Internal Auditor Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Internal Auditor

Reports to:
 Director – Internal Audit 

Office Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Purpose of Position: The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing audits of functions and activities as assigned by Internal Audit management.  

This position will assist in ensuring the adequacy of the Company’s internal control environment and achievement of Company and departmental goals and objectives.  

The primary focus of this position is financial and operational audit activities.    

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for: 
  • performing audits of assigned functions including financial, operational and information technology audits; 
  • developing the planning memo and audit program for each audit project and completing fieldwork;    
  • preparing the draft audit report reflecting an overview of the function reviewed, conclusion regarding the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls and opportunities for enhancing internal controls and/or operational efficiencies;
  • making oral presentations of audit findings to management and periodically to senior management;
  • Effectively planning and executing the company’s SOX 404 audit program for all business cycles;
  • maintaining the database of prior audit recommendations and coordinating the follow-up by internal audit personnel to validate resolution of the issues;
  • assist internal audit management with the preparation of reports to be distributed to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors; 
  • maintaining the internal audit library of audit documentation;  
  • supervising internal audit staff personnel; and,
  • developing and maintaining productive working relationships with all levels of management. 
  • Four years of public accounting/audit experience
  • A minimum of one professional certification (CPA/CIA/CISA/CFE)
  • Strong computer skills (advanced Excel skills and knowledge of SAP and ACL Data Analytics tool)
  • Ability to multi-task and work on various audits and projects in different phases
  • Ability to make good judgments based upon observations and supporting information
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including oral and written communications, listening, interviewing, fostering open communications, facilitating and influencing
  • Be highly analytical and inquisitive, dig deep to obtain a solid understanding of business processes and controls
  • Take responsibility for assigned tasks, understanding and achieving expectations
  • Recognize opportunities and propose solutions to improve business processes
  • Share knowledge of audit tools and technology with other department personnel to enhance the internal processes and methodologies 
  • Absolute commitment to timely delivery of a quality, 100% accurate, product
Qualified candidates candidates to forward their cvs to cc by 10th May 2016