Principal Internal Auditor (KMFRI Grade 5) job at Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI)
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Vacancy title:
Principal Internal Auditor (KMFRI Grade 5)

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

Jobs at:

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI)

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, August 17 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Mombasa, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 29 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Duties and responsibilities in this position will entail:
• Developing assurance engagement plans including identification and documentation of engagement objectives, engagement risks, materiality, sampling criteria, sample sizes and budgets.
• Monitoring progress of audit engagements to ensure that they are within time and financial budgets.
• Directing engagement opening and closing meetings with clients to ensure expectations are clearly identified, assessed, and met.
• Consolidating audit findings and recommendations documented by engagement team members and drafting and audit report for review by the Assistant Director, Internal Audit.
• Evaluating progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement audit recommendations received from internal and external audits;
• Developing and documenting work programs that achieve the engagement objectives.
• Providing leadership to engagement teams to ensure delivery on the engagement plan.
• Providing input in the preparation of the Internal Audit budget and work plan;
• Allocating work to engagement team members to ensure targets are effectively met;
• Preparing performance appraisal targets with Senior Internal Auditors to meet the Internal Audit function’s objectives;
• Reviewing financing agreements for projects and provide audit guidelines for project audits to auditors; and
• Monitor implementation of government circulars.
• Mentoring and guiding internal audit staff.

Requirements for appointment/Persons Specification
• At least six (6) years’ relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been in a position of Internal Auditor or equivalent position in the public or private sector;
• Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Information Technology, Natural Resource Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
• Minimum grade of C Plus (C+) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations, or its equivalent;
• Relevant professional qualification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) or equivalent;
• Membership to relevant professional bodies such as Institute of Certified Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA), Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA), or equivalent, in good standing;
• Experience in the use of data analysis / Computer Aided Audit Tools (CAATS) tools;
• Proficiency in computer applications;
• Attended a supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks or equivalent, from a recognized institution;
• Demonstrated good results in work performance; and
• Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.

Other Key Competencies and Skills
• Strong communication and reporting skills;
• Strong analytical and numerical skills;
• Strong organization and interpersonal skill;
• Mentoring, coaching and leadership skills;
• Conflict management; and
• Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the KMFRI Job Application Form, attach their testimonials, certificates, copy of their National Identification Card (ID) and Curriculum Vitae (CV).
• Submit their applications both in HARD and SOFT COPY, and envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and sent to the address below not later than Monday, 17th July 2023.
• The Director General,
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
P. O. Box 81651 – 80100,
Silos Road, English Point, Mkomani,
Mombasa, KENYA
• SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES in compliance with the Chapter Six of the Constitution will be required to present originals of the following documents:
• Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
• Clearance/Compliance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
• Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
• Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
• Clearance from recognized Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
• Only SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES will be contacted and shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates during the interviews.
• Any canvassing will lead to AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, August 17 2023
Duty Station: Mombasa
Posted: 28-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-06-2066
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