27 Nov 2019

Senior Audit & Risk Officer at Women Enterprise Fund

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  • Ensure that accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to;
  • Check risk management activities and assess compliance with internal policies, tax regulations and other statutory guidelines;
  • Assist in developing audit management systems and internal audit programs;
  • Assist in the interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control;
  • Participate in developing and updating an internal audit manual to facilitate compliance with auditing standards and guidelines;
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of annual audit plans;
  • Undertake specific audit assignments and prepare detailed audit observations and draft reports;
  • Conduct financial and systems audit & assist in ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other statutory requirements;
  • Ensure audit checks, verification of payments to ensure validity and accuracy;
  • Assist in ensuring that the accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the audit management systems;
  • Assist in following up on the resolution of external audit queries and implementation of external audit recommendations;
  • Participate in conducting institutional risk evaluation and efficiency audit;
  • Carry out review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems;
  • Undertake special audit investigations as may be required from time to time;


For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-

  • Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least five (5) years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Business Administration/Business Management;
  • Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent;
  • Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Valid membership from Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Information System and Control Association (ISACA) in good standing;
  • Possession of qualifications in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA) will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards, principles and procedures
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written
  • IT proficiency and experience in working with large and complex data sets
  • Proactive and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines

How to Apply

Applications clearly marked on the envelop with the position reference and title and including detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, professional qualifications, testimonials, day time telephone number, names and addresses of three professional referees should be delivered to the Fund by hand, courier or post so as to reach the address below on or before 26th November, 2019.

The Chief Executive /Director Women Enterprise Fund 11th Floor, National Social Security Building, Block A Eastern Wing P; O; Box 17126 -00100 NAIROBI;

Shortlisted applicants will be expected to provide details of their current salary and the following documents: Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); Clearance from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);

WEF is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT discriminate any applicant based on their HIV status, ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional, and ethnic balance; Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification;

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