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.

Qualifications

  • 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 www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php 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