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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004213
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Director, Internal Audit/Chief Internal Auditor

Qualifications for Appointment:

  • Academic and Professional:
    • Possess a relevant Bachelor’s Degree (Finance, accounts, business, commerce, administration, or related field) from a recognized university.
    • Hold a Master’s degree in Finance/Accounting or its equivalent.
    • Certification as ICPA(K).
    • Membership in a recognized Professional Accounting body.
    • Membership in IIA in good standing.
  • Experience and Skills:
    • Have a minimum of 12 years of experience, with at least 3 years at the Deputy Director, Finance, or equivalent level.
    • Relevant qualifications and expertise in audit, financial management, or accounting with demonstrated experience and knowledge in risk management.
    • Exhibit outstanding professional competence in Financial Management.
    • Demonstrate high administrative capabilities.
    • Possess computer literacy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Internal Control Systems:
    • Provide advice to management on the adequacy of internal control systems in place.
  2. Audit Planning:
    • Formulate a risk-based Annual Audit Plan in consultation with management and the Audit and Risk Committee.
  3. Audit Implementation:
    • Execute the Annual Risk-based Audit Plan and conduct other special audit assignments as necessary.
  4. Report Preparation:
    • Prepare comprehensive audit reports to facilitate informed decision-making by management.
  5. Committee Facilitation:
    • Facilitate meetings of the Audit and Risk Committee on a quarterly basis.
  6. Fraud Investigation:
    • Conduct thorough investigations into suspected fraudulent activities within the institution and report findings accordingly.
  7. Follow-up Audits:
    • Conduct follow-up audits on issues raised in the Management Letter by external auditors and the systems audit report.
  8. Performance Appraisal:
    • Conduct staff performance appraisals within the unit as per agreed timelines.
  9. Information Systems:
    • Provide advice to management on the reliability and integrity of financial and other management information systems.
  10. Compliance Assurance:
    • Ensure the University adheres to statutory policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements related to financial management.
  11. Control Recommendations:
    • Recommend effective control and enterprise risk management measures after performing various audits.
  12. Operations Review:
    • Review specific operations at the request of the Audit Committee or management.
  13. Liaison with External Auditors:
    • Collaborate with external Auditors to ensure adequate follow-up of audit queries.
  14. Performance Contract Oversight:
    • Oversee the implementation of the Directorate’s Performance Contract.
  15. Other Duties:
    • Undertake any other duties as specified by the appointing authority or assigned by the Vice Chancellor from time to time.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Basic Salary: Kshs 209,694-283,087
  • House Allowances: Kshs 73,715
  • Other Allowances and Benefits: In accordance with terms of service for respective job grades or as determined by the Council.

Application Instructions:

  1. Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates, and curriculum vitae (CV) detailing qualifications, experience, and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone and e-mail contacts.
  2. Applications and related documents should be addressed to the Chair of Council, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197, 00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
  3. Applicants should state their current designations, salaries, and other benefits attached to those designations.
  4. The application letter subject should include the job

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