Insurance Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Internal Auditor (Insurance Industry)

Company Profile: Our client a reputable leader in the General Insurance industry with operations in East Africa – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda – seeks highly qualified and experienced individuals for the positions below for the Nairobi Office

Reporting to
: Managing Director/ IRA Board

Job Role:  
the position will be responsible for the efficient management and operation of controls and internal management systems.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Conducting risk assessment, preparing internal control time plans and designing the audit test procedures.
  • Carrying out risk based Internal Control reviews.
  • Reviewing the financial reports and accounting practices to evaluate the reliability of management and financial reporting. 
  • Carrying out reviews on the Company’s IT infrastructure, security and control practices to ensure that IT risk and security exposures are adequately controlled
  • Carrying out periodic spot checks on processes and records for selected high risk operating functions
  • Coordinating the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures with key emphasis on the adequacy of controls. Testing for compliance with the procedures
  • Facilitating Internal control review meetings and ensuring actions from internal control reports are drawn and agreed with the action holders
  • Preparing and submitting management reports on Internal Control reviews with recommendations for corrective action to the Managing Director within the required time frame.
  • Conducting follow-up reviews, ensuring actions are implemented correctly on a timely basis and maintaining the Key Issue Tracker file on progress of resolution of identified control gaps
  • Liaises with external auditors on operating, financial and on risk management practices
  • Communicates results of internal audit to stakeholders
  • Assists in the implementation of recommendations from internal audit
  • Conducts Investigations on irregularities, drawing up and overseeing implementation of measures to prevent recurrence

Minimum Requirements:
  • Qualified CPA (K)/ ACCA with a Bachelor’s Degree obtained from a recognized university.
  • 8 years work experience at a senior position in audit management in a reputable organization, preferably in the Insurance Industry.
  • Must be a Certified Internal Auditor.
  • High moral and ethical standards and independence of mind with ability to defend his/her position on significant issues.
  • Knowledge of computer audit packages will be an added advantage.
  • Good team player with ability to work with minimal supervision and achieve excellence.
  • Organization & Planning Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Analytical/Research Skills
  • Time management skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Building Skills
  • Interpersonal Abilities
  • Multicultural Sensitivity
  • Problem-Solving
How to Apply

To apply for this position send your CV to  quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location. 
Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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