Director Internal Audit job at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Vacancy title:
Director Internal Audit

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

Jobs at:

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Deadline of this Job:
30 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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REF NO: NEMA/MNG/IA/26/4/2022

Job Specifications
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail but not limited to:
• Coordinating development, implementation and review of audit management systems of the Authority;
• Providing secretarial services to the Board Audit Committee;
• Leading development and implementation of a risk based audit strategy and annual plans for the Authority;
• Planning and overseeing audits to assess controls, operational and technical efficiencies and compliance with relevant policies, procedures and regulations;
• Ensuring continuous risk assessment and oversight of Authority’s effort to implement the risk management framework;
• Ensuring verification of financial records to ascertain validity, accuracy and adherence to the accounting procedures;
• Liaising with the Office of the Auditor General and ensuring follow-up on implementation of internal and external audit recommendations;
• Driving operational improvements throughout the organization to ensure the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which Authority’s resources and assets are utilized;
• Directing implementation and compliance of internal controls and identify and
• correct any deficiencies;
• Preparing, reviewing and submitting audit reports to the Director General and the Audit Committee of the Board;
• Ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity;
• Supervising, appraising and developing internal audit staff to ensure maintenance of high audit standards within the audit function;
• Undertaking selected planned and special audit assignments;
• Submitting quarterly and annual performance reports

Requirements for appointment
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -
• Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• A minimum period of fifteen (15) years in relevant work experience and at least five (5) years in a Senior management position in the Public Service or Private Sector;
• Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
• Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK) or Institute of Internal Auditors of Kenya (IIA-Kenya) and/or Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE-Kenya) or any other relevant professional body in good standing;
• Proficiency in computer applications
• Good Communication skills
• Demonstrated results in work performance and;
• Fulfilled the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 180

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
Email applications to be sent to
Hand delivered or posted applications, as appropriate, should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked to;
The Director General
National Environment Management Authority
1st Floor, NEMA Headquarters
Popo Road, Off Mombasa Road
P.O. Box 67839 – 00200
The reference number of the job applied for should be clearly indicated on the envelope and application letter.

• Successful candidates will be expected to fulfill the requirements of chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
• NEMA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Any form of Canvasing by any candidate will lead to automatic disqualification.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 May 2022
Duty Station: Kenya
Posted: 17-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-05-2065
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