Women Enterprise Fund Assistant Manager - Audit & Risk Jobs in Kenya

Women Enterprise Fund Assistant Manager - Audit & Risk Jobs in Kenya

Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 85,021 - Maximum Ksh; 128,609 PM

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Manager, Audit & Risk through the Audit and Risk
Management committee to ensure there is an innovative responsive and effective risk
management approach within the fund including;

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Supervising and coaching staffs under him/her and providing professional development and
  • Responsible for auditing assigned work of wide scope and complexity and specific audit
  • Follow up on the resolution of external audit queries and implementation of external audit
  • Oversee risk management activities and assess effectiveness of and compliance with internal
    controls, internal policies, tax regulations and other statutory guidelines;
  • Coordinate the alignment of departmental and the Fund’s activities to the Fund’s risk
    management framework;
  • Participate and/or represent the Manager Audit & Risk in multidisciplinary teams to develop,
    implement and evaluate the Fund’s strategic plans;
  • Participate or represent the Manager Audit & Risk in Board Audit & Risk Committee meetings;
  • Develop audit management systems and internal audit programs in consultation with the
  • Preparations of detailed audit reports and follow up on implementation of audit
    recommendations to ensure efficiency of operations;
  • Interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control,
  • Developing and updating an internal audit manual and facilitate compliance with auditing
    standards and guidelines;
  • Prepare and ensure implementation of annual audit plans;
  • Any other lawful duty that may be assigned from time to time.

    (b) Requirements for Appointment:-

    For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-

  • Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least seven (7) years with least
    three (3) years in a management role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce in Accounting/Finance/Economics;
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration Accounting/Finance/Economics/Strategic
  • Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results
  • Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent
  • Possess qualifications in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal
    Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA)
  • Senior Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks
  • Valid membership from Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya
    (ICPAK) or institute
    of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Information System and Control Association (ISACA) in good

    (c) Competencies required

  • Good report writing skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines
  • Board paper writing and presentation skills
  • Broad knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards, principles and procedures
  • IT proficiency and experience in working with large and complex data sets

    Further, details on the job & person specifications including applicable basic salaries are available on the Fund’s website: www.wef.co.ke

    Applications clearly marked on the envelop with the position reference and title and including detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, professional qualifications, testimonials, day time telephone number, names and addresses of three professional referees should be delivered to the Fund by hand, courier or post so as to reach the address below on or before 2nd December, 2019.

    The Chief Executive /Director

    Women Enterprise Fund

    11th Floor, National Social Security Building, Block A

    Eastern Wing

    P.O. Box 17126 -00100


    Shortlisted applicants will be expected to provide details of their current salary and the following documents: Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); Clearance from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);

    WEF is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT discriminate any applicant based on their HIV status, ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional, and ethnic balance;

    Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification;

    ‘When you empower a Woman you empower a Family and a whole Nation’

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