Women Enterprise Fund Manager - Audit & Risk Jobs in Kenya

Women Enterprise Fund Manager - Audit & Risk Jobs in Kenya


Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 141,152 - Maximum Ksh; 186,972 PM

An officer at this level will be responsible administratively to the Chief Executive Officer and
functionally to the Board through the Audit and Risk Management committee to ensure there
is an innovative, responsive and effective risk management approach within the Fund.

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulating policies for effective risk management strategies and framework for the Fund;
  • Coordinating and overseeing all risk management activities and assessing compliance with
    internal policies, relevant contracts and all legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Coordinate preparation, approval by the Board and implementation of annual audit plans and
    appropriate audit programs;
  • Ensure sound development and implementation of audit management systems;
  • Ensure proper preparation of audit reports, presentation of the same to the Audit & Risk
    Committee on quarterly basis and implementation of audit recommendations;
  • Responsible for coordination of Audit & Risk department’s activities, including staff training
    and development;
  • Liaising with external auditors and ensure implementation of their recommendations;
  • Updating the Board Internal Audit & Risk Committee Charter as well as the internal Audit
    Charter;
  • Review the Fund’s compliance with the relevant statutes, policies, rules, regulations,
    administrative government circulars and guidelines;
  • Review the adequacy of internal policies, procedures and processes to ensure necessary and
    sufficient internal controls are in place;
  • Carry out special assignments including investigations and recommend controls to mitigate
    risks;
  • Any other lawful duty that may be assigned from time to time.

    (b) Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
  • Served in Audit function for at least 9 years with at least four (4) being in a managerial
    position;
  • Master’s degree majoring in Finance, Accounting or Strategic Management or its equivalent
    from a recognized institution;
  • Valid membership from ICPAK, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Information Systems &
    Control Association (ICASA) in good standing;
  • Certification in Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified
    Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA) is an added advantage.

    (c) Competencies required

  • Broad knowledge of Public Sector Accounting and Auditing standards
  • Thorough understanding of National Development Goals and familiarity with the latest
    emerging trends
  • Demonstrable knowledge of audit
    and risk management procedures and ability to advice on
    best practices in credit operations
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a variety of stakeholders within and
    external to the Fund both orally and in writing
  • Excellent Communication, interpersonal, writing and editing skills
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Board paper writing and presentation skills
  • 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

    Nairobi

    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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