Principal Internal Auditor, Projects job at Communications Authority of Kenya

Vacancy title:
Principal Internal Auditor

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

Jobs at:

Communications Authority of Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, June 23 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, May 27 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary:

• Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, Internal Audit, the Principal Internal Auditor is
• responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity aimed at adding
• value and improving the operations of the Authority. This role requires expertise risk management,
• internal controls and governance processes.
• Undertake internal audits approved in annual plans or special requests/investigation from the Board and Management.
• Review systems of internal controls in compliance with relevant legislations, policies and regulations and report on the progress and results of review.
• Participate in conducting investigations and report on the progress and results of investigation.
• Assist on the implementation and execution of the Internal Audit strategic and risk-based annual audit plans.
• Assesses internal controls for financial and non-financial practices in compliance with relevant laws, regulations, policies and guidelines.
• Carry out procurement audits, compliance and governance audits for assurance.
• Carries out physical verification of all assets.
• Reviews quarterly management accounts and reconciliations.
• Participate in the preparation of the Department’s annual budget as well as monitoring of expenditure.
• Review the design and implementation of internal controls within the Authority to ensure that the financial statements are free from material misstatements and also prevent errors and fraud.
• Conduct follow up audits and propose value adding recommendations for improvement to management on matters such as cost reduction, improving efficiency, effective use of resources.
• Participates in the maintenance and documentation of Standards, policies and practices.

• A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
• Master’s degree added advantage.
• A minimum of eight (8) years relevant work experience, with a at least three (3) years in a supervisory role.
• A Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or any other recognized professional body in good standing.
• Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
The Authority offers a competitive package in line with its Human Resource Policies and Procedures and Public Service Guidelines.
Director level appointments shall be for a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance while the position of Deputy Director Human Resource Management shall be for three (3) years. The rest of the positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms.
The full details of the advertisement can be accessed on us/careers/
Documents to be submitted by the applicants
Applications should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following documents: -
• Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
• Certificate of Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
• Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
• Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).
• A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
• The Self-Declaration form from the EACC should indicate the respective position that is being applied for.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
Submission of Applications
The application letter indicating the specific position and reference number should be addressed to:
The Director General
Communications Authority of Kenya
P.O. Box 14448
Nairobi 00800.
Applicants are invited to submit applications via email address:  by Friday, 23rd June, 2023 at 5.00 p.m. East Africa Time.
The Authority is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified Kenyans including Persons Living with Disabilities 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: Friday, June 23 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 27-05-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 27-05-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 27-05-2066
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