Kenya School of Law Principal Auditor Jobs

Kenya School of Law Principal Auditor Jobs

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The Kenya School of Law is a public legal education provider responsible for the provision of professional legal training as an agent of the Government.

The School is run under the auspices of
the Kenya School of Law Act No. 26 of 2012 of the Laws of Kenya. The core functions of the School as currently constituted includes provision of the following services: -

  • Train persons to be advocates under the Advocates Act;
  • Ensure continuing professional development for all cadres of the legal profession;
  • Provide para-legal training;
  • Provide other specialized training in the legal sector;
  • Develop curricular, training manuals, conduct examinations and confer academic awards; and
  • Undertake projects, research and consultancies.
  • In order to effectively meet these expanded functions, the School wishes to recruit committed, dynamic and result oriented persons who will join the existing strong team of staff to help it realize its vision of being “A preferred centre of excellence in legal education and training in the Eastern Africa
    region and beyond”.

    We are looking for independent, visionary, strategic thinkers who are customer oriented, and would effectively participate in initiating organizational transformation. Specifically, we seek to recruit: -

    Overall purpose of the Job

    Reporting to the Assistant Director, Internal Audit, the incumbent shall be responsible for providing independent, objective assurance that the School’s risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively.

    Job Specifications

    The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:

  • Performing risk based financial audits including by reviewing the internal control systems of the School;
  • Participating in the development of audit strategies, policies and procedures;
  • Performing reports for Board Audit and Risk Committee;
  • Participating in development of audit programs by performing risk assessments and audit procedures;
  • Assisting in preparation of quarterly audit reports to the Audit and Risk Committee of the
  • Participating in development of audit plan for financial audits;
  • Evaluating operational and accounting efficiency and internal control; and
  • Preparing audit reports with audit findings and recommendations.

    Person Specification

    The successful candidate will have:

  • At least eight (8) years’ relevant work experience in public or private
    sector, three (3) of which should be in a supervisory role;
  • Bachelor Degree in Business related field from recognized institutions;
  • Master degree in Business related field from recognized institutions;
  • CPA (K)
  • Membership to ICPAK/ Institute of Internal Auditors IIA (Kenya) in good standing;
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Meet requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution; and
  • Proficiency in Computer Applications.

    How to Apply
  • Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidates.
  • All Applicants are required to comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide evidence of clearance by
    the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Credit Reference Bureau,
  • Higher Education Loans Board and provide a Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • The Kenya School of Law is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution
  • Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons with disabilities.
  • Therefore Persons With Disabilities, the Marginalized And Minorities Are Highly Encouraged to Apply.
  • All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, and day -time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates.
  • Send your application to:-
  • The Director
  • Kenya School of Law
  • P. O. Box 30369-00100
  • Nairobi.
  • Email applications will NOT be considered
  • The application should reach this office on or before 22nd March, 2019.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya School of Law Principal Auditor Jobs

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