Lipa Later Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

Lipa Later Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

Company Information:

  • Lipa Later is a buy now, pay later platform that allows consumers to shop and pay for items in monthly installments.

  • Lipa Later is a Pan-African organization with presence across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Nigeria – with plans of opening new markets in the near future.

  • The company is growing quickly, and as such, we are looking to recruit and onboard a team of industry leaders with a hustler mentality, ambition and desire to rapidly build a Pan African business.

  • This position is based in Kenya.

    [About the Role

  • This individual will fill a key role within the finance group.

  • The position will support various aspects of finance and accounting for the company. The successful candidate needs to be effective and experienced in the general accounting and audit function. The position requires solid accounting and audit experience combined with strong analytical skills.

  • The candidate will need to possess strong problem-solving skills, work ethic, organizational skills, attention to details, decision making skills, and ability to work under pressure.

  • The Internal Auditor position is responsible for the examination and analysis of business records accounting systems, financial statements and company assets to evaluate relevant risks, determine financial status and operating performance, and prepare audit reports with recommendations to manage risk and improve business results for identified business units.

  • Ultimately, the successful candidate will provide us with accurate quantitative information on financial position, liquidity and cash flows of our business, while ensuring we’re compliant with all company regulations.

  • Reports to: Finance Manager

    Internal Auditor Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate financial documents for accuracy and compliance with the relevant regulations in

  • Identify the financial risk of the organization and offer recommendations to reduce risk.

  • Identify accounting and financial record-keeping processes that can be improved

  • Determine ways to cut costs and improve profitability through forecasting

  • Assess the efficiency and productivity of internal resources and make recommendations

  • Present findings to upper management in the form of reports and presentations

  • Conduct testing and analysis of specified areas using samples and other data to prove
    evidence of / absence of risk by comparing to company policies and procedures, best business
    practices and industry benchmarks

  • Liaise with the external auditors as appropriate, for the purpose of providing optimal audit coverage

  • Carry out special audits and investigations as may be required by the management in case
    fraudulent activity is suspected.

  • Follow up on the implementation of external audit recommendations.

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of accounting packages such as Sun, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, SAGE, Pastel, QuickBooks etc.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance / Accounting and a professional course (CPAK)

  • Two (2) years’ experience in auditing or business analysis or equivalent experience

  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft excel -ability to analyze data (creating pivot table, V-lookups a plus).

  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Possess excellent analytical ability and business judgment.

  • An understanding of internal control concepts and have experience in applying them to plan,
    perform, manage, and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.

    How to Apply

  • If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role, please submit your application quoting in the subject line the Job Title “Internal Auditor” and attach a detailed CV with correct e-mail address and telephone contacts.

  • All written applications and CVs should be submitted via the email below:


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