Directline Assurance Company Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

Directline Assurance Company Limited

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We are looking for motivated and qualified professionals to fill the following position:-

Internal Auditor

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plans financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits.
  • Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit.
  • Conducts risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
  • Performs audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques.
  • Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
  • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices
  • Ensures compliance with established internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation
  • Examining company accounts and financial control systems
  • Checking that financial reports and records are accurate and reliable.
  • Majorly responsible for ensuring audits are carried out as per laid out annual plan.
  • Ensuring all Branch offices are subjected to audits.
  • Driving Implementation of various Audit recommendations across the business, in Liaison with Management team.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Person Specifications

Academic Qualifications

  • University degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting or equivalent from an institution recognized by Commission for Higher Education
  • Master’s degree preferably MBA will be an added advantage
  • Minimum Overall Grade of C+ in KCSE

Professional Qualifications

  • CPA (K) or equivalent;
  • Member of ICPA(K)


  • MUST have at least seven (7) years’ experience in a busy commercial environment, three (3) of which must be at senior management level.
  • Audit experience in a busy insurance company will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of contemporary financial principles and practices
  • Experience in Financial Management Systems
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • Proven working experience as Internal Auditor or Senior Auditor

Skills and Attributes

  • High integrity and ethical level; Able to maintain utmost confidentiality of information in their possession
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, confident and outgoing personality
  • Have great attention to detail and able to get things done to completion
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Sound independent judgement

Kindly note that the Company reserves the right to relocate its employees on Temporary or Permanent basis to any of the Company’s branches.

Applications to be received before 18th April 2018 close of Business (COB).

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Audit and Quality Assurance, Accounting and Finance
Updated: April 11, 2018 — 9:27 am