Risk and Audit Manager Job in Kenya (600K)

Our client is a leading supermarket chain in Kenya with over 40 branches countrywide. 

They are looking to fill the position of a Risk and Audit Manager.
Job Purpose / Summary: The position is responsible for planning, co-coordinating, executing independent risk and compliance audits and ensuring systematic, disciplined approach for effective risk control management and governance process.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To maintain compliance checklists for all relevant regulations and ensure compliance adherence and timely submission.
  • To interface with key managers to ensure that risk management is embedded in their daily responsibilities.
  • Advice and recommend to the Board on best corporate governance practices
  • To mentor and train staff on risk awareness, identification and mitigation.
  • Maintain and quantify the risk log on current risks facing departments and proactively manage them in conjunction with the accountable parties.
  • Create and review internal control procedures.
  • Assess the due diligence on proposed investment opportunities in conjunction with the investment team.
  • Measure the risk adjusted returns of the investment view and monitor this across all portfolios.
  • Prepare and present reports that the management that reflect on risk and identify mitigation for aversion.
  • Coordinate risk and compliance management over operation’s effectiveness and financial reliability.
  • Make recommendations on how to strengthen the existing control and governance environment leading to long-term reduction in operational risk events.
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
Minimum Qualifications
  • A university degree
  • A member of the Institution of surveyors of Kenya.
  • At least five years’ experience in risk and compliance
  • Legal and tax experience will be an added advantage.
Required skills and key competencies
  • Excellent command and articulation of the English language.
  • High interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people from all walks of life.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Numerical acumen and analytical.
  • Holding people accountable
  • Good planning and organization skills.
  • Team player with proven leadership skills.
  • Good decision maker.
  • Result oriented.
Salary Budget: Kshs. 400,000 – 600,000 Basic

How to apply: If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please make your application to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke 

Only successful candidates will be contacted