Internal Auditor job at Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB)

Vacancy title:
Internal Auditor

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

Jobs at:

Office of the Controller of Budget (OCOB)

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, May 14 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 30 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose:
This position is responsible for providing independent assurance on the effectiveness of OCOB internal control systems, risk assurance framework, and the governance structure.
Key Responsibilities/ Duties / Tasks:
Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities
• Developing, implementing, and reviewing internal audit policies, strategies, frameworks, work plans, legislation, guidelines, systems, procedures, and regulations on internal audit;
• Verifying source documents to support withdrawals from the Equalization Fund, Consolidated Fund, County Revenue Funds, and any other public fund which by an Act of Parliament requires approval of the Controller of Budget for withdrawal from that fund;
• Collating and analyzing data related to the budgetary ceilings by Parliament on National and County Governments expenditure in line with Section 5(d) of the Controller of Budget Act, 2016;
• Investigating, preparing special reports, and making recommendations;
• Undertaking financial, operations, and information technology systems audits and submit reports;
• Reviewing debt financial requirements in the agreements/contracts to confirm the accuracy of payments;
• Updating and maintaining exchequer control tracking for public debt;
• Developing, implementing, and reviewing the Internal Audit and Risk Charter;
• Undertaking risk-based, value-for-money, and systems audits as per auditing standards;
• Safeguarding the documents on pensions, gratuities, and allowances and preparing reports;
• Analyzing and making comments on national planning documents including the Budget Policy Statement, Budget Review Outlook Papers and preparing reports;
• Analyzing debt management data for carrying out the debt sustainability analysis and preparing public debt reports;
• Capacity building in public participation on internal controls, quality assurance, and risk management;
• Promoting Business Process Re-engineering (BPR); and
• Fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good corporate citizenship.

Job Dimensions:
Financial Responsibility
• Reviewing County Government Exchequer Requests
• Preparing and monitoring the execution of OCOB county office budget
Responsibility for Physical Assets Responsible for the assets assigned by the office of the Controller of Budget as per the office’s asset register
Decision-Making / Job Influence
• Financial
• Analytical

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills):
Academic qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies
• Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) or Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
• Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or any other relevant recognized professional body;
• Registered with either Institute of Internal Auditors (IAA) or Information Systems Auditors and Control Association (ISACA);
• Membership in good standing of the relevant professional body;
Previous relevant work experience required:
• Served in the grade of an Internal Audit Assistant for a minimum of four (4) years or at least six (6) years’ experience in a relevant field.
Functional Skills, Behavioral Competencies/Attributes:
• Certificate in a management 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; and
• Demonstrated professional competence and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.
• Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae indicating your current remuneration, home county, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, and copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card.
• You should also provide the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information and documents in the job application.
• Upon being successful and granted an offer of employment, the successful candidate MUST present clearances and satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 by providing copies of the following;
• Tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
• Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
• Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB
• Clearance Form from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
• Applications should be sent by post or hand delivered to our office addressed to:
• The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 Nairobi
• So as to reach the Office of the Controller of Budget by 14th May, 2024 at 5.00 pm.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, May 14 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 30-04-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 30-04-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 30-04-2066
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