SBM is a leading financial services group in Mauritius, with a growing presence in the region, namely in Kenya, India and Madagascar.

We serve a client base of more than 875,000, across the corporate, retail and high net worth segments and we provide adapted financial solutions supported by multi-channel capabilities within a universal banking model. The strategy of the Group revolves around modernisation and diversification of its offering, expansion of its markets, enhancement of capabilities prominently with respect to human capital, and effective risk management.

Our employees – currently more than 2,500 across the Group – are at the heart of our growth strategy. In our quest to be the employer of choice, we are laying increasing emphasis on developing and nurturing talent. SBM aims to become a reference in creating talent for a smarter tomorrow.

Open your door to success by joining us in the following challenging position:

Senior Manager - Financial Audits

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the role holder directs the planning and execution of audits of Financial Audits and implementation of the IA Strategy of SBM Bank Kenya.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bring the best-in-class thinking to the internal audit function relative to risk assessment, internal audit activity, utilization of automated audit tools and development of the audit team
  • Drive development of and execution against risk-based audits of credit, treasury, finance and other business units/ processes
  • Work constructively with internal stakeholders, including senior management, to continually enhance the control environment
  • Communicate findings in a timely manner, obtaining agreement on root cause of issues and commitment to implementation of recommendations
  • Coordinate follow up and appraise implementation of correction action plans

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Business/Banking/Economics/Finance/Accounting or any other related field.
  • At least 10 years’ experience within the banking and/or financial services sector, with two years in management level
  • Membership of ICPAK is mandatory. Other qualifications such as CIA, CISA, CRISC or CFE would be an added advantage
  • Sound knowledge of banking and audit/ risk assessment techniques and principles
  • Sound analytical and technical skills which include an extensive knowledge of financial, operational, market and credit risk
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

Please send your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday, 7th October 2019. Kindly quote reference SBMK/IA/03/19 while applying.

Kindly note:
All applications will be dealt with in strict confidence. SBM is an equal opportunity employer. SBM Bank Kenya reserves the right to call only the best candidates for interview OR to consider applications from candidates not meeting the above qualification criteria but having compensating experience in the field OR not to fill this position following this advertisement.

One step in the right direction and a giant leap for your career.

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