Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Assurance job at Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA)

Vacancy title:
Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Assurance

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

Jobs at:

Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA)

Deadline of this Job:
31 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 04, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Assurance (1 POSITION) EPRA
REF: VA/14/6/2022

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Coordinating the internal audit risk identification, assessment and mitigation;
2. Coordinate the review of the internal audit policy documents;
3. Preparing audit programmes for review and approval by the Deputy Director Internal Audit;
4. Reviewing all the Audit Working Papers (AWPs) to ensure that the audit evidence gathered supports the audit findings as documented;
5. Coordinating development of audit report and evidence gathering and preservation;
6. Conducting audits to assess the effectiveness of Internal Controls, accuracy of financial records and efficiency of operations;
7. Analysing data obtained for evidence of deficiencies in internal controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud and compliance with relevant regulations and management policies & procedures;
8. Inspecting systems to determine their efficiency and protective value in the recording and management of resources;
9. Carrying out frequent system reviews to identify discrepancies of information and/or documentation for the purposes of reaching resolutions, ensuring accuracy of data and complying with established procedures;
10. Developing strategies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of operating systems;
11. Reviewing all audit reports and submitting them to the Deputy Director Internal Audit for finalization;
12. Monitoring the implementation of all audit recommendations and prepare a status report on quarterly basis;
13. Maintaining a data base of all communications and evidence regarding the audit follow up activities and actions taken;
14. Assist in developing the audit committee agenda
15. Ensuring conformity to acceptable standards, plans, budgets and schedules
16. Participating in the development and implementation of annual internal audit work plans and budgets;
17. Coaching and mentoring internal audit staff to ensure that there is succession planning in the department;
18. Assist in secretarial services to the Audit Committee of the Board;
19. Establishing and managing a risk register for internal audit department and update it frequently.

1. At least eight of (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of supervision;
2. Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Business Management (Accounting Option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
3. Master’s degree in Business Administration (Finance or Accounting option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
4. Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK); in good standing;
5. Proficiency in computer applications;
6. Demonstrated results in work performance;
7. A certificate in management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks (cumulative); and
8. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Job application procedure
Mandatory Requirements for all Positions
Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:
1. A Signed application letter;
2. A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating their current and previous employers, positions held, current and expected salary, level of education and names of at least three professional referees, two of which must be working in the current organization;
3. Copies of academic and professional certificates;
4. Copy of Birth Certificate; and
5. Copy of National Identification Card.

Interested and qualified individuals are required to submit their applications, quoting the reference number, through email  not later than 5.00 p.m. on 31st July 2022, addressed to the undersigned:

The Director General,
Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), P.O Box 42681 - 00100, Nairobi.

EPRA is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, female candidates, Persons with Disability (PWD) and marginalized are strongly encouraged to apply.


Shortlisted candidates will be required to avail original and copy of application letter, Curriculum Vitae; certified copies of the relevant academic and professional certificates; national identity card; birth certificate and valid clearance certificates from KRA; HELB; EACC; Credit Reference Bureau and Kenya Police as per chapter six of the Constitution during the interview.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 31 July 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 04-07-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-07-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-07-2065
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