Food Manufacturing Company Senior Internal Auditor Job

Our client, a well-established Food Manufacturing Company is looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated professional for the role of Senior Internal Auditor.

Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the Internal Audit is a key support function of the group with tremendous growth potentials that provides three core services: corporate governance, enterprise risk management, and internal audit.

The Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for day to day engagement, management and execution of audit function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Formulate, develop and implement risk management strategies and annual audit plans;
  • Develop, execute and manage core audits and advisory engagements across the group’s businesses and operations;
  • Develop, review and continuously update financial, operating and internal control systems for group companies;
  • Develop and update system narratives, audit program and other internal control evaluation questionnaires;
  • Carry out regular and special audits of group companies and identify weaknesses and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings;
  • Prepare, review and present audit reports that reflect audit’s results and document process;
  • Conduct follow up audits of management‘s interventions and implementation of recommendations;
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards;
  • Actively manage, motivate and develop the skills and competence level of audit staff;
  • Carry out any tasks that may be assigned by the management from time to time.
  • Participate in internal audit strategy formulation and planning;
  • Carry out risk assessment of the group companies’ internal controls;
  • Develop and continuously evaluate audit strategies and procedures to provide reasonable assurance that risk management, control, and governance systems are functioning as intended
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of how current and emerging legal, regulatory, governance, internal auditing, accounting and financial reporting standards affect clients;
  • Prepare and review reports on internal audit findings and recommendations


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in internal audit or in professional external audit firm
  • A minimum of a degree in Accounting / Finance / Business Administration from a recognized university, coupled with a professional qualification (CPA / ACCA)
  • Additional qualification such as CIA / CISA
  • Must have excellent report-writing and presentation skills
  • Commercial awareness with sound knowledge of matters affecting the market
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong management and administrative skills
  • Effective planning, organizing and problem solving skills.
  • Strong Business and Financial Analytical skills.

Salary: Ksh. 150,000 – 200,000 gross plus other benefits.


Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary and their daytime contact to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We do not charge any fees for receiving and reviewing applications or for interviews.

Deadline: 30th January 2018

Accounting and Finance, Audit and Quality Assurance
Updated: January 17, 2018 — 7:53 pm