Audit and Compliance Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Audit and Compliance Officer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation 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 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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