Company Internal Auditor
Potential Staffing Limited
Nairobi, Kenya
5d ago
source : BrighterMonday

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelor
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 5 years
  • Job Description

    Gross Salary : Very Competitive,


  • Analyze data to substantiate any deficiencies in controls, excessive expenses and duplication of effort, fraud and lack of compliance with laws, regulations and management policies and procedures
  • Prepare reports for management and the Audit and Risk Committee clearly describing the key findings and practical recommendations for improvement
  • Coordinate the implementation of internal audit strategies, policies and procedures
  • Facilitate regional and branch audits to ensure operations are in line with the company policies
  • Verify documentation and review of existing accounting, administrative and internal control systems and make the appropriate recommendations for improvement.
  • This covers the entire company operations and calls for thorough understanding of all operations;
  • Formulate and implement Internal Audit policies and operations manuals.
  • Ensure detailed audit tests are performed on all the company’s operations based on Standard audit programs in accordance with the approved annual audit plan.
  • This includes recommendations to improve efficiency. The job holder may change the scope of the audit if actual circumstances in the field so demand

  • Maintain adequate and properly documented audits performed and evidence in the Internal Audit systems
  • Assess the Audited department's primary operational and financial risks and develop strategies to manage these areas
  • Work with the different stakeholders and provide feedback to staff on performance of each audit assignment
  • Develop and implement the performance management plan and cycle for team members as provisioned by HR
  • Schedule and assign work to the audit team estimating resource needs
  • Verify compliance with all the relevant legislation and regulatory requirement. This calls for regular updates with all the relevant legislation and statutory requirements affecting the company
  • Attend and participate in the Management meetings to enhance understanding of the company’s operations
  • Deliver on performance requirements as defined in the departments’ strategy.
  • Set up functions of internal controls and regulations in accordance with the International Audit Standards.
  • Initiate the development and implementation of Audit and Risk Mitigation Plans approved by the Council.
  • Assist the management to develop and implement Risk Management Policies and procedures.
  • Advice management on policies related to internal controls, financial accounting and administration.
  • Establish a mechanism for fraud detection, prevention and elimination for manual and computerized processes.
  • Establish an administrative framework for compliance with Legal and Statutory requirements.
  • Undertake continuous monitoring and evaluation of institutional projects and programs
  • Provide leadership to internal audit staff.
  • Prepare and table periodic audit reports before the Council and its committees and perform such other duties as required from time to time.
  • Qualifications

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must be a CPA(K) finalist.
  • MUST have at least 5 years of prior working experience as an Internal Auditor.
  • Possess an eye for detail in reporting of financial audits in the interest of the organization.
  • Hands-on experience in dealing with financial issues in every department in the company.
  • Have in-depth knowledge about accounting.
  • Comply with the targets assigned in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Effective time management skills to meet deadlines
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