Chief Internal Audit & Risk Officer Job in Kenya – Publishing Industry

Job Title: Chief Internal Audit & Risk Officer

Role Introduction

Our client, a leader in the Publishing Industry seeks to engage and hire a Chief Internal Audit & Risk Officer.

The professional responsible executing the audit plan, report on audit issues and coordinate on management activities. He/she will ensure adherence to policies, procedures and standards for improved performance & corporate governance.

Role Profile

Reporting to the Group Managing Director and Board Audit & Risk Committee, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparation and execution of a risk based audit plan based on the company’s risk management framework;
  • Ascertaining effectiveness of the company’s internal control framework;
  • Preparation of periodic reports on the implementation of internal controls;
  • Organise internal audits and assist the Finance department in co-ordination of external audits;
  • Facilitate documentation of the company’s processes and testing internal controls;
  • Oversee the conduction of ISO surveillance audits;
  • Provide leadership to the team and drive achievement of set business targets;
  • Ensure implementation of the performance management cycle;
  • Forecasting and development of annual budgets for the department;
  • Oversee development and implementation of cost control measures within the department.

Desired Competencies

  • Strategic Leadership;
  • Financial Acumen;
  • Operational Excellence;
  • People Management & Development;
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Auditing or equivalent;
  • A masters’ degree will be an added advantage;
  • A member of ICPAK with a professional certification in CPA (K), ACCA or CISA;
  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in auditing with at least three (3) years at a middle or senior management level;
  • ISO QMS Lead Auditor training;
  • Experience working with and managing ISO Quality Management Systems;
  • Good understanding of the principles and applications of good corporate governance, business and operational risk & control processes and procedures.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit and apply online by 5pm 23rd February, 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance, Audit and Quality Assurance
Updated: February 16, 2018 — 5:24 pm