Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Audit and Risk Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Limited, a Water and Sewerage Service Provider serving Uasin Gishu County, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Audit and Risk Compliance Manager Jobs in Kenya

Reporting: functionally to the Board through Audit Committee and administratively to the Managing Director.

The role holder will be responsible for planning and conducting operational, financial and compliance audits to evaluate t he effectiveness of internal controls, governance processes and risk management. This is so as to provide assurance and consulting services which add value and improve the company's operations.

He/she will also make appropriate recommendation ions to management on internal control and governance best practices.

Department: Administration

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable at Grade 12


  • Developing and continuously reviewing and assessing the internal audit strategy, policies, procedures, and guidelines;
  • Ensuring implementation of audit plans as approved by the Risk and Audit Committee;
  • Coordinating audit reviews of the effectiveness of risk management process and the adequacy of internal controls;
  • Overseeing preparation and submission of periodic audit and risk management reports:
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of the Risk Management Framework;
  • Managing risk assessment and developing risk management guidelines as well as fraud investigation and anti-corruption strategy:
  • Overseeing setting up and implementation of internal audit systems in accordance with International Auditing Standards;
  • Reporting and communicating audit findings and recommend at ions to the Management and to the Risk and Audit Committee.
  • Instituting follow-u p audits to ensure implement at ion of audit recommendations
  • Coordinating timely performance of special audit investigations and forensic audits as necessary.
  • Overseeing supervision, staff development and performance evaluation appraisal.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance. Accounting, Business Administration or any other relevant field or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant - CPA (K) or ACCA.
  • Must be a registered member
    of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
  • A Master's degree in Accounting. Finance or Business Management will be an added advantage.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Forensic Examiner (CFE) qualification or any other similar recognized professional body will be an added advantage.
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience, five (5) years of which should have been in managerial position overseeing internal audit, risk management and compliance functions.
  • Have knowledge of Computer Aided Audit programs.
  • Proficiency in computer operations and skills.
  • Experience of auditing ER P systems will be an added advantage.
  • Have proven people management experience as well as strong communication, interpersonal negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Have proven integrity, ethics, transparency and accountability and must have shown merit and ability as reflected in previous work performance and results;

    How to apply:

    Applicants should submit clearances from the following institutions

  • KRA, HELB, E ACC, CRB and Certificate of Good conduct Interested applicants should submit their applications with detailed
  • C.V.'s including names of three referees. copies of certificates and testimonials quoting the specific job reference number of the position being applied for, so as to reach the undersigned on or before 28th February. 2019 at 4:00 pm.

    The Managing Director,
    Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company Ltd.,
    P.O. BOX 8 418-3010

    Please note that any canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. ELDOWAS Is on equal opportunity employer.

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