Head of Internal Audit

Kenya Forest Service (KFS)seeks to recruit self motivated, dynamic and results oriented persons to fill the following vacancies:

Head of Internal Audit


Reporting to the Director, the position serves to provide strategic leadership in the management of KFS internal audit function to ensure compliance to the set systems and policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage operations of audit department to ensure achievement of set objectives and goals.
  • Risk facilitator for the organization
  • Reviewing and advising the management on adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls
  • Review means of safeguarding assets and verify existence of assets.
  • Advise management on effective cost control and revenue maximization measures.
  • Advise management on external audit queries
  • Oversee and ensure preparation of timely reports to the Director and audit committee.
  • Ensure supervision, appraisal and training of personnel in audit unit.
  • Developing and reviewing audit manuals.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned from time to time. Educational and Professional Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance or Accounting).
  • CPA (K) /ACCA or equivalent.
  • 5 years working experience.
  • CISA or CIA will be an added advantage Competencies
  • Professionalism – Ability to conduct independent research and analysis, identify issues, and recommend solutions.
  • Planning and organizing - Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan and those under his/her supervision.
  • Communication - Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.
  • Teamwork - Strong interpersonal and; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people.
  • Technological awareness – proficiency in computer skills. Working Experience
  • At least 5 years experience in a large organization
    For more information and application, visit: Head of Internal Audit Website
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