Deputy Director, Internal Audit job at The Office of the Auditor-General (OAG)

Vacancy title:
Deputy Director, Internal Audit

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting ]

Jobs at:

The Office of the Auditor-General (OAG)

Deadline of this Job:
18 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Duties and Responsibilities

• Coordinate and monitor internal audit operations, including assisting in training, and evaluating the performance of staff;
• Identify and evaluate the OAG’s audit risk areas and participate in the development of the annual audit plan;
• Coordinate the overall performance of audit procedures by the internal audit staff, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures;
• Participate in interviews, reviewing documents, developing and administering surveys, composing summary memos, and preparing working papers;
• Provide leadership in the identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations for improvement;
• Lead the internal audit directorate’s quality assurance and improvement program activities;
• Monitor the individual staff performance in line with quality standards and timelines to ensure the achievement of the directorate objectives;
• Ensure adherence to the code of conduct by the audit teams to maintain quality reporting standards and integrity during the audit process;
• Coach and mentor staff members within the directorate to enhance work performance as set out in the appraisal schemes;
• Lead in entry and exit meetings with various departments.

Requirements for Appointment
• A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university preferably in the field’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance Option) Economics, or in any other relevant disciplines from a recognized institution;
• Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or its recognized equivalent qualification; OR A Master’s degree in any of the following: Commerce, Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Strategic Management or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Certified Information Systems Auditor or CIA Qualification will be an added advantage;
• Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
• Registered member of the Institute of Internal Auditors in good standing or its recognized equivalent professional body;
• At least 12 years of practical experience in auditing in a reputable organization three (of which must have been at the level of a Principal Auditor or its equivalent and comparable position.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 144

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 18 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 16-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-11-2065
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