Senior Officer, Audit & Risk at Women Enterprise Fund

July 9, 2024
Application ends: July 29, 2024

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Deadline date:
July 29, 2024

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Ensure that accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to.
  • Check risk management activities and assess compliance with internal policies, tax regulations and other statutory guidelines.
  • Assist in developing audit management systems and internal audit programs.
  • Assist in the interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control.
  • Participate in developing and updating an internal audit manual to facilitate compliance with auditing standards and guidelines.
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of annual audit plans.
  • Undertake specific audit assignments and prepare detailed audit observations and draft reports.
  • Conduct financial and systems audit & assist in ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other statutory requirements.
  • Ensure audit checks, verification of payments to ensure validity and accuracy.
  • Assist in ensuring that the accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the audit management systems.
  • Assist in following up on the resolution of external audit queries and implementation of external audit recommendations.
  • Participate in conducting institutional risk evaluation and efficiency audit.
  • Carry out review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems.
  • Undertake special audit investigations as may be required from time to time.
  • Any other lawful duty that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-

  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Business Administration /Business Management.
  • Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent.
  • Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least five (5) years.
  • Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Valid membership from Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
  • Membership from Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)or Information System and Control Association (ISACA) in good standing.
  • Possession of qualifications in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA) will be an added advantage.
  • Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards,principles and procedures
  • Communication skills both oral and written
  • IT proficiency and experience in working with large and complex data sets
  • Proactive and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines