Senior Internal Auditor Job in Kenya


Our Client, a diversified group of companies is looking for an experienced Senior Internal Auditor to join their team in the manufacturing segment.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for successful completion of assigned audit engagements by managing and directing daily activities of internal auditors to assist clients minimize operation and production costs and maximize on revenue targets.


  • Draw up the monthly and annual audit plan in consultation with the Head of Internal Audit, schedule work and implement such plans.
  • Conduct coaching/mentorship sessions with the internal auditors to review their performance & offer guidance in challenging areas.
  • Manage approved monthly and annual audit schedule, estimate time required for each audit, design description of work to be done and assign specific work to each auditor.
  • Carry out internal control audits and advice the Management on the adequacy of internal control systems, giving recommendations on improvement and monitor implementation.
  • Ascertain the effectiveness with which the company’s assets are accounted for and safeguarded from all kinds of losses arising from fraud and other offences, waste, extravagance, inefficient administration, poor value for money and other causes.
  • Assist clients minimize operation and productions cost and maximize on revenue targets through assessing their internal control system and determine if operations are as per the set standards.
  • Coordinate the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures with key emphasis on the adequacy of controls testing for compliance with the procedures.
  • Prepare and submit management reports on Internal Control reviews with recommendations for corrective action to the Management within the required time frame.
  • Interact with Management to ensure their involvement in recommending audits of areas with high risks. Review and update Internal Audit Policies and Procedures to ensure they are written clearly, comprehensive and provide sufficient internal controls.
  • Develop recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations, and reducing cost


  • Minimum 4 years’ work experience in a similar position.
  • Degree in accounting/finance or a related field.
  • CPA finalist or its equivalent.
  • Must be a member of a professional body.
  • Computer Competence (MS Office Applications).

Key Competencies

  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Integrity and Independence of mind.
  • Objectivity and decisiveness.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Planning and Organisational skills

Note: The role will involve frequent local travel.

If qualified for this role, CLICK HERE to apply online.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Accounting and Finance, Audit and Quality Assurance
Updated: July 18, 2019 — 3:42 pm