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Position: Senior Internal Auditor (Manufacturing Company)

Employer:  A Large Manufacturing Company

Ref No: SGK-SIA-11-2017

Industry: Manufacturing

Job Category: Middle Level Management

Town: Nairobi

Country: Kenya

Qualifications:

  • University first degree in Commerce, Finance, Business Administration or related field.
  •  Full professional accounting qualification such as CPA, ACCA, CIA or equivalent with membership to relevant professional body.
  •  Knowledge of proper risk-based audit procedures, techniques, and also internal controls.
  •  Good understanding of the use and application of IT and a thorough knowledge of the related control and security standards.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Reporting to Head of Internal Audit, he/she will provide independent assurance to management and the Board Audit and Risk Committee (BARC) on the effectiveness of the Company’s governance processes including risk management and whether controls applied have enabled the organization, its subsidiaries and other units meet their objectives.

He/She will be responsible for conducting and leading audits and corporate-level consulting engagements of a complex nature.  The incumbent will provide management with insights and recommendations to better manage risks, strengthen internal controls, and provide the necessary information to improve and maximize the value of the organization by performing the following duties:-

  • Prepare and/or review audit assignment plans and programmes and oversee their execution ensuring that all applicable Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards are followed.
  •  Perform special projects and reviews including investigations, as assigned.
  •  Review internal policies and procedures covering all the key business and operational areas are clearly written and followed, are comprehensive, provide sufficient internal control, and are in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  •  Continuously assess the appropriateness and effectiveness of business processes and practices to ensure efficient and effective utilization, accountability and security of Group resources.
  •  Establish a Risk Assessment tool tailored to each area under review. This tool will help in identification, analysis and evaluation of areas of significant weakness constituting risks to the business and will inform management on appropriate actions.
  •  Prepare audit files and review those of supervised staff to ensure that work done meets the set quality and the relevant (IIA) standards.
  • Prepare and present to management written reports detailing identified key control points and weaknesses in the system or function being audited and provide innovative and creative recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations and reducing cost.
  • Ensure audit recommendations are implemented through regular follow-ups with auditees.
  • Review work performance of internal audit assistants including their training, development and appraisal.

Experience: Minimum 5 years relevant experience in accounting and auditing with minimum 3 years in a manufacturing set up.

Salary: Kshs. 300,000 - 400,000 plus generous benefits

How to Apply:  send applications to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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