OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Reporting to the Head of Audit, the incumbent will be responsible for undertaking independent, value -adding and objective audits aimed at improving operational efficiency and internal controls;
Plan, execute and manage assigned risk based audit engagements.
Execute risk based internal audits in accordance with the approved audit plan to assess the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of established internal controls and procedures.
Discuss audit findings and recommendations with business unit managers and propose appropriate controls to mitigate the risks.
Lead follow up audits and monitor the timely implementation of the management actions agreed in the audit reports.
Facilitate Ad-Hoc investigations and reviews as requested by Senior Management, Finance or Audit committee.
Identify key areas of risk within the Group and maintain a comprehensive risk register.
Liaise with staff, external auditors, administrators, and law enforcement officials on internal control issues.
Assist in development of internal control culture including training staff around controls.
Prepare quarterly board papers for the board audit committee.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Degree in Business, Commerce or a related field from a recognized university.
Professional certification in either ACCA, CPA, CIA or CISA.
3 - 5 years’ experience in comparable relevant position in a reputable organization
SKILLS AND OTHER ATTRIBUTES
Auditing, Quality Management, Surveys, Analyzing Information, Statistical Analysis & Reporting.
Demonstrate a high degree of competence and capabilities in internal audit in a busy environment.
Proficient in computer applications; strong emphasis on data and working in computerized environment.
Excellent communication skills both written and interpersonal.
Hands On-Experience in ACL GRC (Audit Management & Analytics) will be an added advantage.