About the Role

REF: KyU/NT/090/01/2023

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coordination of Internal Audit Departments’ activities, including staff training and development;
  • Ensure preparation , approval by the Audit Committee and implementation of annual audit plan;
  • Ensure proper interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control;
  • Develop and update the Internal Audit Charter for approval by University Council;
  • Periodically review the Risk Management System and strategies and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Review the adequacy of internal policies, procedures and processes to ensure necessary and sufficient internal controls are in place;
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual audit reports for presentation to the Audit Committee and approval by the Council;
  • Monitor and ensure that the University complies with sound internal audit principles, relevant statutes, government policies and best practices;
  • Receive and review external auditors’ reports and management responses thereto including the actions taken to address issues raised;
  • Carry out special assignments including investigations and recommend controls to mitigate risks;
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor.

Job Requirements

The Applicants should have the following qualifications;

  • An earned MBA/MSc. Degree in Accounting / Finance or its equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • CPA (K) or its equivalent;
  • ICPAK Membership or its equivalent
  • Computerized Information Systems Audit (CISA);
  • At least three (3) years working experience as Internal Auditor Grade 11 or comparable position;
  • Exemplary work performance;
  • Experience in a University setting will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit five (5) copies of applications giving details of their educational and professional qualifications, age, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address. Enclose certified copies of certificates and testimonials giving names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and areas of specialization, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and a copy of most recent letter of appointment. Interested applicants should send the applications to the undersigned, quoting the reference number for the job applied for so as to be received on or before Thursday 16th February 2023.




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