Senior Internal Auditor Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Senior
Internal Auditor

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.
Reporting To: Head of Internal Audit

Key
responsibilities and duties/Job specifications:


Supervision
and preparation of draft reports, and discussion of recommendations and
agreed-on remedial actions with the appropriate level of management.

Preparing
working papers, reports, and support documentation for audit findings.

Evaluating
the design and operational effectiveness of audit areas, including efficiency,
effectiveness, and mitigating controls.

Identifying
control gaps in processes, procedures, and systems through in-depth research
and assessment and suggested methods for improvement.

Identifiying
audit risks, preparing budgets, and coordinating with management and the audit
team in preparing related reports.

Conducting
functional audits, special reviews and investigations.

Determining
financial and operational audit areas, providing the most economical and
efficient use of audit resources.

Planning,
directing, and controlling the execution of administrative and compliance
activities.

Maintaining
audit query register and risk assessment register.

Assisting
in IT Audits, and reviewing the audit, risk, and specialized assessments
documentation.

Supporting
the Head of Internal Audit in improving the risk management process, control
environment, and operational efficiency across the university, including the
University’s governance, operations, and information systems.

Assisting
the Head of Internal Audit in establishing an effective programme for
selecting, developing, and managing the Internal Audit team.

Assisting
in the development and maintenance of an audit universe and risk-based audit
plan, as well as development of engagement plans setting out the scope,
objectives, risks, and tests for internal audit assignments.

Assisting
the Head of Internal Audit in planning functional audits, special reviews and
investigations.

Assisting
the Head of Internal Audit in monitoring progress of the corrective actions by
management to correct identified deficiencies.

Assisting
the Head of Internal Audit in continuously improving the audit process through
new tools and techniques.

Deputizing
for the Head of Internal Audit when necessary.

Attending
the Risk Management and Audit Committee (RMAC) meeting of the University
Council and recording minutes.

Requirements

Must be a
member of The Institute of Certified Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Institute
of Internal Auditor (IIA), or Information Systems Audit and Control Association
(ISACA) or equivalent in good standing.

Have a
minimum of 6 years of work experience in Internal Audit or Risk
Management/Governance.

Master’s
degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Finance, Business
Administration, Business Management (Finance and Accounting option), or
equivalent from a recognized institution.

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.

Certified
Public Accountant (CPA) professional qualification, or Certified Internal
Auditor (CIA), or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE),or Certified Information
Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Forensic and Fraud Examiner (CFFE).

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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