Senior Specialist, Internal Audit job at Liberty Life

Vacancy title:
Senior Specialist, Internal Audit

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Insurance , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Liberty Life

Deadline of this Job:
08 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:

Purpose
Responsible for conducting risk based internal audits in line with the annual audit plan or as requested by the Board.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Plan and execute internal audits in accordance with International standards on professional practice of internal audit and department’s audits methodology
• Carry out detailed audit tests on all the company’s operations based on standard audit programmes in accordance with the approved Annual Audit Plan. This includes review of operations, highlighting areas of internal control weakness and making recommendations to improve efficiency
• Review internal control systems and make recommendations on improvements to ensure that such systems are up to date in safeguarding the organisation’s assets
• Ensure that all suggested improvements proposed during visits and audit reports have been implemented by continuous monitoring
• Develop new continuous improvement initiatives, evaluate the adequacy of internal control systems
• Gather adequate audit evidence to support findings and suggestions for improvement
• Audit Branch offices to ensure operations are in line with the set standards
• Work with the Head of Internal Audit in verifying compliance with all the relevant legislation and regulatory requirements
• Report risk management and internal control deficiencies identified to the Head of Internal Audit
• Keep abreast with compliance procedures and other applicable laws and regulations
• Undertake and complete internal audit plans within given timelines as directed by the Head of Internal Audit
• Maintain working papers in support of audits conducted
• Manage a variety of stakeholders and their expectations through regular communications

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Professional qualifications: CPA, CISA

EXPERIENCE
• At least 6 years working experience in internal Audit preferably in financial services
• Experience in data analytics and IT audit is an added advantage

COMPETENCIES
• Good interpersonal communications skills
• Stakeholders management skills
• Knowledge of relevant legislation
• Working knowledge of accounting and auditing computer packages
• Knowledge of professional standards
• Good grasp of auditing techniques
• Insurance concepts and procedures
• Ability to build lasting relationships and great networking skills
• Ability to manage various stakeholders and respond to business dynamics

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

If you meet the above requirements, you are encouraged to forward your application and updated CV to hr@libertylife.co.ke  by 8th January 2023 clearly state the job title on the subject heading. Liberty Life is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages diversity. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 08 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 20-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-12-2066
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