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3. Britam Jobs in Kenya - Recruiting Internal Auditors


Job purpose
Responsible for conducting internal audits in line with the audit plan or as requested by the board or audit committee

Key Responsibilities
  • Identify and critically evaluate elements of governance and risk management in the service, design appropriate risk management and mitigation strategies for implementation;
  • Plan and execute internal audits in accordance with International standards on professional practice of internal audit and department’s audits methodology;
  • In consultation with Internal Audit Manager, develop detailed audit programmes based on the documented procedures and best practice, for each identified audit project, giving special attention to potential risk areas;
  • Carry out detailed audit tests on all the Group’s operations based on standard audit programmes in accordance with the approved Annual Audit Plan. This includes review of operations, highlighting areas of internal control weakness and making recommendations to improve efficiency.
  • The jobholder may change the scope of the audit if actual circumstances in the field so demand;
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations;
  • Determine internal audit scope for particular assignments;
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit department management
  • Develop new continuous improvement initiatives, evaluate the adequacy of internal control systems;
  • Gather adequate audit evidence to support findings and suggestions for improvement.
  • Work with the Internal Audit Manager on appropriate methods in gathering audit evidence, depending on the actual circumstances encountered in the course of the field work, the jobholder will constantly discuss the findings of the business to ensure completeness and accuracy of reports;
  • Visit regional and branch offices to ensure operations are in line with the Group;
  • Assist the Internal Audit Manager review and document existing accounting, administrative and internal control systems for adequacy and effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement. This will cover the Group operations and call for a thorough understanding of all the Group’s operations;
  • Work with the Internal Audit Manager in verifying compliance with all the relevant legislation and regulatory requirement;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Key Performance Measures
  • Execution of audit plan
  • Rate of clearance of issues
  • Timely reports

    Working Relationships:

    Internal Relationships;

    The Internal Auditor, Operations will be
  • Accountable to Internal Audit Manager, Operations;
  • Directly responsible for Assistant Internal Auditor and Internal Audit Assistant;
  • Work with other departments as and when required.


    External Relationships;
  • External auditors

    Knowledge, experience and qualifications required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business relevant field
    CPA (K)
  • Certified Information Systems Analyst (CISA) and Certified Financial Analyst (CFA); KASNEB are an added advantage
  • 2-3 years working experience in an Audit related field

    Core competencies:

    Technical and functional competencies;
  • Knowledge of internal audit procedures and methodologies
  • Decision making –ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner
  • High moral and ethical standing
  • Highly motivated

    Core competencies;
  • Communications Skills
  • Building Relationships
  • Focuses on the Customers
  • Develops Self
  • Solves Problems

    Closing Date: Friday, December 9, 2016

    For more information and job application details, see; Britam Jobs in Kenya - Recruiting Internal Auditors

    4. Britam Vacancies in Kenya - Underwriting Assistant (Internal Candidates Only)

    Job Purpose
    Reviewing proposal forms, verifying client’s data, assessing the proposed risk within set standards, counterchecking the terms of the policy as well as reviewing the conditions of the policy.

    Key Responsibilities
  • Assess the proposed risk within set standards
  • Keep detailed and accurate records of policies underwritten and decisions made
  • Review proposal forms
  • Release policy documents, endorsements
  • Communicate with clients on the renewal terms
  • Maintain high standards of customer service - responding to clients enquiries; (walk-in clients, telephone and emails)
  • Liaise with intermediaries and direct clients on issues relating to their policies
  • Apply the credit control policy by ensuring that debit/credit notes raised are mailed and that they reach the clients/intermediaries within the shortest time possible.
  • Generate renewal notices for all renewal business
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

    Key Performance Measures
  • Timely release of policy documents
  • Timely renewal of business

    Working Relationships

    Internal Relationships:
  • Accountable to the Underwriting Supervisor
  • Required to liaise and work closely with the other departments as may be necessary

    External Relationships:
  • Britam customers
  • Reinsurance companies

    Knowledge, experience and qualifications required
  • Bachelor’s degree (insurance option preferred)
  • At least one year experience in the insurance industry

    Core Competencies
  • Communication skills
  • Building Relationships
  • Focuses on the Customers
  • Develops Self
  • Solves Problems

    Technical/ Functional competencies
  • Technical and functional competencies
  • Knowledge of insurance concepts
  • Knowledge of underwriting processes and procedures
  • Technical competence in underwriting insurance risks
  • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements

    Closing Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    For more information and job application details, see; Britam Vacancies in Kenya - Underwriting Assistant (Internal Candidates Only)

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