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Senior Officer, Audit and Risk

Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 85,021 - Maximum Ksh; 112,704 P.M
Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Audit & Risk, an officer at this level will be responsible for auditing work of limited scope and complexity and supporting the department in identification of risks, assessment, monitoring and reporting in line with the Funds risk management framework including; Description:

(a) Duties and Responsibilities.
1. Ensure that accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to.
2. Check risk management activities and assess compliance with internal policies, tax regulations and other statutory guidelines.
3. Assist in developing audit management systems and internal audit programs.
4. Assist in the interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control.
5. Participate in developing and updating an internal audit manual to facilitate compliance with auditing standards and guidelines.
6. Assist in preparation and implementation of annual audit plans.
7. Undertake specific audit assignments and prepare detailed audit observations and draft reports.
8. Conduct financial and systems audit & assist in ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other statutory requirements.
9. Ensure audit checks, verification of payments to ensure validity and accuracy.
10. Assist in ensuring that the accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to.
11. Assist in the development and implementation of the audit management systems.
12. Assist in following up on the resolution of external audit queries and implementation of external audit recommendations.
13. Participate in conducting institutional risk evaluation and efficiency audit.
14. Carry out review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems.
15. Undertake special audit investigations as may be required from time to time.
16. Any other lawful duty that may be assigned from time to time.

(b) Requirements for Appointment For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-
• Bachelors Degree in Commerce in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Business Administration /Business Management.
• Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent.
• Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least five (5) years.
• Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results.
• Valid membership from Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
• Membership from Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)or Information System and Control Association (ISACA) in good standing.
• Possession of qualifications in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA) will be an added advantage.
• Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

(c) Key Competencies and Skills
• Report writing and presentation skills
• Analytical skills
• Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards, principles and procedures
• Communication skills both oral and written
• IT proficiency and experience in working with large and complex data sets
• Proactive and able to work with minimum supervision
• Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines.

Applications clearly marked with the position reference and title and including detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, professional qualifications, testimonials, day-time telephone number, names and addresses of three professional referees should be delivered to the Fund by hand, courier or post so as to reach the address below on or before 29th July 2024 by 5:00 PM.

The Chairperson Women Enterprise Fund
11th Floor, Britam Tower
P. O. Box 17126 -00100 NAIROBI.

Note:
1. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES will be required to satisfy the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by submitting the following compliance documents:
1. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI);
2. Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);

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