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.


  • 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;


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 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