and dispatched from the factory.

3.  The sales orders of all the products are clearly documented and approved and coordinate with the invoicing team to correlate sale orders and invoices.

  • Develop and execute comprehensive Audit Plans including risk assessment, scope determination and resource allocation. 
  • Evaluate the adequacy of internal controls and risk management practices to mitigate operational, financial and compliance risks. Identify emerging risks and recommend appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and procedures, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Conduct detailed testing of financial records, operational processes, and internal controls to identify weaknesses and areas for improvement.
  • Document audit findings, including issues identified and recommendations for corrective actions, in audit reports.
  • Assist the Internal Auditor in communicating audit results and recommendations to Management and Key stakeholders.
  • Monitor the implementation of corrective actions and follow up on audit findings to ensure implementation.
  • Stay abreast of changes in regulatory requirements and industry trends relevant to internal auditing.
  • Monitor compliance with internal Standard Operating Procedures and regulatory requirements. Stay abreast of relevant laws, regulations and industry standards to ensure adherence and mitigate compliance risks.
  • Promoting the highest standards of ethics and standards within the Society based on principles of integrity, objectivity, competence, and confidentiality.
  • Coordinating the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures (SOP) with key emphasis on adequacy of controls
  • Liaise with the external auditor appropriately in consultation with the Management.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. 
  • Must be CPA Finalist.
  • Over 3 years of experience in internal auditing or a related field preferably in dairy industry, with demonstrated proficiency in audit methodologies and techniques.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements, accounting principles, and internal control frameworks.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify issues and recommend practical solutions.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact confidently with stakeholders at various levels.
  • Proficiency in audit software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work efficiently in a dynamic environment.
  • High level of integrity, professionalism and attention to detail.
  • Experience in leading audit teams or managing projects is desirable.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Assistant Internal Auditor) to

Application deadline is 5th April 2024; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.