Principal Information Internal Auditor – Commercial Audits job at Safaricom Kenya
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Vacancy title:
Principal Information Internal Auditor – Commercial Audits

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Telecommunications , Category: Accounting ]

Jobs at:

Safaricom Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
30 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, November 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Brief posting description:
Reporting to the Senior Manager - Operations and Business Controls Audit, the position will be responsible for leading audit assignments, driving improvement of the business control environment and leading risk assessments for proactive identification of risks, assurance and advisory.
The position holder will also be responsible for supporting strategic business initiatives by advocating and enhancing the risk and control environment, and when appropriate, engaging, managing and reviewing the work of external consultants/advisors.

Key responsibilities:
• Participation in the overall development and delivery of the audit plan.
• Lead, plan, execute and communicate results of audit assignments as per the audit plan.
• Manage assignment level quality requirements in all audit work in conformance to Internal policies, standards (IPPF) and procedures for consistent quality audit results.
• Provide advisory support management on designing, implementing and enhancing business controls.
• Provide independent assurance in strategic projects and proactively recommend controls to mitigate risks.
• Follow up audit recommendations and validate the implementation of the closure actions.
• Provide support to Risk Management processes to ensure that business key risks are adequately assessed, mitigated and the assurance map appropriately updated.
• Provide automation of audit testing support for business controls.
• Provide timely and relevant reports on audit outcomes to support management and the Board on risk assurance and mitigation decisions.
• Keep abreast with the latest technology trends and provide input to mitigate emerging threats.


• Upper second-class degree in a Technical or Business field from a recognized University
• Fully qualified accountant – CPA (K) or ACCA. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification will be an added advantage.
• 6 - 8 years working experience in internal and/or external audit.
• Understanding of agile ways of working.
• Experience in the use of SQL and data analysis tools such as IDEA, ACL.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of management.
• Proven ability to lead audits and manage an audit team.
• Excellent reporting, communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
• Proven ability to self-start and effectively manage multiple assignments.
• Knowledge of technology assurance fundamentals is preferred.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2022  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 25-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-11-2065
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