Assistant Internal Auditor

Date Posted: Aug. 16, 2021, 4:58 p.m.

Job Description

Job Ref. ZU/10/25/139

The ideal candidate is a character of high levels of integrity that is performance oriented, a self-driven professional with good analytical and report writing skills with a keen eye on details.

S/he must be a highly committed individual who is a team player, proactive, customer focused and dedicated to offering service while providing solutions and support in a timely manner.

S/he must be committed and able to go the extra mile.


Duties and Responsibilities

The position holder will be responsible for the following amongst others:

Contributing to preparation of risk based audit plan and programs for the audit engagement;

Conducting in accordance to the auditing standards financial, operations, systems and compliance audits to complex operations;

Assisting in establishing a follow up mechanism on agreed recommendations on financial, operational and regulatory deficiencies reported during past audits;

Obtaining information directly or indirectly through examination of records or interview the auditee;

Conducting risk management activities within organizations;

Safeguarding institutions assets by establishing appropriate means of verifying their existence, ownership and valuation;

Checking that financial reports and records are accurate and reliable;

Reviewing and evaluating the system of internal controls, assess their adequacy, effectiveness and proposing recommendations for their improvement;

Ensuring institution compliance to the laid down policies and applicable laws;

Preparing audit working papers properly documenting the work performed;

Collating, checking and analyzing spreadsheet data;

Drafting of audit reports and communications on work performed for review;

Conducting and coordinating quality management systems audit as per ISO 9001:2015;

Collaborating and assist the internal auditor through gathering information needed for the annual external audits;

Compiling follow up reports for presentation to the management.


Qualification & Experience

Bachelors’ Degree in a business related field from a recognized University;

At least a CPA/ACCA finalist;

Working experience in an ERP environment;

At least one (1) year experience in internal audit function or in a well-established audit firm;

Experience or a qualification in QMS 9001:2015 and / or a Certified Information Systems Auditor qualification is an added advantage.


How To Apply

Interested applicants to send their application letters and updated CVs via the email address -[email protected] quoting the job reference number e.g (Job Ref. ZU/10/25/107) as the subject, indicating the current and expected salary.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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