Audit Assistant Job Opportunities In Kenya

AA/10/17/ UMBHRD

Role will assess compliance with the statutory requirements, laid down processes, procedures and controls.

Duties for the Audit Assistant Job

  • Reviewing monthly reports highlighting the weaknesses, risks, recommended ways of enhancing compliance and improvement on controls shall be produced after the audit.
  • Recommend good practices carried out by the other institutions that can be emulated by future branches.
  • To enhance compliance and implementation of the recommendations, each audit area shall be ranked against a five point score.
  • Develop a risk based test plan by selecting appropriate audit approach, test procedures and sampling criteria based on professional judgment and departmentally defined internal audit methodology.
  • Perform audit tests and prepare working papers in accordance with International standards of Auditing methodology.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of process design and the effectiveness of controls in meeting business and control objectives.
  • Identify and document control and process weaknesses and provide evidential support for findings.
  • Propose practical and value added recommendations to address control weaknesses and/or process inefficiencies.
  • Follow up on the shortcomings highlighted on the previous audit reports
  • Formulate an Internal Audit Policy Custodian of the Internal Audit Policy Participate in closing meetings with management at the end of fieldwork, providing clear explanations for identified issues.
  • Filing and compiling of the Board Audit Committee minutes
  • Assist in the preparation of a concise and informative audit report to effectively communicate the findings and recommendations to the branch/department, senior management, and BAC Assist the Manager, Internal Audit in the development of the annual Internal Audit plan
  • Contributes to the safeguarding of corporate assets and the interests of Members by ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place and operating effectively
  • Develops and maintains effective and professional working relationships with all levels of staff within the organization, including Senior Management and Audit Committee of the Board
  • Do any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the management.

Audit Assistant Job Qualifications

  • A university degree from a recognized institution in Accounting or Finance
  • A professional qualification in Accounting or Internal Auditing (CPA, CIA or CISA) is an added advantage
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in a similar position (preferably in the Financial Services Industry)
  • Solid understanding of risk and control concepts.
  • Ability to apply these concepts to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of business processes and controls to mitigate risk to tolerance levels defined by management
  • Good interpersonal skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) with all levels within the organization
  • Unquestioned personal integrity with strong ethics and values consistent with UMFB’s culture and core values
  • Ability to stand firm on difficult issues when required
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Capable of working independently and with minimum supervision
  • Well-developed technical skills in Word, Excel, accounting software’s and databases

How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates who meet the requirements should download this Job Application Form fill and send their applications to so as to reach us on or before 15th October 2017.

If you do not hear from us it means you were not shortlisted.