Supermarket Chain Risk and Audit Manager Job in Kenya (600K)

Our client is a leading supermarket chain in Kenya with over 40 branches countrywide. 
They are looking to fill the position of a Risk and Audit Manager.
Job Purpose / Summary: The position is responsible for planning, co-coordinating, executing independent risk and compliance audits and ensuring systematic, disciplined approach for effective risk control management and governance process.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To maintain compliance checklists for all relevant regulations and ensure compliance adherence and timely submission.
  • To interface with key managers to ensure that risk management is embedded in their daily responsibilities.
  • Advice and recommend to the Board on best corporate governance practices
  • To mentor and train staff on risk awareness, identification and mitigation.
  • Maintain and quantify the risk log on current risks facing departments and proactively manage them in conjunction with the accountable parties.
  • Create and review internal control procedures.
  • Assess the due diligence on proposed investment opportunities in conjunction with the investment team.
  • Measure the risk adjusted returns of the investment view and monitor this across all portfolios.
  • Prepare and present reports that the management that reflect on risk and identify mitigation for aversion.
  • Coordinate risk and compliance management over operation’s effectiveness and financial reliability.
  • Make recommendations on how to strengthen the existing control and governance environment leading to long-term reduction in operational risk events.
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
Minimum Qualifications
  • A university degree
  • A member of the Institution of surveyors of Kenya.
  • At least five years’ experience in risk and compliance
  • Legal and tax experience will be an added advantage.
Required skills and key competencies
  • Excellent command and articulation of the English language.
  • High interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people from all walks of life.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Numerical acumen and analytical.
  • Holding people accountable
  • Good planning and organization skills.
  • Team player with proven leadership skills.
  • Good decision maker.
  • Result oriented.
Salary Budget: Kshs. 400,000 – 600,000 Basic

How to apply: If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please make your application to before close of business 21st March 2016. 
Only successful candidates will be contacted

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