Internal Audit Associate Job Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
September 26, 2023

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Job Description

What you will do:

  • Auditing and assessing all aspects of the company’s network applications, including software, programs, security, and communications
  • Plan and execute the day-to-day activities of IT audit engagement for a variety of clients including testing controls over information security, systems change management, system development, and IT operations
  • Inspect company’s IT policies and procedures, perform evaluation of control design; and carry out assessment of the effectiveness of company internal controls concerning IT processes and systems to help ensure company’s IT compliance programs are achieved
  • Coordinate internal/external IT audits and assessments. Organize, track, and ensure the remediation of IT audit or assessment findings and recommendations
  • Perform information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance
  • Audit IT solutions, systems and configurations, user access controls, and settings periodically to ensure compliance with established policy and guidelines
  • Develop, maintain and coordinate the testing of IT Business Continuity and Incident Response plans. Coordinate the implementation of these plans with the organization and report anomalies to senior management and applicable committees
  • Report any information security incident to the Internal Audit and Risk Manager. Assist with coordination and documentation of the response to an information security incident according to established policies and procedures, as requested
  • Apply data analysis techniques to evolve the audit process and develop repeatable analytics
  • Evaluate internal systems for efficiency, problems, and inaccuracies, and develop and maintain protocols for handling, processing, and cleaning data
  • Assists and trains other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems
  • Conduct operational, compliance and financial audits, as assigned, prepare and presents written and oral reports and other technical information in a pertinent, concise, and accurate manner.
  • Keep abreast of emerging technologies with the IT environment and help in developing audit plans to counter whatever risks that might be associated with the application of such technologies
  • Perform other related duties as requested by supervisor.

What we are looking for:

  • Degree, preferably in Information Technology or a business-related discipline
  • At least one (1) year of experience in IT, IT Audit or Data Analytics with a reputable organization
  • Professional certifications in ITincluding CISA would be highly desirable
  • A 2nd level ACCA or CPA/CIA/CISA will be an added advantage
  • Possess advanced knowledge of network and application vulnerability assessment, IT practices, risk assessment practices, change control, data privacy, and business continuity
  • Strong proficiency and skills with database applications in at least one major database platform including Access and MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, Microsoft Office and other related technologies
  • Working knowledge of network security and common protocols (TCP/IP, VPN, Firewalls, etc.)
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules, and regulations, risk management frameworks, procedures, and practices