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

Specification:

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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