Principal Audit/Risk Officer job at Kabete National Polytechnic
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Vacancy title:
Principal Audit/Risk Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education, and Training , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Kabete National Polytechnic

Deadline of this Job:
29 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, August 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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KNP/2022/3 Principal Audit/Risk Officer (1 post)
Terms of Service KNP/5 (Permanent)
Salary Scale KShs 49,000 × 2170 – 51,170 × 2,550 – 53,720 × 2,650 – 56,370 × 2,780 – 59,120 × 2920 – 62,040 × 3,000 – 65,120 × 3,440 – 68,560 × 3,590 – 72,150 × 3,790 – 75,940 × 3,810 – 79,740 × 3,810 – 83,550 × 3,810 – 87,360 p.m.
House Allowance As applicable in Nairobi County

a) Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: -
i. Carrying out audit inspections of Institute’s records.
ii. Carrying out audit checks and identifying any accounting errors.
iii. Collecting data on periodical financial returns, estimates and expenditure.
iv. Participating in developing and updating internal audit manual.
v. Stocktaking and carrying out risk assessment, corruption risk assessment and anticorruption awareness activities.
vi. Examining vouchers, cashbooks, ledgers confirming the propriety and accuracy of the transactions; auditing of systems and processes.
vii. Undertaking audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports.
viii. Carrying out institutional risk evaluation, and efficiency audit. ix. Conducting financial and systems audit.
x. Selecting, evaluating and implementing risks mitigation strategies.
xi. Reporting on risks status and mitigation actions. xii. Monitoring risk exposure and advice the management.
xiii. Identifying, analyzing, integrating and assessing areas of risks.

b) Requirements for Appointment
For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: -
i. Served in the grade of Internal Auditor II or in a comparable position for a minimum period of at least four (4) years.
ii. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
iii. Passed Part III of Professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA, ACA, CIA, CISA, CRISC or ACMA from a recognized institution.
iv. Be a registered member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) (Kenya Chapter) or any other a relevant professional body.
v. Demonstrate proficiency in computer use and applications.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Job application procedure
Besides the job specific requirements, All interested applicants must have the following individual qualities:
i. Organizational, managerial and administrative skills;
ii. Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions;
iii. Ability to work with minimum supervision; iv. Creativity and innovativeness;
v. Professionalism and integrity;
vi. Interpersonal skills including being a team player;
vii. Effective communication skills;
viii. Effective Oral/Written Communication skills; ix. Target setting; Administration skills; Team leadership; and
ix. Problem solving.

Interested qualified persons are requested to download the fillable PDF application forms, fill and submit via email to  and also copy to  so as to reach the undersigned on or before Monday August 29th, 2022 11 am. No hard copies of the applications will be processed.
Kabete National Polytechnic is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, Women and Persons Living with Disability (PWD) or from marginalized groups or minority communities are encouraged to apply.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 29 August 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 05-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-08-2065
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