Sidian Bank Officer – Internal Audit

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004395
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Sidian Bank Officer – Internal Audit Opportunities in Kenya

Job Purpose:

The role focuses on conducting objective, independent, and reliable assessments of the Bank’s risk management activities, compliance with regulations, and internal control environment. The position involves executing audit duties in planning, coordinating, reviewing, and reporting in accordance with professional auditing standards and bank audit requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Audit Planning:

  • Plan and execute risk-based and compliance audits as per the work plan.
  • Develop audit programs and testing procedures for risk, compliance, and audit objectives.
  • Assess key processes during assignment planning based on risk assessments.
  • Identify internal control issues for key risk processes to ensure thorough testing.

Audit Execution:

  • Conduct audit procedures to verify control design and effectiveness.
  • Ensure successful completion of assigned audit engagements, including preplanning and wrap-up activities.
  • Prepare audit files for allocated assignments and ensure proper sign-off and filing of working papers.
  • Perform spot checks on critical areas like cash counts.
  • Evaluate and advise management on achieving statutory/legal compliance.


  • Prepare draft audit reports highlighting identified risks and root causes.
  • Discuss audit findings and recommendations with directors and department heads.
  • Communicate control issues, offering practical solutions relevant to business and risks.
  • Submit timely, quality audit reports for review.

Monitoring and Follow-Up:

  • Monitor implementation progress of agreed management action plans.
  • Conduct tracking and follow-up audits, reporting observed gaps.
  • Cultivate productive relationships with clients and staff.
  • Undertake ad-hoc/special investigations and reviews as requested.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Follow guidance from the Internal Audit Manager.
  • Make recommendations guided by approved policies, standard operating procedures, relevant Acts, regulations, and professional standards.

Academic Background:

  • University degree in business, preferably in accounting or finance from a recognized institution.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of auditing experience or a minimum of 5 years in bank operations.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Team player.
  • Report writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to travel frequently for extended periods on short notice.

Professional Certification:

  • CPA and/or CIA and/or CISA.

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