3 Jun 2016

Industrial Promotion Services Senior Internal Auditor Job 2016

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Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) is the industrial and infrastructure development arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, which is dedicated to promoting private sector entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world.
IPS within East Africa has a diverse portfolio of over 20 companies spanning across multiple sectors including: Agro and Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, Printing & Packaging, Leather Processing, specialized Textiles, Energy and Telecommunication.

We seek to fill the position of Senior Internal Auditor to be based in our head offices in Nairobi.

Reporting to the Group Internal Audit Manager, the successful candidate must be a self driven individual who will be responsible for conducting audits of project companies, preparing audit reports and highlighting issues relating to internal controls & risk management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning and conducting risk based audits. Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives;
  • Understanding and documenting business processes and identification of key internal controls;
  • Identifies and communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk;
  • Lead the Internal Audit team during the fieldwork, review the working papers, prepare reports and coach the less experienced members of the team;
  • Communicates assigned tasks to engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise ensuring high quality, accurate, and efficient results;
  • Engage the management of the project companies for interactive audits;
  • Execute financial, operational, investigative, compliance and system audits;
  • Follow up on implementation of audit recommendations, ensuring actions are implemented correctly on a timely basis;
  • Managing of audit files and working papers in TeamMate;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Great analytical & planning skills with ability to pay attention to details;
  • Ability to observe and understand business processes ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately;
  • Dynamic individual with ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Good self-management skills;
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism;
  • Very flexible and willing to travel within and out of the country.
Qualification and Competencies:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business management from a recognized university and CPA (K) qualification;
  • At least 4 years work experience as a supervisor; in internal audit or external audit in a reputable company/ firm;
  • Auditing Experience in Manufacturing Sector/  Environment is mandatory;
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP);
  • CISA or CIA qualification is an added advantage.


How to Apply

  • If you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate how you meet the qualifications, submit your application and detailed CV indicating current position, qualifications, names and addresses of three references.
  • Candidates MUST indicate current and expected remuneration in their applications to reach us not later than Wednesday, June 15th, 2016.
  • Apply by Email ONLY to [email protected] indicating the position you are applying for, on the subject line.
  • Applications received after the deadline date will NOT be considered.

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