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Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

(i) a minimum period administrator of ten (10) years relevant work experience, three (4) of which must have been at a managerial role in the Public or Private Sector;

(ii) minimum of Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;

(iii) Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;

(iv) Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (K) or its equivalent qualification;

(v) be a registered member of ICPAK in good standing or Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA), or Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA);

(vii) be proficient in computer application skill;

(viii) Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

(vi) demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


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Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

(i) a minimum period administrator of ten (10) years relevant work experience, three (4) of which must have been at a managerial role in the Public or Private Sector;

(ii) minimum of Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;

(iii) Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance or Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university;

(iv) Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (K) or its equivalent qualification;

(v) be a registered member of ICPAK in good standing or Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA), or Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA);

(vii) be proficient in computer application skill;

(viii) Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;

(vi) demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


The duties and responsibilities will entail:

i. providing secretarial services to the Board Audit and Risk Committee and in

preparation of Board papers in regards to audit matters;

ii. providing independent and objective assurance and consulting activity of the Commission’s operations to the Board Audit & Risk Committee and CEO on the overall adequacy and effectiveness of Commission’s arrangement for governance, risk management, and internal controls and their impact on the operations of the organization;

iii. preparing and submitting audit reports including audit recommendations to the Director, Internal audit and Risk Assurance for review;

v. formulating, implementing and continuous reviewing the Commission’s Internal Audit Function Strategy, Charter, Policy and operational procedures;

vi. interpreting prevailing policies for sound auditing principles and control;

vii. assessing the relevance, reliability, integrity, timeliness and adequacy of programmes and financial information and ascertain the extent of compliance with Commission and government established procedures;

viii. establishing, implementing and monitoring risk based internal audit mechanisms;

ix. carrying out special investigations, unplanned internal audit works and systems audits;

x. carrying out follow up audits to ensure implementations of external and internal audit recommendations by the management;

xi. performing value for money audit to determine value of completed and ongoing projects and to examine whether the Commission has attained economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the management of allocated funds;

xii. formulating work plan and budgets for the department and coordinate the execution of the approved departmental work plans and budgets;

xiii. setting up and implementing systems in accordance with auditing standards;

xiv. drafting, continuously reviewing and assist in monitoring the implementation of the Board Audit and Risk Management Charters, work plan and budget;

xv. advising Management on new developments that affect internal controls and provide valuable recommendations and solutions in a proactive manner;

xvi. coordinating target setting, monitoring & evaluating performance as well as appraising audit staff to ascertain efficiency and effectiveness in work performance in meeting the objectives of the function;

xvii. mentoring and coaching of the audit staff;

xviii. formulating training programs for audit staff in the department to provide opportunities for skill development;

xix. preparing quarterly audit reports for submission to the Board Audit and Risk Management Committee; and

xx. any other duties as may be assigned


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