Internal Audit Officer Jobs in Kenya

Internal Audit Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • We are a group of companies looking for a qualified Internal Audit Officer to conduct audits of Operating Companies within the group.

  • Reporting to the internal Audit Manager, the officer must possess an in-depth knowledge of audit processes and ability to execute audit assignments efficiently.

    Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform end-end audit reviews of assigned companies including evaluating; – the effectiveness of risk management and controls, safeguarding of assets, financial reports reliability and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as well as compliance to organization’s policies and procedures

  • Plan and conduct risk based audits, develop audit programs and test procedures relevant to risk and audit objectives

  • Execution assignments, prepare audit reports and present audit findings and make recommendations, in line with IIA Standards& Code of conduct and Internal Audit Policy and Procedures

  • Ensure successful & timely completion of assigned/planned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning and fieldwork

  • Sufficiently address Audit Manager’s review notes during assignments, manage audit files and ensure proper filing

  • Prepare and submit timely, quality & accurate audit reports to the audit manager; discuss audit findings and recommendations with Departmental heads and relevant company staff; offer practical solutions relevant to the business

  • Constantly monitor audit recommendations have been implemented by the management by way of follow- up audits and prepare monthly progress reports

  • Coordinate the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures (SOP) with key emphasis on adequacy of controls to address underlying risks in processes

  • Work with Management to design adequate systems and procedures for start- up projects in the Group

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

  • Conduct investigations and reviews as requested by Management

  • Submit to the Audit Manager daily updates that track progress on assigned tasks and any significant internal control issues

  • Undertake any other tasks as assigned by Audit Manager from time to time.

    Key Skills and Qualifications

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

  • CPA (K) qualification, or the equivalent;

  • At least 3 years work experience as an auditor; in internal audit or external audit in a reputable company/ firm;

  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP);
    CISA or CIA qualification is an added advantage.

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

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision;

  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;

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

    How to Apply

  • Please send your application letter including current and expected remuneration and a detailed CV including names, addresses and phone contacts of three (3) referees by email to

  • with subject title Internal Audit Officer by 4th February 2020.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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