Internal Audit Assistant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Internal
Audit Assistant

Hiring Organization: St.
Paul’s University
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Education
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 01/22/2024

St.
Paul’s University is an ecumenical private chartered university founded in
1903. It is strategically located in the lush Kiambu County along
Nairobi-Limuru Route A, 30kms from Nairobi, next to Jumuia Conference and
Country Home with other campuses in Nairobi, Nakuru and Machakos. It is in a
cool and serene environment that is very conducive for learning.

Key
responsibilities and duties/Job specifications:


Conducting
audit assignments on policies, procedures and standards in accounting, internal
controls procurement and human resources management.

Assisting
in monitoring and implementation of both internal and external audit findings
and recommendations.

Assisting
in performing assigned tasks as per the annual internal audit plan.

Examining
internal controls, evaluating the design and operational effectiveness,
determining exposure to risk, and recommending changes to the internal control
systems.

Assisting
in the review of compliance to policies, procedures and regulations.

Providing
inputs and supporting in the implementation of the risk-based audit work plan.

Analysing
deficiencies in management controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud
or irregularities to improve the control environment.

Preparing
periodic audit reports on fraud, errors or other findings, showing sufficient
evidence, documenting working papers and making appropriate recommendations.

Researching
on engagement planning risk assessment information and obtaining sufficient
background information related to the subject to be audited.

Requirements

Bachelor’s
degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Finance, Business
Administration, Business Management (Finance and Accounting option), or
equivalent from a recognized institution and CPA Intermediate 1 or Certified
Public Accountant (CPA) professional qualification.

Have a
minimum of 1 year of work experience in Internal Audit or External Audit, or
Risk Management/Governance.

Excellent
Microsoft Excel and Financial Modeling skills.

How To
Apply

Interested
candidates who meet the stated requirements can submit their applications that
should include a cover letter, detailed CV and filled application form, to recruit@spu.ac.ke by 1st February 2024.

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