Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee Chief Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee Chief Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

  • The Chief Internal Auditor must be self-driven individual who will be responsible for conducting audits of the organization, preparing audit reports and highlighting issues relating to internal controls & risk management.

  • The Internal Auditor must possess in-depth knowledge and capabilities to be able to execute audit assignments whilst bringing systematic approach to examine and evaluate the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of Technical Committee’s risk management processes, internal control systems and recommend corrective actions, improve efficiency and reduce operational costs where possible.


  • Implementing internal audit policies, programmes, plans, strategies and procedures;

  • Planning and conducting risk based audits. Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and audit objectives;

  • In-depth understanding of business processes and identification of key Consultation, Cooperation & Coordination in Devolution process risks and related internal controls;

  • Conducting continuous risk assessment and evaluation of risk management guidelines;

  • Monitor and evaluate key processes as appropriately identified in the risk assessment during assignment planning.

  • Identify internal controls issues for key risk processes in a timely manner to proactively avert losses;

  • Ensure successful completion of assigned/planned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning, fieldwork and wrap up activities;

  • Perform audit procedures to verify the implementation and effectiveness of controls through testing and interacting with the relevant Officers;

  • Discuss audit findings and recommendations with CEO, Audit and Risk Management Committee and departmental heads; identify and communicate control issues noted, offering practical solutions relevant to business and related risks;

  • Prepare and submit timely, quality audit reports; engage in meetings with management and departmental heads and advise on improvements;

  • Constantly monitor if the audit recommendations have been implemented by the management by way of follow- up audits and report on any gaps observed;

  • Coordinating the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures (SOP) with key emphasis on adequacy of controls;

  • Carry out spot checks on keys areas such as cash count, trade debtors, physical stock etc.

  • Assess, evaluate and advise management on how to achieve statutory/ legal compliance;

  • Conduct ad-hoc/ special investigations and reviews as requested by management/
    Audit and Risk Management Committee;

  • Managing of audit files and ensure proper filing of working papers;

  • Update the Head of Internal Audit on regular basis; on execution and progress on assigned tasks and any arising significant internal control

  • Undertake any other tasks as assigned by Head of Internal Audit or the Audit and Risk Committee from time to time.

    Competencies Required

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to pay attention to details;

  • Ability to observe and understand business processes; ensure processes are documented completely and accurately;

  • Self-driven individual with ability to work with minimum supervision;

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written;

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism;

  • Strong time-management and organization skills;

  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure;

    Requisite Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Technology, Business management, or the equivalent from a recognized university – minimum of an Upper Second class Honors;

  • CPA (K) qualification, or the equivalent;

  • At least 4 years work experience as an auditor; in internal audit or external audit in a reputable company/ firm;

  • Computer literate with hands on experience;

  • CISA or CIA qualification is an added advantage

  • Be registered with Institute of Chartered Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) (K) or Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

    Communication and Working Relationships

  • Internally: Liaise with management and related functions in identifying, assessing and addressing key process risks, related controls and monitor implementation of agreed action plans.

  • Externally: Liaise with external auditors, inspectors, regulators appropriately in consultation with Management.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee Chief Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

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