Audit and Compliance Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Audit and Compliance Officer Jobs in Nairobi, KenyaDuties and ResponsibilitiesPreparation of monthly, quarterly and ad hoc audit plans
Develop audit processes across the group
Execute planned audits as per the laid down procedures and best practices
Independently undertake both financial and process audits and present accurate reports to the relevant managers.
Ensure that the accounting and other business processes are not open to fraudulent activities.
Enforce accurate bookkeeping and reconciliations across all business units.
Perform business process reviews to identify control gaps and opportunities for improvement
Study and assess the work flows, both physical and through the system, and recommend on best practices that creates more efficiency and mitigates against intentional or unintentional risks
Train the team on compliance with established internal control procedures and following through to ensure compliance.
Ensure flawless process documentation and traceable staff accountability that supports smooth audit trail
Discuss audit findings with the respective managers/Head of Department and recommend corrective actions / control enhancements where necessary
Agree with the managers on recommended corrective actions on key audit issues, timelines, KPIs and responsibilities/accountabilities.
Perform post-audit follow-up after submission of reports to determine the extent of implementation of audit recommendations
Discuss audit follow up reports with responsible managers on any pending audit recommendations
Preparation of periodic audit findings/reports.
Investigating cases of fraud and other physical and system misnomers and report the same to the management.
Ensure that all loopholes that could give rise to fraud are detected and sealed.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
Certification CPA – (K) or ACCA
Qualification in CISA will an outright advantage
3 – 5 years’ experience as an audit officer in a large, busy firm.
Should be a member of ICPAK or any other relevant professional body
Strong work ethic and high level of integrity
Good in advanced MS Excel
Able to work independently, discreetly
Excellent understanding of system forensics
How to Apply
Qualified applicants should send their applications to email@example.com so us to reach us on or before 20th November 2019.
Please quote “Audit & Compliance Officer” on your email subject line.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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