Principal Internal Auditor Job in Kenya – Financial Reporting Centre (FRC)

The Financial Reporting Centre (FRC) is a government agency created by the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act (POCAMLA) 2009, with the principal objective of identifying the proceeds of crime, combating money laundering, and fighting the financing of terrorism.

In order to enhance institutional capacity to deliver on its mandate, FRC is seeking to recruit qualified and competent personnel to fill the folowing position:


REF: IA/04/2020



The Principal Internal Auditor will report to the Manager, Internal Audit.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:-

i. Developing audit strategies, policies and procedures;

ii. Ensuring audit strategies, policies and procedures are implemented;

iii. Preparing risk based annual audit plan for approval by the Audit & Risk Management Committee;

iv. Preparing audit reports to Management for implementation of recommended actions;

v. Evaluating the effectiveness and implementation progress of recommendations from internal and external audits;

vi. Preparing quarterly audit reports to the Audit and Risk Management Committee;

vii. Undertaking special audits/investigations;

viii. Identifying departmental targets;

ix. Developing of departmental work plans, programmes and budget;

x. Assisting in staff performance appraisal and identification of training needs in the department; and

xi. Mentoring and coaching of staff.

Person Specifications

i. At least six (6) years of work experience in audit and assurance, three (3) of which must have been in a supervisory position;

ii. Bachelors’ Degree in either Accounting, Finance, Business Administration (Finance / Accounting option), or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;

iii. Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (K) qualification or its equivalent;

iv. Membership of ICPAK and in good standing;

v. Management course lasting at least four (4) weeks, or other professional audit certification, from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;

vi. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya; and

vii. Must be a citizen of Kenya.

Key Competencies and Skills

i. Good managerial and leadership skills;

ii. Strong analytical skills;

iii. Demonstrate good communication and reporting skills;

iv. Good interpersonal skills;

v. High level of judgement and integrity;

vi. Ability to mentor and coach; and

vii. Proficiency in computer applications.

How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the specified criteria for any of the above positions, please complete the Employment Application Form available at our website HERE, and submit this form together with copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials, and your Curriculum Vitae, including among other details, your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of three (3) referees who are familiar with your qualifications and/or work experience.

To be considered, your application MUST be received online via no later than 14th September 2020, 500pm.

Hard copy applications will NOT be accepted.

FRC is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans, Persons with disabilities, the marginalized and the minorities are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing in any manner will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce during interviews the originals of their National Identity Card / Passport, academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials and current compliance certificates for the requirements as stipulated in Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.


Audit and Quality Assurance
Updated: August 31, 2020 — 10:52 am