Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Internal
Auditor

Hiring Organization: Anonymous
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: FMCG
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES 80k
-100k
Date Posted: 01/23/2024

Gross
Salary: Kshs 80k -100k,

Our
client is seeking to hire an Internal Auditor who will be responsible for
evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and
governance processes within the organization. This role involves conducting
internal audits, assessing financial and operational processes, and providing
recommendations to enhance efficiency and compliance.

Responsibilities:


Risk
Assessment: Evaluate and identify potential risks in various business
operations and provide recommendations to improve risk management practices.

Compliance
Audit: Conduct comprehensive audits to ensure adherence to company policies,
procedures, and regulatory requirements and implement control measures to
prevent future non-compliance incidents.

Operational
Efficiency: Assess and enhance operational processes and controls to improve
efficiencies and overall effectiveness and provide recommendations to
streamline processes and improve overall operational efficiency.

Reporting
and Documentation: Prepare and present audit reports to management and monitor
the progress and implementation of action plans resulting from audits.

Internal
Audits and Controls Evaluation: Conduct periodic assessments to evaluate the
effectiveness of internal control mechanisms, monitor and evaluate the
effectiveness of implemented internal controls.

Process
Audits: Examine various operational processes within the organization, such as
procurement, production, inventory management, sales, and distribution.
Continuously identify risks, improving controls, and ensuring adherence to
established policies.

Inventory
Verification: Verify the accuracy of inventory records through physical counts
and reconciliations with the company’s records and give recommendations on how
to solve the inventory discrepancies and control measures on any potential
losses.

Financial
Analysis and Reporting: Assess the financial performance, liquidity, and
profitability, providing insights to management about potential financial risks
or opportunities.

Fraud
Detection and Prevention: Play a role in detecting and preventing fraud within
the organization. Assess the company’s anti-fraud measures, conduct
investigations when necessary, and recommend improvements to strengthen fraud
prevention efforts.

Qualifications
and Skills:

Bachelor’s
degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

Minimum
of 5 years of experience in internal audit, preferably within the FMCG
industry.

Relevant
professional certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will be considered an asset.

Strong
knowledge of accounting principles, auditing standards, and regulatory
requirements.

Proficient
in using audit software and data analytics tools.

Solid
understanding of risk assessment techniques and internal control frameworks.

High
ethical standards and professionalism.

How to
Apply

If you
are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience;
please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Internal Auditor – FMCG) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke
before 30th January 2024

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