Britam Internal Auditor Job in Kenya


Vacancy: Internal Auditor

Job purpose: Responsible for conducting internal audits in line with the audit plan or as requested by the board or audit committee

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and critically evaluate elements of governance and risk management in the service, design appropriate risk management and mitigation strategies for implementation;
  • Plan and execute internal audits in accordance with International standards on professional practice of internal audit and department’s  audits methodology;
  • In consultation with Internal Audit Manager, develop detailed audit programmes based on the documented procedures and best practice, for each identified audit project, giving special attention to potential risk areas;
  • Carry out detailed audit tests on all the Group’s operations based on standard audit programmes in accordance with the approved Annual Audit Plan. This includes review of operations, highlighting areas of internal control weakness and making recommendations to improve efficiency. The jobholder may change the scope of the audit if actual circumstances in the field so demand;
  • 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 for particular assignments;
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit department management
  • Develop new continuous improvement initiatives, evaluate the adequacy of internal control systems;
  • Gather adequate audit evidence to support findings and suggestions for improvement.
  • Work with the Internal Audit Manager on appropriate methods in gathering audit evidence, depending on the actual circumstances encountered in the course of the field work, the jobholder will constantly discuss the findings of the business to ensure completeness and accuracy of reports;
  • Visit regional and branch offices to ensure operations are in line with the Group;
  • Assist the Internal Audit Manager review and document existing accounting, administrative and internal control systems for adequacy and effectiveness and make recommendations for improvement. This will cover the Group operations and call for a thorough understanding of all the Group’s operations;
  • Work with the Internal Audit Manager in verifying compliance with all the relevant legislation and regulatory requirement;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Key Performance Measures

  • Execution of audit plan
  • Rate of clearance of issues
  • Timely reports

Working Relationships:

Internal Relationships;

The Internal Auditor, Operations will be

  • Accountable to Internal Audit Manager, Operations;
  • Directly responsible for Assistant Internal Auditor and Internal Audit Assistant;
  • Work with other departments as and when required.

External Relationships;

  • External auditors

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business relevant field
  • CPA (K)
  • Certified Information Systems Analyst (CISA) and Certified Financial Analyst (CFA); KASNEB are an added advantage
  • 2-3 years working experience in an Audit related field

Core competencies:

Technical and functional competencies;

  • Knowledge of internal audit procedures and methodologies
  • Decision making –ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner
  • High moral and ethical standing
  • Highly motivated

Core competencies;

  • Communications Skills
  • Building Relationships
  • Focuses on the Customers
  • Develops Self
  • Solves Problems

Key Skills / Specialization:

  • Bachelor degree in business related field

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Closing Date:  Friday, December 9, 2016

Accounting and Finance, Audit and Quality Assurance
Updated: November 29, 2016 — 9:13 am