Internal Auditor

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004745
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Industry Finance
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description

Internal Auditor

University: Umma University

Location: Kenya

Position Overview: The Internal Auditor is responsible for the overall functioning of the Internal Audit Department, ensuring the effectiveness and adequacy of controls, risk management, and governance processes. The role involves reporting to the Audit, Risk Management & Compliance Committee of the University and University Management on audit findings and recommendations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Report to the Audit, Risk Management & Compliance Committee and University Management on audit findings and recommendations.
  2. Coordinate internal audit activities with external auditors.
  3. Act as Secretary to the Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee of Council.
  4. Develop and implement Internal Audit strategic and operational audit plans and control internal audit departmental budget.
  5. Develop, implement, and revise internal audit policies and procedures.
  6. Appraise the effectiveness of the risk management department regularly.
  7. Assist management in developing and implementing risk management strategies.
  8. Provide assurance to University Management and the Council on the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of internal controls.
  9. Develop and implement optimal organizational structures in the Internal Audit Department.
  10. Set human capital targets, manage staffing levels, and conduct quarterly performance reviews.


  1. Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) finance or accounting field.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/Business Management (Accounting/Finance option) or related field.
  3. CPA, CISA, ACCA Final, or equivalent professional body certification.
  4. Registered member of ICPAK, ACCA, or an equivalent professional body.
  5. At least five (5) years of relevant work experience.
  6. Practical knowledge of Computer Aided Audit Techniques (CAATS) is an added advantage.
  7. Proficiency in relevant Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) modules.

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Strong communication and diplomacy skills.
  2. Good analytical skills.
  3. Planning and organizing abilities.
  4. Integrity and honesty.
  5. Report writing skills.
  6. Advanced systems skills, Advanced excel, ACL analytics.

How to Apply: For more information and to apply, interested candidates should refer to the original job posting.

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