Audit Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Audit Officer

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) is a State Corporation established through an Act of Parliament; Act Number 33 of 26th October 2012.

The Authority is mandated with effectively managing the road transport sub-sector, minimizing road traffic accidents and loss of lives resulting therefrom.

Pursuant to this mandate, the Authority seeks to recruit an initiative-taking, and results oriented candidates to fill the following position:

Grade NTSA 7

Ref: NTSA/09/2023/34

The officer will be responsible to the Principal Officer, Internal Audit to conduct the supportive role in internal audit activities and processes of the Audit Department.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate the system of internal controls, assess their adequacy, effectiveness and propose recommendations for their improvement;
  • Contribute to the preparation of risk-based audit plan and programs for the audit engagement;
  • Conduct in accordance with the auditing standards segments of financial, operations, systems and compliance audits to operations;
  • Obtain information directly or indirectly through examination of records or interview the auditee;
  • Safeguard the authority’s assets by establishing appropriate means of verifying their existence, ownership and valuation;
  • Prepare audit working papers properly documenting the work performed;
  • Draft monthly audit reports and communications on work performed for review;
  • Assist in establishing a follow-up mechanism on agreed recommendations on financial, operational and regulatory deficiencies reported during past audits; and
  • Carry out special audits as may be directed by the Manager, Internal Audit.

Skills and Competencies

  • At least four (4) years of relevant work experience in the Public/Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Economics or a related field from a recognized institution;
  • Passed Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination; Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA);
  • Supervisory Course is an added advantage;
  • Computer proficiency;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution; and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in the above position are expected to meet the qualification and experience requirements detailed in our website

Applications should be deposited at the Authority’s Head Office Reception, 316 Upper Hill Chambers Ground floor, 2nd Ngong Avenue, or posted to;

The Director General,
National Transport and Safety Authority,
P.O. Box 3602-00506,

All applications should be received not later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 1st November 2023

NTSA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and gender equality.

Youth, Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.