KUCCPS Senior Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) is a State corporation established under the Universities Act, 2012 to coordinate the placement of Government – sponsored students to universities and colleges, among other functions.

The Placement Service invites applications for the following positions.

Senior Internal Auditor


One Positions

Ref. Code KUCCPS 043/20

The Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible to the Manager Internal Audit in the performance of his/her duties.

Successful applicant will be hired on pensionable terms.

Key Responsibilities

1. Assisting in the development of audit annual work plans, assignment plans and programmes;

2. Performing audit tests on the internal controls in accounting, administrative and operational procedures including information systems;

3. Ensuring that the audit findings are properly documented;

4. Preparing and issuing primary audit reports detailing audit findings;

5. Interpretation of financial control and management resolution of the Placement Service;

6. Reviewing and developing audit techniques and procedures for financial as well as comprehensive audits;

7. Expressing opinions on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of all systems, control procedures in place to achieve established objectives and recommend corrective actions to improve operations, enhance internal control and reduce cost.

8. Assist in monitoring and auditing risk assessment exercises and the implementation of risk management guidelines; and

9. Preparing periodic audit reports.

Minimum Requirement

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

1. Have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in relevant work in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;

2. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: – Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Finance or other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

3. Be in possession of the following: CISA and CPA (K) or ACCA or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

4. Be a member in good standing of ICPAK or IIA or any other relevant professional body.

5. Have a certificate in a supervisory Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution.

6. Be proficient in computer applications;

7. Show merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and

8. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity. Applicants should have clearance certificates from the following bodies:

a. Kenya Revenue Authority;
b. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
c. Higher Educations Loans Board;
d. A licensed Credit Reference Bureau;
e. Directorate of Criminal Investigations

Application Procedure:

Applications should either be submitted through the:

1. Online Placement Service careers portal https://careers.kuccps.net by interested applicants creating their profiles, duly filling the online application form and attaching copies of their CVs, academic certificates, clearance certificates and testimonials before submitting the application.


2. Email address applications@kuccps.ac.ke by interested applicants indicating the job being applied for on the subject line, submitting application letters, detailed CVs, academic certificates, clearance certificates and testimonials.

3. No hard copies will be accepted.

The application deadline is January 11th, 2021 at 5.00pm.

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply including those who may have previously applied or experienced challenges while attempting to apply.

The Placement Service is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons with disabilities, women and applicants from marginalised regions are encouraged to apply.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Audit and Quality Assurance
Updated: December 15, 2020 — 2:46 pm