Responsible for the implementation of internal audit strategies and execution of risk based audit plans, assisting the Director, Internal Audit in the development and formulation of audit strategies and plans, and manage internal audit teams to deliver on internal audit assignments within budget and to expected standards. The role holder will also ensure the follow up of implementation of prior internal and external auditors’ recommendations. Lead, coach and direct internal auditors, contractors, interns or seconded staff to deliver on audit assignments from the annual audit plan or from managements ad-hoc requests under the direction of the Director, Internal Audit.
Develop the annual internal audit plan based on the company’s internal controls risk assessment process.
Coordinate performance of internal audit engagements based on the annual Internal Audit Plan or on Ad-Hoc management requests as approved by the Director, Internal Audit.
Review work done and audit reports related to processes/ activities/ departments audited and propose new controls, methods, procedures, flow of information/ documents (through audit recommendations).
Follow-up the implementation of management action plans/ recommendations made in prior assignments by internal/ external auditors.
Review analysis of data/ processes and propose improvement of business processes and information systems.
Review activities related to implementation / maintenance / assessment of internal control system of the company (to ensure compliance with policies and other regulations)
Work closely with the Enterprise Risk Manager in the assessment and evaluation of enterprise-wide risks within the company.
Engage heads of departments on improvement opportunities identified during the audit process, to obtain clarifications and agree on remedial actions going forward.
Periodically, reports to the management on the quality of internal controls in the organization.
Prepare audit reports on completed internal audit engagements performed and quarterly reports to ExCo and BA&RC.
Provide monthly follow-up reports to ExCo with the progress of action plans designed (by recommendations’ owners) following audit recommendation.
Monitor changes in legislation, governance, audit standards, technologies etc that affect internal audit processes and adopt as appropriate.
Participate in initiatives / events / projects related to internal audit area organized by other departments/sections.
Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) will be an added advantage.
Member in good standing in one or more of the following professional organizations: ISACA, IIA, ICPAK.
5 -8 years in Internal/ External Auditing and/or Risk Management in Telecommunications (Established audit firms experience will be a plus), with at least 2 years’ experience in managing and leading an audit team/assignment.