Internal Audit Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Internal Audit Officer

Job overview
To provide support in the Internal Audit department through conducting audits of operational processes and information systems to ensure compliance with established standards and guidelines. This position is responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls, identifying areas of improvement, and contributing to the overall risk management strategy


  • Audit the company’s financial records, statements, and reports, verifying accuracy and consistency.
  • Audit the company’s information systems, assessing compliance with data security and storage requirements.
  • Assist in developing risk based annual audit plans detailing the scope, nature and of timing of audit activities for Board Audit Committee approval.
  • Perform internal audits in accordance with the risk based annual audit plan and report all audit exceptions with recommendations to the Manager Internal Audit.
  • Review the internal controls, policies, and procedures for effectiveness.
    Draft and present reports of findings and analysis; identifies and recommends revisions and improvements to accounting practices and procedures.
  • Prepare working papers for the various audits as per IAS.
    Follow up on implementation of the Internal Audit queries.
  • Discuss the audit findings and recommendations with the Head of Internal Audit and agree on the practical and applicable recommendations for further discussion with HOD’s.
  • Following up with HOD’s to ensure that agreed audit recommendations are implemented within the agreed timeline.
  • Reviewing monthly and quarterly the Company`s financials to ensure they reflect a true and fair view of the Company’s performance.
  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit in preparing the audit reports for presentation to the Board Audit Committee.
  • Conduct continuous audits.
  • Maintaining accurate records to support and satisfy audit tests.
  • Performance of ad hoc assignments as required (e.g. investigations, advisory engagements).
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.


  1. Bachelors’ degree in Commerce/Accounting /Finance or related discipline.
  2. Holder of CPA (K) or ACCA
  3. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) will be an added advantage.
  4. A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience is mandatory.
  5. Experience in Financial Sector – Insurance and Banking will be an added advantage

Skills and competencies

  • Extensive knowledge of general financial accounting and reporting.
  • Extensive knowledge of information systems security.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Experience in use of CAAT tools.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Application letters and copy of current CV in one document with names of and addresses of three referees should be sent by email to so as to reach us on or before 24th October 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.