Women Enterprise Fund Senior Audit & Risk Officer Jobs in Kenya

Women Enterprise Fund Senior Audit & Risk Officer Jobs in Kenya

Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 60,460 - Maximum Ksh; 80,025 P.M

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Audit & Risk, an officer at this level will be responsible for
auditing work of limited scope and complexity and supporting the department in identification of
risks, assessment, monitoring and reporting in line with the Fund’s risk management framework

(a) Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to;
  • Check risk management activities and assess compliance with internal policies, tax regulations
    and other statutory guidelines;
  • Assist in developing audit management systems and internal audit programs;
  • Assist in the interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control;
  • Participate in developing and updating an internal audit manual to facilitate compliance with
    auditing standards and guidelines;
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of annual audit plans;
  • Undertake specific audit assignments and prepare detailed audit observations and draft
  • Conduct financial and systems audit & assist in ensuring compliance with tax regulations and
    other statutory requirements;
  • Ensure audit checks, verification of payments to ensure validity and accuracy;
  • Assist in ensuring that the accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the audit management systems;
  • Assist in following up on the resolution of external audit queries and implementation of external
    audit recommendations;
  • Participate in conducting institutional risk evaluation and efficiency audit;
  • Carry out review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems;
  • Undertake special audit investigations as may be required 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 five (5) years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Business
    Administration/Business Management;
  • Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent;
  • Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results;
  • 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
  • Possession of qualifications in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal
    Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified
    Forensic Accountant (CFA) will be
    an added advantage;

    (c) Competencies required

  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards, principles and procedures
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written
  • IT proficiency and experience in working with large and complex data sets
  • Proactive and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines

    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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