Internal Auditor Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Internal Auditor

Our client is seeking to hire an Internal Auditor who will be responsible for evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes within the organization.

This role involves conducting internal audits, assessing financial and operational processes, and providing recommendations to enhance efficiency and compliance.


  • Risk Assessment: Evaluate and identify potential risks in various business operations and provide recommendations to improve risk management practices.
  • Compliance Audit: Conduct comprehensive audits to ensure adherence to company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements and implement control measures to prevent future non-compliance incidents.
  • Operational Efficiency: Assess and enhance operational processes and controls to improve efficiencies and overall effectiveness and provide recommendations to streamline processes and improve overall operational efficiency.
  • Reporting and Documentation: Prepare and present audit reports to management and monitor the progress and implementation of action plans resulting from audits.
  • Internal Audits and Controls Evaluation: Conduct periodic assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of internal control mechanisms, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of implemented internal controls.
  • Process Audits: Examine various operational processes within the organization, such as procurement, production, inventory management, sales, and distribution. Continuously identify risks, improving controls, and ensuring adherence to established policies.
  • Inventory Verification: Verify the accuracy of inventory records through physical counts and reconciliations with the company's records and give recommendations on how to solve the inventory discrepancies and control measures on any potential losses.
  • Financial Analysis and Reporting: Assess the financial performance, liquidity, and profitability, providing insights to management about potential financial risks or opportunities.
  • Fraud Detection and Prevention: Play a role in detecting and preventing fraud within the organization. Assess the company's anti-fraud measures, conduct investigations when necessary, and recommend improvements to strengthen fraud prevention efforts.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in internal audit, preferably within the FMCG industry.
  • Relevant professional certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) will be considered an asset.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, auditing standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Proficient in using audit software and data analytics tools.
  • Solid understanding of risk assessment techniques and internal control frameworks.
  • High ethical standards and professionalism.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Internal Auditor - FMCG) to before 26th January 2024