Director, Internal Audit & Risk Assurance job at Retirement Benefits Authority

Vacancy title:
Director, Internal Audit & Risk Assurance

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

Jobs at:

Retirement Benefits Authority

Deadline of this Job:
06 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

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

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Job Requirements
• A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Business Administration, Business Management (Accounting Option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
• A masters degree in business administration (Finance or Accounting option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• A Certified Internal Auditor – CIA;
• A Certified Public Accountant - CPA or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – ACCA;
• Certification in information System Audit – CISA;
• Certification in Risk Management Assurance Professional – CRMA;
• Member in good standing with Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK) and any other professional body;
• At least twelve (12) years’ relevant work experience with at least five (5) years’ experience in a managerial role;
• A certificate in leadership from a course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
• Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results;
• Proficiency in Computer Applications; and,
• Fulfil the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution.

Job Specifications
• Overseeing planning, designing, developing, implementing and monitoring the annual and three years rolling strategic risk-based Audit Services work plan;
• Providing independent and objective assurance and advice on the Enterprise Risk Management policy framework;
• Developing and monitoring the directorates’ budget and performance management of the Internal Audit Team;
• Overseeing the review and development of the Internal Audit policy documents to conform with the prevailing professional standards and regulations;
• Initiating development and implementation of the Audit, Risk Management & Governance Committee and Internal Audit charter;
• Providing secretariat services to the Audit, Risk Management & Governance Committee of the Board;
• Coordinating with external auditors and other assurance providers and advisors as necessary;
• Reviewing and providing assurance on the annual Board statement on enterprise risk management;
• Coordinating provision of advisory services as requested by Management and or the Audit & Risk Management & Governance Committee; and,
• Reporting to the Audit, Risk Management & Governance at the required intervals on the progress of the annual audit work plan, investigations, enterprise risk advisory work or any other ad hoc activity.

Key Competencies and Skills
• Report and cabinet memorandum writing skills;
• Strategic thinking and leadership skills ;
• Analytical and interpersonal skills;
• Communication and negotiation skills;
• Mentoring and coaching skills; and,
• Team player.

Work Hours:

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: 06 December 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 16-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-11-2066
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