Senior Internal Auditor Job, Current Audit Jobs In Kenya,

Job Ref. No. JLIL103

Position: Senior Internal Auditor

Employment Terms: Permanent and Pensionable

Jubilee Insurance was established in August 1937, as the first locally incorporated Insurance Company based in Mombasa. Jubilee Insurance has spread its sphere of influence throughout the region to become the largest Composite insurer in East Africa, handling Life, Pensions, General and Medical Insurance. Today, Jubilee is the number one insurer in East Africa with over 450,000 clients. Jubilee Insurance has a network of offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Mauritius. It is the only ISO certified insurance group listed on the three East Africa stock exchanges – The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. Its regional offices are highly rated on leadership, quality and risk management and have been awarded an AA- in Kenya and Uganda, and an A+ in Tanzania. For more information, visit

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for Senior Internal Auditor within Jubilee Life Insurance Limited.

The position holder will report to the Head of Internal Audit, Life and will be based at Head Office in Nairobi.

Main Responsibilities

  • Promote a risk management and a compliance culture within the organization through effective stakeholder engagement and support in addressing audit exceptions.
  • Provide input during risk assessments and preparation of the Internal Audit Plan.
  • Review and prepare risk responsive audit programs for use in the auditing process.
  • Perform audit assignments from planning, fieldwork, and reporting for assigned audit projects.
  • Issue value adding recommendations / systemic fixes to address identified audit exceptions.
  • Ensure audit assignments are undertaken as per the Internal Auditing Standards and within the agreed timelines.
  • Preparations of audit working papers to support all audit work done and exceptions raised.
  • Perform first level peer review of team reports for quality before submission to management.
  • Follow up on implementation of audit recommendations and onward reporting of closure status.
  • Carry out regional Audit assignments when called upon by management or the Group Head of Internal Audit
  • Participate in the implementation of business Process Improvement and Data analysis for projects within the company.

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Actuarial, Information Technology or any other related degree from a recognized university.
  • CPA (K) qualification and or Qualifications in Statistics, Data Science or Equivalent
  • CISA qualifications or its equivalent.
  • Good Knowledge of the Insurance Industry
  • Proficiency with CAAT tools like IDEA

Functional Skills

  • Audit Preparation, Planning and Coordination
  • Internal Controls Assessment and testing.
  • Risk Assessments and Audit Report Writing.
  • Financial and Forensic Investigations
  • Ability to perform value for money reviews

Key Competencies

  • Market Awareness
  • Customer Focus
  • Continuous Innovation
  • Ownership & Commitment
  • Team Spirit


  • Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant experience within Internal Audit, preferably within the Insurance Industry.

How to Apply

If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, please apply via

[email protected] quoting the Job Reference Number and Position by 30th October 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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