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Manager, Audit & Risk

Background: Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 96,993 - Maximum Ksh; 141,337 PM

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Manager, Audit & Risk through the Audit and Risk Management Committee to ensure there is an innovative responsive and effective risk management approach within the Fund:

(a) Duties and Responsibilities:-
i. Supervising, coaching staff and providing professional development and guidance.
ii. Responsible for auditing assigned work of wide scope and complexity and specific audit assignments. iii. Follow-up on the resolution of external audit queries and implementation of external audit recommendations.
iv. Oversee risk management activities and assess effectiveness of and compliance with internal controls, internal policies, tax regulations and other statutory guidelines.
v. Coordinate the alignment of departmental and the Funds activities to the Funds risk management framework.
vi. Participate and/or represent the Manager, Audit & Risk in multidisciplinary teams to develop, implement and evaluate the Funds strategic plans.
vii. Develop audit management systems and internal audit programs in consultation with the Manager. viii. Preparation of detailed audit reports and follow up on implementation of audit recommendations to ensure efficiency of operations.
ix. Interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control,
x. Developing and updating an internal audit manual and facilitate compliance with auditing standards and guidelines.
xi. Prepare and ensure implementation of annual audit plans.
xii. 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.
· Masters Degree in Business Administration Accounting/Finance/Economics/Strategic Management.
· Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least seven (7) years with at least three (3) years in a management role.
· Senior Management course lasting not less than four(4) weeks.
· Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results.
· Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent.
· Valid membership from Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing.
· Membership to either Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Information System and Control Association (ISACA) in good standing.
· Possess qualifications in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA) as an added advantage.
· Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

(c) Key Competencies and Skills
· Report writing skills
· Analytical skills
· Confidentiality
· Communication skills
· Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines
· Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards, principles and procedures

IT proficiency
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.

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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