Letshego Kenya Ltd Internal Audit Officer Job

Job Summary

Job Purpose: The job holder will be required to provide independent and objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes to add value and improve organization’s operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute in conducting risk assessment for and planning for assigned audit assignments.
  • Provide assurance on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment, risk management and compliance to LKL policies and procedures and relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Support with carrying out IT audits.
  • Identify controls and process weaknesses, identify the root causes and issue practical recommendations to address the observed control weaknesses.
  • Review and evaluate the system of internal controls and assess their adequacy and effectiveness in managing risk and propose value adding recommendations for improvements.
  • Provide assurance that organization’s objectives and goals will be achieved efficiently and effectively.
  • Maintain respectful and effective communication and relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Present to the area management the results, recommendations and conclusions of the audit reviews.
  • Analyze operational and management processes and system controls effectiveness and efficiency in view to improve them and propose value adding recommendations.
  • Document the results of audit work in accordance with internal audit guidelines and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.

Required Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities) 
Personal attributes

  • Appreciation of Banking regulatory framework and internal policies.
  • Knowledge of Internal Auditing Standards.
  • Proficiency in the use of audit management software e.g.   Analytical tools and TeamMate etc. 
  • Appreciation of the Bank’s Credit and Treasury products and services. Demonstrated leadership ability capacity.
  • Superior communication and inter-personal skills, including sound report writing and presentation skills.
  • Effective planning, organizing and problem solving skills.
  • Initiative and self-drive.
  • Able to work under minimal supervision.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT, or Business Related field from a university recognized by Commission for University Education.
  • Possession of professional qualifications such as CIA, CPA or ACCA a must.
  • CISA qualification is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in the use of audit management software such as Team Mate.


  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in external audit or internal audit in financial services industry with hands on experience in auditing business units and I.T, credit process, digital products and regulatory compliance.
  • Detail-oriented, organized and good time manager with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong Business acumen and Data Analytics skills.

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