1. OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
  2. a) DIRECTORATE OF INTERNAL AUDIT
  3. i) Director Internal Audit: J/G CPSB 03 (1 Post)

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance or any other equivalent qualification.
  • A member of a professionally recognized institute
  • Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent.
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Commerce or their relevant equivalent qualification from an approved institution.
  • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
  • Have minimum of 10 years of relevant experience working

 

In addition to the above requirements, an officer must have the following key competencies:

  • High degree of professional competence and administrative capability required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of the auditing function;
  • Personal integrity – a strong commitment to openness, honesty and inclusiveness demonstrating tolerance and a capacity to inspire trust in others;
  • Personal responsibility – the willingness to accept responsibility for own actions and outcomes.
  • A thorough understanding of county government goals, policies and programmes and the ability to translate them to the auditing function.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Officer Public Service, he or she will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the development of Annual Audit Plans and assist audit staff to plan, organize, direct and monitor audit operations.
  • Efficient and effective organization, co-ordination, control and supervision of all audit or administrative functions in the County.
  • Secretary to the Audit Committee
  • Developing new initiatives aimed at improving operational efficiencies and assess compliance with county policies, procedures and regulations
  • Preparing periodical reports for the county audit committee regarding the reliance of existing internal control systems
  • Ensuring timely and accurate audits are submitted and sign off the audit reports
  • Preparing annual plans and audit programmes to guide the operations of Audit in the County
  • Preparation and implementation of strategic objectives and carrying out independent assessments of development operational risks to ensure efficient and effective use of county resources
  • Analyzing the impact of Audit policies and regulations.
  • Setting and maintaining professional audit standards
  • Preparation and implementation of performance contracts, work plans and appraisal systems for the section staff.
  • Instituting operational accountability and overseeing finance and asset management of the audit section.

Terms of Service: Contract

 

  1. ii) Principal Internal Auditor: J/G CPSB 05 (1 Post)

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A post graduate qualification in audit or accounting will be an added advantage
  • A member of a professionally recognized institute
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ working experience.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director Internal Audit, he or she will be responsible for:

  • Preparing internal audit reports for the County Government,
  • Providing inputs and proposals for the update of standards, procedures and guidelines for internal audit,
  • Assisting in the design and implementation of appropriate training programs for staff in the department,
  • Undertaking assurance engagement and investigation of records of the county Government

 

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

 

      iii) Senior Internal Auditor: J/G CPSB 06 (1 Post)

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A post graduate qualification in audit or accounting will be an added advantage
  • A member of a professionally recognized institute
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience

 

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Principal Internal Auditor, he or she will be responsible for:

  • Preparing internal audit reports on the County Government and submit recommendations
  • Monitoring implementation of recommendations raised after review of internal audit report
  • Assisting in audit assignments,
  • Assisting in the training of staff in the audit unit

 

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable