5 Mar 2024

Internal Audit Assistant x2 / Officer at Inuka Africa ltd

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Job Description


Inuka Africa ltd is a non-deposit taking microfinance institution registered and operating in Kenya since 2011. We provide training, capacity building and financing to micro and small enterprises, small holder farmers and agribusiness sectors. We are intensely focused, fast growing and super passionate about what we do.


The Head of Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance function provides independent and objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. The position holder is expected to possess a number of core competencies to properly perform a broad spectrum of internal audit work, using knowledge and a set of defined skills and behaviors. Conformance with the Institute of Internal Auditor’s (IIA’s) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) is essential in meeting the goals and responsibilities of this role.

Broadly, responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Implement, conform and uphold the use of International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) standards.
  • Risk Management: create risk management awareness across the organization, coordinate risk assessments, monitor risks and regular risk reporting to management and Board Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee (BARC).
  • Internal audit: Develop and administer policies and procedures to guide the internal audit function (IAF) and effectively manage the IAF to execute on its mandate.
  • Compliance: Continuous monitoring to ensure departments and the institution remain compliant to both internal and external rules and regulations governing the institutions activities.
  • Governance: Assess and make appropriate recommendations to improve the organization’s governance processes and structures.
  • Strategy: Develop and implement the internal audit goals, strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in internal audit, external audit or related field preferred.
  • System audit experience.
  • Working knowledge of internal auditing standards, and auditing methodologies.
  • Ability to analyze complex data and information to identify areas of concern.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer software such as Excel and auditing software.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present complex information to management in a clear and concise manner.
  • Relevant certification (e.g., CIA, CPA, CFE, CISA) is a plus.


  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solutions to customers and colleagues at all levels
  • Highly customer focused with high level of interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Proactive, flexible and resilient team player
  • Ability to multitask & work with minimum supervision
  • Capacity and willingness to work for long hours and within strict deadlines
  • Knowledgeable on the Financial services sector
  • Assertive
  • Honest
  • Highly organized
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Proactive and fast decision maker

Method of Application

All applications for this position are to be done by pre-filling the form  under the link:  https://forms.gle/T59YAfKK8dDyFU2S9  

Or by sending the application via: [email protected]


Application deadline: Open. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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