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Corporate Audit Assurance Manager

Closing: Nov 29, 2022

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Published: Nov 16, 2022 (24 days ago)

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  • Responsible for coordinating operational audits in the Corporate Segment at Britam.
  • Role holder will also be responsible for planning and conducting of operational and financial audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls based on an approved annual risk-based audit plan in line with regulatory and supervisory requirements and expectations.  This is in regards to the regulated entity.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field. 
  • MBA is an added advantage.
  • Professional qualification e.g. CPA(K), ACCA, CISA, CIA, CFA or equivalent
  • 7-10 years’ experience in a similar position; 4-5 of which should be in a managerial capacity in a busy environment. 


Responsibilities
  • Responsible for coordinating operational audits in the Corporate Segment at Britam.
  • Role holder will also be responsible for planning and conducting of operational and financial audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls based on an approved annual risk-based audit plan in line with regulatory and supervisory requirements and expectations.  This is in regards to the regulated entity.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field. 
  • MBA is an added advantage.
  • Professional qualification e.g. CPA(K), ACCA, CISA, CIA, CFA or equivalent
  • 7-10 years’ experience in a similar position; 4-5 of which should be in a managerial capacity in a busy environment. 


  • Ensure detailed audit programs based on the documented procedures and best practices are developed, for each identified audit project, giving special attention to potential risk areas.
  • Prepare reports for management and the Board Audit & Risk Committee clearly describing the key findings and practical recommendations for improvements.
  • Coordinate the implementation of internal audit strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate regional and branch audits to ensure operations are in line with the Group policies.
  • Verify documentation and review of existing accounting, administrative and internal control systems and make the appropriate recommendations for improvement. This covers the Retail Segment operations and calls for thorough understanding of all the segment’s operations.
  • Formulate and implement Internal Audit policies and operations manuals.
  • Ensure detailed audit tests are performed on all the Retail Segment’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 requirements. This calls for regular updates with all the relevant legislation and statutory requirements affecting the group;
  • Attend and participate in the Management meetings to enhance understanding of the Group’s Operations.
  • Deliver on performance requirements as defined in the departments’ strategy map, balanced scorecard and Personal Scorecard.


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