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

Vacancy title:
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
• Evaluate the internal controls and governance process for the Office of the Auditor-General;
• Evaluate and assess risk management control and governance process in order to add value and give assurance to the Office;
• Evaluate the adequacy of internal controls and governance processes and recommend appropriate interventions to the Auditor-General;
• Advice the Auditor-General on improvements in controls and governance procedures;
• Continuously review OAG business process and assess compliance with laws, policies and procedures;
• Oversee the development of the annual internal audit plan based on identified risks;
• Undertake investigation on reported occurrence of fraud, embezzlement and waste within the organization;
• Communicate the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations on a timely basis to the audit committee and the Auditor General;
• Oversee the overall performance of Internal Audit procedures by identifying and defining audit, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures;
• Co-ordinate identification, development, and documentation of internal audit issues and recommendations for improvement;
• Co-ordinate the Internal Audit Directorate’s quality control and improvement programme activities;
• Provide leadership in the planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring of internal audit operations.

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 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 15 years of practical experience in auditing from a reputable organization three (of which must have been at the level of a Deputy Director or its equivalent and comparable position.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 180

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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