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Principal Internal Auditor - Business Controls and Project Assurance

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Business Controls and Project Assurance, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading the delivery of audits across all business support processes.


  1. Plan, conduct and deliver audits of business support processes as well as project assurance;
  2. Manage the execution of audit engagements to ensure conformance to Internal Audit policies, standards and procedures for the delivery of high quality results within defined audit plans and budgets;
  3. Perform audits within an ERP, Telecommunications, Financial Services and eCommerce environment, identifying control deficiencies and providing insight for enhanced utilization of the related systems by the business and promoting continuous improvement through technology;
  4. Provide practical and cost-effective advice to management on designing, implementing and enhancing internal controls;
  5. Provide project assurance in strategic projects as well as recommend controls that should be incorporated within the system to mitigate identified risks;
  6. Track implementation status of audit recommendations. Maintain partnership with clients to ensure that all audit issues are resolved within defined timelines; and
  7. Develop and implement the Continuous Auditing and Monitoring Program around key areas of concern / exposure.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Accounting, finance, banking, insurance
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 7 years
Required skills: Reporting; Partnerships; Programme management; Auditing; Audit (internal)
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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TelecommunicationsCompany size: 1000+ people

Safaricom, Ltd is a leading mobile network operator in Kenya. It was formed in 1997 as a fully owned subsidiary of Telkom Kenya. In May 2000, Vodafone Group Plc of the United Kingdom acquired a 40% stake and management responsibility for the company. Safaricom employs over 1,500 people mainly stationed in Nairobi and other big cities like Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru and Eldoret in which it manages retail outlets. Currently, it has nationwide dealerships to ensure customers across the country have access to its products and services.