Saturday, 20 June 2015

Group Risk Internal Auditor - Africa Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Senior Group Risk Internal Auditor - Africa

Our client an international company is urgently seeking to fill the above post in Nairobi

Primary Accountabilities:
  •  Managing Risk Management Function:  Ensure risks are identified, analyzed, monitored and managed effectively in Africa branches.
  • Conduct audits of state corporations  of the company ,performing special audit assignments including investigations.
  • Lead Risk and Audit team in Africa
  • Undertake financial, performance, information security, operational efficiency and economy audits in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards of the company
  • Evaluate adequacy of auditee risk assessment for target audit areas
  • Participate in the audit team risk assessment and planning meeting for target audit areas by providing inputs and/or documenting the inputs given by the team.
  • Conduct audit test and report issues and dimension of risk.
  • Draft suitable audit reports highlighting key process/ control weaknesses, non-compliance with procedures and management policies and regulatory requirements, among others on those areas audited.
  • Provide constructive feedback on performance evaluation to audit team members engaged in various audit assignments as well as undertake formal performance assessments of direct reportees.
  • Make audit field visits to monitor the audit progress and ensure the execution of the audit methodology by guiding team members in order to develop their internal audit knowledge and skills.
  • Execute the concurrent audit plan and review high level activities/controls as per the defined frequency
  • Ensuring the follow up audits are undertaken for all audits that have exceeded three months from issuance of the audit report prioritising by audits with higher ratings.
  • Continuous consultation and discussion with the auditee on audit observations to ensure immediate rectification of anomalies noted.
  • Coordinate surprise cash counts and cash equivalent audits
  • Organize concurrent audit reports for inclusion.
  • Leave management of concurrent audit unit officers
  • Undertake Risk Based audit assignments.
  • Peer to peer quality reviews
  • Support succession planning and  recruitment of audit staff on need basis
 Required Skills and Education:
  • Passion for the transformation – Passion for driving change and delivering results
  • Technical abilities and analytical skills – An exceptional ability to analyze and creatively solve problems
  • cross Operating Systems, Management Infrastructure, and Mindset, Behaviors and Capabilities
  • Leadership and management skills – Strong leadership, people skills and communication abilities essential for successful and sustainable change management
  • Adaptability – Ability to integrate into a new working environment/role with ease. Ability to harness the right support and is seen as a valuable resource by personnel in each site
  • Influencing – Able to interact and help Management  to see the need for change, be change agents, and to act on the change
Education and experience 
  • CPA K
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • MBA course will be an added advantage
If you meet the above minimum requirement, Urgently send us your c.v  to



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