IPOA Senior Risk and Audit Officer Jobs in Kenya

IPOA Senior Risk and Audit Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

To conduct independent and objective quality assurance in the Authority’s systems and processes as per Public Audit Act 2015

Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Conduct internal audit of strategies, policies, procedures, framework and guidelines

  • Develop and implement annual work plan, procurement plan and internal audit plan.

  • Audit programs and testing procedures to ensure appropriateness for the areas in scope.

  • Supervise, coach and mentor departmental staff.

  • Coordinate employee performance management and competency development in the department.

    Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Prepare risk based audit plan and programs;

  • Conduct audit reviews in accordance to the auditing standards,

  • Review and evaluate internal controls.

  • Coordinate and facilitate the development and implementation of the formal risk management framework.

  • Assist in establishing a follow up machanism and agreed recommendations on audit reports.

  • Safeguard the authority’s assets by establishing appropriate means of verifying their existence, ownership and valuation

  • Ensure institution compliance to the laid down policies and applicable kenyan laws and requlations.

  • Prepare audit working papers and document the work done.

  • Develop audit procedures, criteria, reviews as well as analysing evidence.

  • Draft internal audit reports.

  • Make procurement requisition

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)

    Academic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Finance or Accounting Option), Business Administration (Accounting Option), Information Technology; or equivalent qualification
    from a recognized institution

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Passed part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Kenya examination or equivalent qualification from recognized institution

  • Be a member of a recognized and relevant professional body like ICPAK, IIA or ISACA

  • A certificate in computer application skills.

    Previous Relevant Work Experience Required

  • Served in the grade of Risk & Audit Officer, for a minimum period of three (3) years or six (6) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private Sector

    Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

    Functional Skills:

  • Report writing
  • Financial Management Skills
  • Investigations Skills
  • Organization and Planning Skills
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Analytical Skills

    Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:

  • Transparency and accountability
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Team player
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Resilience
  • Independence
  • Assertiveness

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IPOA Senior Risk and Audit Officer Jobs in Kenya

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