Aga Khan University Hospital Internal Audit Officer, Internal Audit ' - Jobs in Kenya

Aga Khan University Hospital Internal Audit Officer, Internal Audit ' - Jobs in Kenya


Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three continents. An integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network (, AKU provides higher education in multiple health science and social science disciplines, carries out research pertinent primarily to low- and middle-income countries and operates 7 hospitals (soon 8) and over 325 outreach clinics, all at international standards.

It has almost 2,500 students and 14,000 staff. The University is both a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change. As a leading international institution dedicated to excellence and change, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access

Job Purpose/Summary

Reporting to the Manager, Internal Audit, the job holder will carry out independent assessments of the internal control systems, review adequacy, effectiveness and adherence to policies and procedures and assess the approach to risk management as well as advising on governance practices in the institution.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Execution of annual audit plan while ensuring all audit assignments are completed in time

  • Ensuring audit assignments are carried out in line with AKU methodology and observing professional standards

  • Provide practical and proactive audit recommendations that are discussed and agreed on with management

  • Prepare audit notification / Terms of Reference, carry out field work / audit tests /
    evidence gathering, organize audit working file and write comprehensive audit reports

  • Follow up with management to ensure audit recommendations are implemented

  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

    Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related fields

  • CPA finalist

  • CIA or CISA desirable

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in internal audit

  • Should be a self-starter with the ability to plan and perform audits with limited supervision.

  • Should possess strong investigative and project management skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills in order to communicate effectively with all levels of employees.

  • Should have a desire to learn and understand institutional inter-operations, and apply that knowledge to assist management in improving organizational controls and procedures.

  • Ability to maintain high standards of confidentiality and to work with a high degree of integrity.

  • Must be ready or available to travel for audit assignments

    For more information and job application details, see; Aga Khan University Hospital Internal Audit Officer, Internal Audit ' - Jobs in Kenya

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