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Principal Internal Auditor

Closing: Jul 16, 2024

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Published: Jul 2, 2024 (23 days ago)

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Personal Specification

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

  • At least eight (8) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which must have been at a supervisory role;
  • Masters’ degree in Business Administration or related disciplines;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounts, Business Administration, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Bachelor of Commerce, Business Information Technology or relevant qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • CPA (K), or CIA, or Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA), Professional Certification in information systems, IT security management, data protection, cloud computing, computer networking, systems security, IT infrastructure, database management, programming or Certified Information Systems Auditor, CAAT or relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Must be a member with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in good standing;
  • Proficiency in computer applications and computer aided audit tools (CAATs);
  • Management Course from a recognized institution;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


Responsibilities

Personal Specification

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have: -

  • At least eight (8) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which must have been at a supervisory role;
  • Masters’ degree in Business Administration or related disciplines;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounts, Business Administration, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science, Bachelor of Commerce, Business Information Technology or relevant qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • CPA (K), or CIA, or Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA), Professional Certification in information systems, IT security management, data protection, cloud computing, computer networking, systems security, IT infrastructure, database management, programming or Certified Information Systems Auditor, CAAT or relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Must be a member with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in good standing;
  • Proficiency in computer applications and computer aided audit tools (CAATs);
  • Management Course from a recognized institution;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results


Internal Audit & Risk Assurance

  • Developing flexible risk based annual audit plan using Authority risk assessment, including any risks or control concerns identified by the management;
  • Managing the implementation of the annual audit plan as approved, including as appropriate any special tasks or projects requested by Management and the Audit Committee;
  • Developing audit programmes and reviewing audit working papers to ensure they are complete and available audit evidence fully supports audit opinions and recommendations;
  • Lead in conducting annual audits of all operations and systems.
  • Reviewing and compiling the audit reports for all risk-based audits conducted by Internal Audit staff and following up implementation of the audit recommendations;
  • Managing the implementation of the annual audit plan as approved, including as appropriate any special tasks or projects requested by management and the Audit Committee;
  • Formulating and coordinating implementation of internal audit policies, strategies, identify areas that offer opportunities for improvement and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Preparing a report on the accuracy of Financial Statements
  • Carrying out special audits and investigations (ad-hoc) as may be required from time to time; and
  • Review internal audits and appraise the soundness, adequacy and application of accounting, financing, procurement and other operating controls.
  • Perform operational reviews and appraise the effectiveness and efficiency in which the Authority’s resources are employed.
  • Assisting and providing secretarial services to the Board Audit and Risk Committee

Information Systems Audit

  • Independently assessing, testing, and reporting on the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls related to information technology systems within the Authority.
  • Developing flexible risk based annual audit plan using Authority risk assessment, including any risks or control concerns identified by the management;
  • Managing the implementation of the annual audit plan as approved, including as appropriate any special tasks or projects requested by Management and the Audit Committee;
  • Developing audit programmes and reviewing audit working papers to ensure they are complete and available audit evidence fully supports audit opinions and recommendations;
  • Lead in conducting annual audits of all operations and systems.
  • Reviewing and compiling the audit reports for all risk-based audits conducted by Internal Audit staff and following up implementation of the audit recommendations;
  • Managing the implementation of the annual audit plan as approved, including as appropriate any special tasks or projects requested by management and the Audit Committee
  • Formulating and coordinating implementation of internal audit policies, strategies, identify areas that offer opportunities for improvement and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Preparing a report on the accuracy of Financial Statements
  • Carrying out special IT audits and investigations (ad-hoc) as may be required from time to time; and
  • Review internal audits and appraise the soundness, adequacy and application of IT and other operating and general controls.
  • Perform operational reviews and appraise the effectiveness and efficiency in which the Authority’s resources are employed.
  • Assisting and providing secretarial services to the Board Audit and Risk Committee


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