Bridge Talent Management

Internal Auditor – HealthCare

Nairobi County, Nairobi, Kenya
January 26, 2024
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Job Description

Our client, a private health facility, is looking for an internal Auditor, An experienced Finance Professional adept at developing and implementing robust Internal Controls that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, reliability of financial reporting, and compliance with internal policies. 

Key strengths include: 

Engaging with key stakeholders to scope business processes, 

Ensuring that internal control identifies and neutralizes potential risks; 

Strong analytical skills, 

Ensuring the reliability

accuracy of financial reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

a)Review and Evaluate the Operating areas

  • Perform operational and financial audit assignments and other audit services identified by the Director.
  • Identify areas/activities requiring audit review through observations made during audit assignments.
  • Obtain an understanding of the systems of control for each auditable area by reviewing policies and procedures, communicating with staff, and observing processes.
  • Design and perform audit programs that adequately test the effectiveness of controls, compliance with established policies and procedures, and compliance with federal and state laws and regulations by using standard audit techniques.
  • Prepare and maintain completed audit work papers, documenting the basis for the recommendations made relative to the audit assignments.
  • Thoroughly perform reviews to propose meaningful recommendations.
  • Assist in the development of risk analyses and annual audit plans.
  • Complete assignments in an efficient manner with minimal interference with operations.

b)Communicate Audit Findings and Recommendations.

  • Describe each system examined to identify controls adequately, using acceptable documentation methods.
  • Report all significant findings to the Director.
  • Prepare written reports for each audit conducted.
  • Make timely evaluations of current audit procedures and goals and propose changes in them as situations warrant.

c)Obtain Statistics and Information Necessary to Accurately Maintain an Audit Risk System.

  • Collect accurate and consistent information needed to maintain a risk assessment system for all auditable areas, as established.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the risk assessment system by identifying valid information and significant changes.

d)Maintain Knowledge of Professional Auditing Standards.

  • Maintain awareness of changes in auditing principles and practices and related areas to maintain professional competence.
  • Comply with the standards of professional practice and internal auditing as established by the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance from a reputable university. Masters an added advantage
  • Proven Experience in accounting or auditing.
  • Minimum of (5) years of experience in audit and controls of a healthcare organization
  • Must be a member of ICPAK
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • High degree of accuracy, especially with data entry.
  • Word processing skills.
  • Proper Organizational skills.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Computer programs including database applications, spreadsheets, and word processing with experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Analyzing and solving complex problems and issues.
  • Providing excellent customer service skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Applying the principles and practices of internal auditing procedures
  • Working effectively independently, managing tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintaining confidentiality of UW Health records and systems

Bridge Talent Management

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya