Gusii Water and Sanitation Internal Audit Manager Jobs in Kenya

Gusii Water and Sanitation Internal Audit Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job title:
  • Internal Audit Manager

    Reports to:
  • This role reports directly to the Audit Committee of the Board and administratively to the managing director

    Job purpose

    The internal auditor is responsible for the internal audit function of the company to provide continuous appraisal of the Company operations systems against internal control systems, policies, procedures and manuals.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Play a senior leadership role bringing the internal community along to support the outputs delivered by developing effective and strategic relationship.
  • Build a highly effective team, by leading, managing and motivating staff and by directing and coaching them where appropriate, so that they achieve excellence in delivery.
  • Take responsibility for the reports emerging from the department and all documentation sent to the MD.
  • Oversee departments budgeting, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, cash flow and debt management.
  • Develop a flexible annual audit plan, using an appropriate risk-based methodology and including any risks or control concerns identified by management and submit that plan to the audit committee to review and approval.
  • Ensure the approved audit plan is implemented including any special tasks or projects requested by the board audit committee and MD.
  • Analyze any capacity deficiencies and request resources to meet the requirements of the internal audit charter and the audit plan.
  • Issue periodic audit reports summarizing results of audit activities
  • Keep the board audit committee and the MD informed of emerging trends and changes in international standards on the practice of internal auditing.
  • Conduct investigation of suspected fraudulent activities within the company and report the results appropriately.
  • Liaise with the external auditors and regulators, as appropriate, for the purpose of providing optimal audit coverage to the company at a reasonable overall cost.
  • Report the results of follow up implementation of external audit findings and recommendation.
  • Coordinating the implementation of the internal control frame work so as to streamline internal control and risk management in the company’s business process.
  • Reviewing the internal control framework and consistently ensuring its compliance.
  • Coordinating and facilitating the development and implementation of the formal risk management framework.
  • Documenting audit procedures, developing criteria reviewing and analyzing evidence , and documenting process and procedures.
  • Identifying developing and documenting audit of audit issues and recommendation.
  • Coordinating and liaising with external auditors of the authority to ensure external audits and financial reporting process are efficient and effective.
  • Conducting appropriate( governance and performance) assessment exercise so as to streamline the company’s performance and governance process.
  • Provide leadership maintains discipline trains and appraises staff in the internal audit
  • Motivate and nurture the department by budgeting planning and directing resources to achieve targets and objectives.
  • Supervise the development implementation and management of finance policies
  • Ensure performance measures and designed to evaluate performance against the strategic plan.
  • Ensure reporting on work done into the reporting structures in the company on a monthly; quarterly or annual basis.
  • Leading in the development of the annual audit plan; and
  • Performing related work as may be required.

    Job Specification:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting /Finance, Economics, Engineering or business related field from a recognized institution.
  • CPA (K), ACCA or relevant professional qualification.
  • Member of a relevant professional body and in good standing.
  • At least 7 years experience with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial or supervisory experience.
  • Meets the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010

    Term of Service
  • Three Years Contract

    Direct Reports
  • Auditors

    Candidates will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 including:
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • Report from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau.

    How to Apply:
  • If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for any of the roles above, please submit your application including a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, National Identification card and testimonials from your current or previous employer, clearly indicating your current and expected remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) professional referees by 9th May, 2019
  • Submit your application in a sealed envelope with the respective Job Reference Number clearly marked to:
    The Managing Director,
    Gusii Water & Sanitation Company Limited.
    P.O. Box 3880 -40200,

  • Email:
  • GWASCO is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Female candidates and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Gusii Water and Sanitation Internal Audit Manager Jobs in Kenya

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