Information Systems Auditor Job Co-operative Bank of Kenya

Information Systems Auditor Job Co-operative Bank of Kenya

Information Systems Auditor Job, Current IT Jobs In Kenya,

Reference number: IA/FSD/2023 

The Role

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Utilize extensive understanding of business activities to recommend the scope and objectives of assigned audits, execute audit procedures, perform detailed analyses, reach sound conclusions, and document results for assigned audit activities.
  • Participate in the execution of multiple audit projects to achieve the scope, timing, and objectives of each assignment while ensuring applicable regulatory guidance is included in the scope for assigned audits where applicable.
  • Proactively identify risks, evaluate controls, and make recommendations to improve internal control, operational effectiveness, and efficiency.
  • Analyze and verify transactions and representations as well as perform a review of test work completed by assigned staff.
  • Prepare excellent work paper documentation ensuring quality of such documentation by professional standards, as well as establishing departmental standards and deadlines.
  • Recommend departmental improvements to automate procedures, methods, and standards to improve departmental efficiency, productivity, and quality.
  • Prepare clear and concise recommendations for correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in operations, and cost reductions and effectively gain concurrence and support for recommended control improvements.
  • Facilitate the communication of audit results and special projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.
  • Assist in the annual risk assessment process and generation of the annual audit plan.
  • Identify and analyze the level of threat and potential risk to the organization’s information assets
  • Ensure that access to electronically stored corporate information is adequately protected and managed appropriately to the risks
  • Test adequacy and effectiveness of control measures on information systems, operational processes, credit, and department operations and recommend corrective measures to be undertaken in areas of weakness.
  • Perform special audits as and when called upon and make maximum use of Computer Assisted Audit tools e.g. Teammate, ACL, SQL Developer, etc.
  • Assist in training/mentoring of staff and develop and maintain the skills, knowledge, and expertise to make valuable contributions to the internal audit team.
  • Perform independent threat and vulnerability assessment tests and report on cyber risks and controls of the ICT systems within the bank and other related third-party connections.
  • Conduct comprehensive penetration tests on the bank’s web-based applications, mobile applications, networks, and ICT systems to assess the effectiveness of the cyber security framework implemented by the bank.

Skills, Competencies, and Experience

The successful candidate will be required to have the following skills and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Computer Science from a recognized university. Possession of an MSc or other relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Professional certification in IT Audit, Risk, and Security e.g. CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC
  • Excellent understanding of auditing concepts and practices with a minimum of 3 years experience in a management role in IT and operations or IT and operation audit.
  • Skilled in project management and maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of risk assessment and control concepts/methodologies.
  • Skilled in negotiation and conflict management to resolve problems that may arise during an audit.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; a strong verbal communicator, analytical writer, and able to clearly and concisely convey personal observations of processes, risks, and controls.
  • Excellent analytical ability both qualitative and quantitative to draw sound conclusions coupled with demonstrated knowledge and proper application of sampling techniques.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

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