Internal Audit Officer Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Internal Audit Officer

Hiring Organization: Consolidated Bank of Kenya
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Banking
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 03/20/2024

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the Internal Audit Officer will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the Bank’s operations and performance

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

Conduct assurance reviews of the assigned banking operations and functional activities.

Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the management controls over those operations.

Evaluate organizational units to ensure that they are performing their planning, accounting, custodial, risk management and control activities in compliance with applicable policies and procedures in a manner that is consistent with the bank’s mission and regulatory frameworks.

Assist/participate in the preparation of annual audit plan.

Plan and execute assigned engagements in accordance with accepted auditing standards.

Report engagement observation and make practical recommendations for corrective action to address unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations and reducing costs.

Perform special assignments as requested by management from time to time.

Qualifications and Competencies

Holder of bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics from a recognized university.

Must possess professional qualifications as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Kenya.

Possession of professional qualifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) will be an added advantage.

Should be a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK), Institute of Internal Auditors, (IIA) or any other relevant professional body

Should have a minimum of 5 (five) years’ relevant working experience in internal auditing in a financial institution or professional firm.

Should have working knowledge of Computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) and ACL audit software will be added advantage.

Should have in depth knowledge of IFRSs, IIA Standards and banking industry regulatory framework.

Should have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

How To Apply

Qualified and interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send their application in HARD COPIES quoting the title of the position applied for on the cover letter and envelope, together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and the contact information of three referees to:

The Head of Human Resources Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited P.O. Box 51133 – 00200 NAIROBI

All applications should be sent through the above address ONLY, and received no later than 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 3rd April 2024. Only selected candidates will be contacted.