Dairy Procesor Internal Auditor Job in Eldoret, Kenya

Job Title: Internal Auditor
Job Code: IA/DL/160617
Number of Positions Open: 1
Reports To: General Manager & Indirectly to Directors
Location: Eldoret, Kenya
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is a current dairy processor based in Rift Valley and is looking to fill the role of Internal Auditor.


Job Purpose: This position is responsible for overseeing audits and controls, it entails evaluation of operating practices. 
The person will monitor and evaluate company risks and their management.

Major Responsibilities:

The Internal Auditor will be specifically responsible for:

  • Analyzing the procedures, processes, and activities related to the efficient use of resources (human resource, raw material, financing, revenues and finished products).
  • Ensuring the reliability and credibility of financial management through.
  1. Analysis and testing of the accounting system;
  2. Ensuring an effective payments system;
  3. Reviewing budget performance.
  • Preparing an annual audit report for consideration by the management and directors.
  • Strategic risk management initiatives.
  • Timely and accurate reports.
  • Confidentiality of information.
Key Tasks:
  • Formulation and implementation of Internal Audit strategy and policies and ensure interpretation and clarity.
  • Develop and implement audit strategies and work plans.
  • Ensures timely preparation of reports, and communicates findings and recommendations to line and senior management.
  • Reviewing of audit reports. 
  • Ensures that reviews are completed in compliance with the law.
  • Conducting financial and operational audits.
  • Advise the board and management on audit observations.
  • Responsible for defining internal audit scope and approval timeframe.
  • Responsible for counter reviewing performance.
  • Preparing annual work plans and budgets for the department.
  • Reviewing the systems established to ensure compliance with the policies, plans, procedures, statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Reviewing operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals and whether the operations are being carried out as planned.
  • Liaising with other departments in implementation of strategic plans.
  • Advising on effective cost control measures, revenue collection systems and fraud prevention measures.   
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Hold a University Degree in Auditing/Accounting/Financial Management or Equivalent
  • Be in possession of CPA K / ACCA.
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors or other equivalent professional bodies
  • Work Experience a minimum of 3yrs in auditing departments.
Desired Attributes
  • Have excellent report writing skills.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a practical knowledge of computer systems, including internet navigation and various Accounting applications.
  • Be a team player.
  • Be a strategic thinker.
  • Have sound leadership and management skills.
  • Be self-driven and able to work within tight deadlines.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Internal Auditor

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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