Pwani University Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

Pwani University Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

This is a middle- level position in the university and appointment to this position is either on permanent and pensionable terms or on a two (2) year renewable performance-based contract depending on age, citizenship and any other reason.

Academic Qualification

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or equivalent qualification from a recognized University;

    In Addition, Candidates Must:

    • Have CPA (K) or equivalent

    • Have knowledge of ERP (Enterprises Resource Planning)

    • Be registered with the relevant professional body (e.g. ICPAK/IIAK)

    • Candidates with strong IT skills will have an added advantage.


  • The candidate must have a minimum of six years continuous working experience in finance or Audit,
    three of which should have worked as an Auditor (Grade F/10) or equivalent position in a large or busy organization with proven integrity, honesty, independence, innovativeness and compliance to

    Candidate should have experience in carrying out the following duties and responsibilities:

    • Reviewing of audit schedules

    • Reviewing of specific audit work plan

    • Preparing an annual risk register

    • Assisting in reviewing and appraising the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control

    Skills and Competencies

    The candidate should possess the following skills:

    • Computer literacy

    • Team building and team work

    • Good Interpersonal Skills

    • Good communication skills Good Managerial skills

    • Leadership skills

    • Organizational skills

    • Analytical ability

    • Ability to work under pressure

    Key Responsibilities

    The officer will perform the following duties and responsibilities

  • Preparing and/or reviewing audit assignment programmes in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.

  • Preforming special projects and reviews including investigations as and when assigned

  • Reviewing internal controls covering all the key operational areas in compliance with relevant
    laws and regulations.

  • Continuously
    assessing the appropriateness and effectiveness of operational processes and practices to ensure efficient and effective utilization and accountability of resources

  • Performing Risk Assessment tailored to each area under review necessary for identification,
    analysis and evaluation of areas of significant weakness constituting risks to the organization.

  • Preparing audit files and reviewing work done to ensure it meets the set quality and the relevant International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

  • Preparing and presenting to the head of Internal Audit written reports detailing identified key control points and weaknesses in the system or function being audited and provide innovative and creative recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions and improving

  • Ensuring audit recommendations are implemented through regular follow ups with auditees.

  • Reviewing work performance of internal audit assistants.

  • Contributing to the preparation of the risk-based annual audit plans, under the coordination of the head of Internal Audit and ensures comprehensive and quality audit programmes are

  • Preparing clear and concise draft reported and presents audit results and recommendations orally and in writing to the Head of Internal Audit.

  • Performing information system audits to identify areas of weakness and provide recommendations

  • Performing any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Pwani University Internal Auditor Jobs in Kenya

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