Deputy Director, Internal Audit Job, Audit Kenyan Jobs March 2022,

Job description

Head of the Internal Audit department responsible for providing independent and objective assurance and auditing services to the Board and Management on the effectiveness of the Institute’s internal controls, governance processes, and risk management with an objective of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Institute’s operations.

Key Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities will entail: –

  • Overseeing development and implementation of Internal Audit Charter, Policies and Procedures;
  • Ensuring development and implementation of internal audit strategic plan, annual work plans, and budgets;
  • Presentation of internal audit reports to the Board Audit Committee;
  • Providing Secretarial duties to the Board Audit Committee;
  • Overseeing day to day activities of the department;
  • Coordinating Liaison with external auditors and other external assurance providers;
  • Providing advisory services to Management and the Board through consultancy
  • services to strengthen internal controls, risk management, and governance processes;
  • Coordinating the department’s internal audit assurance activities;
  • Ensuring preparation of final internal audit reports for presentation to Management and the Board;
  • Providing assurance to the Board and Management on the effectiveness of the
  • Institute’s risk management framework;
  • Coordinating Liaison and close working relationships with the law enforcement agencies, commissions and professional bodies on audit and investigation issues;
  • Evaluating progress and status of steps taken to address any current and past audit reports;
  • Facilitating presentation of annual external audit report to the Board Audit Committee;
  • Motivating and mentor staff in the department and ensuring good working environment
  • Appraising staff in the department.


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other relevant fields from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in accounting or other relevant fields from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum nine (9) years relevant work experience;
  • CPA (K) and CIA, CISA or any equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Active Member of ICPAK or IIA;
  • Leadership course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Computer skills in audit and accounting softwares; and
  • Fulfil the requirements for Chapter six (6) of the Constitution.


If you are interested, possess the necessary qualification and experience, kindly send your filled application form; cover letter; curriculum vitae, and certificates quoting the job title and reference as subject matter to the email below, on or before 12 April 2022 by 5:00 pm.

Email address: [email protected]

Hand-delivered applications should be submitted at Josim Instantaneous Consultium Limited Offices Located at Bazaar Plaza, Moi Avenue, Nairobi Fourth Floor Room No. D2

The public is notified of the following:

  • All applications MUST be received on or before 12 April 2022 by 5:00 pm.
  • KIPPRA is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability, females, marginalized and minorities are encouraged to apply
  • There are NO fees charged by KIPPRA for any application of these positions
  • Canvassing for any of these positions will result in disqualification of the candidate
  • ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted and will be required to avail the following documents during the interview:
  •  Original academic certificates
  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board
  • Clearance from Criminal Investigation Department
  • Clearance from Ethics and Anti–Corruption Commission
  • Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax Compliance Certificate)
  • Evidence of publications where required
  • Recommendation letter (s)
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