Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Gross Salary: Kshs. 88,000

We are recruiting on behalf of one of our affiliates, a Deposit Taking SACCO to fill the position of INTERNAL AUDITOR.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Reporting functionally to the Audit committee and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer.

 Review the credibility and integrity of financial statements by ensuring the financial statements of the Sacco have been prepared in accordance with the IFRS, IAS, SASRA guidelines and the Sacco Societies Act and that the information contained in the financial statements is complete and reliable for effective decision making.

Check that all activities done by the Sacco are in conformity with the existing laws and Regulations. This will entail the internal auditor ensuring that the Sacco does not contravene among others; SASRA guidelines, the Sacco Societies Act 2008, Co- operative Act 2004, Regulations of 2010, CBK Act, the labour laws, NSSF Act and other relevant Acts and laws.

Review the economic efficiency and effectiveness in the utilization of the Sacco resources so that its objectives are achieved.

The internal auditor will also review the adequacy, design and effectiveness of the Internal Control Systems. This will by monitoring the quality of such controls, detect any weakness and provide recommendation for improvement.

Assisting the BOD in the governance of the Sacco by advising on the direction in various issues through promotion of ethics and culture of the Sacco so that the institution is held as member focused by concentrating on savings and credit facilities.

Coordinate work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control related activities and with others within Internal Audit while conducting risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.

Be able to institute fraud detection steps in audit programs; investigating allegations of fraud, and reviewing fraud prevention controls and detection processes put in place by management, making recommendations for improvement and on corrections or enhancements needed to maintain and improve effective and compliant operations.

Maintaining files and supporting documentation for audits and other assignments

Identifying and qualifying key business risks estimating the probability of occurrences and the impact on the Sacco and making appropriate recommendations.


Be of exemplary integrity and honesty

Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Have excellent financial analysis skills

 Be a team player

Be decisive and possess quick judgment skills

Possess excellent business writing and presentation skills

Be proactive and have initiative

Possess analytical and critical thinking skills

Must be impartial in reporting


Be a fully qualified accountant with CPA (K) or ACCA and registered with ICPAK or ACCA global.

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in any business-related field.

Minimum 3 years audit experience in a deposit taking Sacco.

CISA certification will be an added advantage.

Computer proficiency especially in accounting packages and systems

Must have been involved in audit service of financial statements

Proficient knowledge of various Sacco software systems will be an added advantage

Knowledge of government and other stakeholders’ rules and regulations.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply by following the link AND sending their applications via email to before close of business on 31st May 2024. Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.