Internal Auditor Job in Nairobi, Kenya (500K)

Vacancy Announcement: Internal Auditor

Our client is a leading provider of integrated business and technology solutions across Africa in the Financial, Telecom, Real Estate, Service Industries and Government sectors in partnership with global technology industry leaders.

They are driven by the desire to deliver business value to customers through a combination of processes, innovation, excellence, quality frameworks and service delivery with the core motivation being to define service excellence in technology driven business solutions.

Are you a sharp evaluator of risk?

Can you investigate complex situations and propose solutions?

If so then you are the kind of a person this job requires.

This role will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer with dotted line to the Finance & Audit Board Committee and will be based in Nairobi with average to high travel requirements to the project locations around the country.

Further details concerning the role are as follows:

Job Purpose / Summary: The Internal Auditor will responsible for bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. This will involve addressing inventory issues, streamlining business processes and procedures, achieving compliance to policy and tax and regular management reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc.
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process.
  • Conduct successful Information Systems audits and comprehensive Forensic Audit Investigations.
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum for effective implementation
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Perform regular spot and planned audits on the accounting systems and procedures for the organization and the branches in different locations countrywide with regards to stocks
  • Perform routine inventory audits to verify accuracy of stock, location and quantity as captured on the system.
  • Appraise the CEO and the Finance and Audit committee of progress against specific reviews and advise expeditiously of any potential significant variations to agreed time frames.
  • Work with all functions within the company to analyse and identify process improvement opportunities in related business cycles.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or any other related course.
  • Over 10 years of experience in audit or internal risk management within the ICT sector
  • A CPA (K).
  • Fully Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is highly desirable.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in SAP accounting systems.
  • Proven experience in auditing inventory within the ICT sector.
  • Must have an understanding of internal auditing standards and risk assessment practices.

Personal Attributes

  • Exhibit leadership skills needed to sell ideas and obtain management buy-in for constructive change.
  • Ability to work independently and provide appropriate direction
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • Ability to understand complex processes, identify risks and inadequacies, controls as well as to propose practical and sustainable solutions.
  • Willing to travel to other business locations around the country for audit assignments.

Salary Budget: Kshs. 400,000 – 500,000 Gross Salary

How to Apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please make your application through our website on the vacancy page before close of business 15th October 2018.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance, Audit and Quality Assurance
Updated: October 6, 2018 — 10:20 am