Internal Audit and Risk Assurance job at National Government Affirmative Action Fund

Vacancy title:
Internal Audit and Risk Assurance

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

Jobs at:

National Government Affirmative Action Fund

Deadline of this Job:
24 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Ref: NGAAF/02/02/2023
Reporting functionally to the Board and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer, the Internal Auditor and Risk Assurance Officer will be responsible for:-
• Overseeing the development, implementation and review of policies, procedures, frameworks, strategies, plans, legislations, standards and regulations on audit;
• Providing leadership in the alignment and harmonization of governance, transparency and accountability mechanisms with Public Finance Management Act in regard to the finances and assets of the Fund;
• Overseeing the development and implementation fraud investigation and anti-corruption guidelines;
• Facilitating risk-based, value- for- money and systems audits aimed at strengthening internal control mechanisms;
• Overseeing audit inspections of Fund’s records;
• Providing secretariat services for the Risk and Audit Committee of the Fund;
• Facilitating investigations when there are indicators of fraudulent practices within the Fund;
• Overseeing preparation and submission of audit reports;
• Ensuring that appropriate institutional policies, procedures and good business practices are followed by the Fund;
• Evaluating the adequacy and reliability of information available to management for making decisions with regard to the entity and its operations;
• Advising the Board and Management on audit matters relating to audit queries and process;
• Ensuring implementation of recommendations of audit reports;
• Spearheading the development and implementation of the Department’s budgets, performance contracts and staff performance appraisal; and
• Ensuring compliance with principles of good governance, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity.

Qualifications For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -
• Served in the grade of Deputy Director, Internal Audit and Risk Assurance for a minimum period of four (4) years or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of twelve (12) years, five (5) of which shall be at management level;
• Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce, Economics, Mathematics, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce, Economics, Mathematics, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Kenya or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution where applicable;
• Registration with a relevant professional body in good standing;
• Certificate in leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
• Proficiency in computer applications;
• Met the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution;
• Demonstrated professional and administrative competence in work performance; and
• Exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of audit functions.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above positions. Each application should be accompanied by a CV with names of three professional referees, daytime telephone contact, a cover letter indicating the position applied for in the subject header and all relevant certificates and testimonials addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
National Government Affirmative Action Fund
P.O. BOX 48272-00100
NAIROBI And Send via mail to:  Or hand delivered to:
The Chief Executive Officer
National Government Affirmative Action Fund ABSA Building, 16th floor
P.O BOX 48272-00100
NAIROBI The applications should be received on or before 24th March, 2023 at 5:00pm

Please note:
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
• Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification
• The National Government Affirmative Action Fund is committed toavailing equal opportunities to ALL KENYANS. Female candidates, youths and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
• Successful candidates will be appointed on a three (3) years contract period renewable subject to satisfactory performance

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 March 2023  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 01-03-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-03-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-03-2065
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