Internal Audit Officer Job in Kenya

Micro Cap Holdings

We are a group of companies looking for a qualified Internal Audit Officer to conduct audits of Operating Companies within the group.

Reporting to the internal Audit Manager, the officer must possess an in-depth knowledge of audit processes and ability to execute audit assignments efficiently.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform end-end audit reviews of assigned companies including evaluating; – the effectiveness of risk management and controls, safeguarding of assets, financial reports reliability and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as well as compliance to organization’s policies and procedures
  • Plan and conduct risk based audits, develop audit programs and test procedures relevant to risk and audit objectives
  • Execution assignments, prepare audit reports and present audit findings and make recommendations, in line with IIA Standards& Code of conduct and Internal Audit Policy and Procedures
  • Ensure successful & timely completion of assigned/planned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning and fieldwork  Sufficiently address Audit Manager’s review notes during assignments, manage audit files and ensure proper filing
  • Prepare and submit timely, quality & accurate audit reports to the audit manager; discuss audit findings and recommendations with Departmental heads and relevant company staff; offer practical solutions relevant to the business
  • Constantly monitor audit recommendations have been implemented by the management by way of follow- up audits and prepare monthly progress reports
  • Coordinate the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures (SOP) with key emphasis on adequacy of controls to address underlying risks in processes
  • Work with Management to design adequate systems and procedures for start- up projects in the Group
  • Carry out spot checks on keys areas such as cash count, IOUs, trade debtors, stock etc.
  • Conduct investigations and reviews as requested by Management
  • Submit to the Audit Manager daily updates that track progress on assigned tasks and any significant internal control issues
  • Undertake any other tasks as assigned by Audit Manager from time to time.

KEY SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Technology, Business management, or the equivalent – minimum of Upper Second class Honors;
  • CPA (K) qualification, or the equivalent;
  • At least 3 years work experience as an auditor; in internal audit or external audit in a reputable company/ firm;
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP);
  • CISA or CIA qualification is an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to pay attention to details;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism and work under pressure;

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your application letter including current and expected remuneration and a detailed CV including names, addresses and phone contacts of three (3) referees by email to info@micro-capholdings.co.ke with subject title Internal Audit Officer by 4th February 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Audit and Quality Assurance
Updated: January 29, 2020 — 5:09 pm