National Museum of Kenya Jobs
The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament, with a multi-disciplinary research role to preserve and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage for the benefit of the country and the world.
NMK manages several Museums, Sites and Monuments of national and international importance alongside priceless collections of Kenya’s living cultural and natural heritage.
Chief Internal Auditor
Reporting to the Director General and the Board Audit Committee, the position holder will provide overall leadership and strategic direction in mitigating against risks and ensuring compliance with documented policies and procedures
Duties and ResponsibilitiesOverseeing the operations and continuous improvement of NMK internal controls, risk management and governance processImproving on existing internals system to ensure that internal operational risks are identified, analyzed and addressedProviding both the Board and management with regular assessment and opinion on effectiveness of NMK risk management and control systemsFollowing up on implementation of audit recommendationsSupervising and managing the audit team and ensuring optimal level of resources in order to realize set targets.
Qualifications and CompetenciesA degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or Business AdministrationFull accounting professional qualifications( CPA or ACCA)Be a member of relevant professional bodies such; Institute of Internal Auditors, Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Kenya) or any other recognized bodyTen years experience in finance or audit, three of which should be at supervisory management levelThorough knowledge of audit principles, procedures and practicesExperience in computerized accounting and auditing systemsDemonstrated good judgment, confidentiality and high integrityExcellent communication skillsProven ability to develop, motivate and manage a team.
Closing date for applications:
Qualified and interested applicants may apply enclosing a detailed resume, certified copies of academic and professional certificates plus testimonials, names and addresses of 3 referees (include telephone contact and email).
The applications should be addressed to:
National Museums of Kenya,
PO Box 40658-00100,
and should be received not later than 31st August 2012.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted