Internal Auditor - Analytics/Forensics (CA7) at Communications Authority of Kenya

  • Experience Required:5 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Auditing
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: May 26, 2023
  • Last Date: June 23, 2023

Job Description

Ref. O/IA/2023
Job Title: Internal Auditor - Analytics/Forensics (CA7)
The Communications Authority of Kenya (The Authority) is the regulatory agency responsible for
regulation the communications sector in Kenya. We are committed to promoting and facilitating
the development of a vibrant and inclusive communications industry. As part of our strategic
objectives, we are seeking an experienced Internal Auditor- Analytic/Forensics to join our team.
This is a key role responsible for providing technical expertise in internal controls to the Authority.

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of Principal Internal Auditor, Projects, the Internal Auditor-
Analytics/Forensics is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting
activity aimed at adding value and improving the operations of the Authority. This role requires
expertise auditing, internal controls, and governance processes with the regulatory environment.
The successful candidate will be instrumental in helping the Authority minimize risks around fraud
and corruption.
1. Conduct fraud risk assessments and identify warning signs of fraud related activities.
2. Build a framework for forensic auditing and investigations within the organization.
3. Carry out investigative audits using best practice investigative methods.
4. Create awareness on risks of fraud and corruption and mitigation strategies.
5. Gather, examine and analyze evidence to support prosecution in a court of law.
6. Establish mechanisms for using and protecting whistleblowers.
7. Employ forensic auditing techniques to detect cybercrime and related issues.
8. Collect data and analyze all forms of digital evidence from computer systems.
9. Apply the rules of evidence during investigations to ensure the findings meet the
required standards.

1. A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce
(Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option),
Economics, Science, IT or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution
2. Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
3. Holder of CPA(K) or ACCA, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) will be an added advantage.
4. At least 5 years’ experience in forensic audits and/or data analysis in the financial or
IT sector or with a reputable audit firm.
5. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Key Competencies:
1. Demonstrate professional judgment in reaching conclusions when carrying out
2. Demonstrate ability to undertake and report on complex investigations.
3. In-depth knowledge and analytical skills on issues relating to systems and forensic
4. A deep understanding of accounting procedures and the legal system particularly laws
on fraud, corruption, and bribery.
5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills including writing and oral.
6. Proficient in computer applications and related forensic audit tools.

Skills Required

Interpersonal Skills
Communication Skills

Application Details

Terms and Conditions of Service for the Advertised Positions
The Authority offers a competitive package in line with its Human Resource Policies and Procedures
and Public Service Guidelines.
Director level appointments shall be for a five (5) year contract term renewable subject to satisfactory
performance while the position of Deputy Director Human Resource Management shall be for three (3)
years. The rest of the positions will be on permanent and pensionable terms.
The full details of the advertisement can be accessed on
Documents to be submitted by the applicants
Applications should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and copies of relevant
academic and professional certificates.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit the following documents: -
i. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
ii. Certificate of Clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
iii. Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).
iv. Dully filled and stamped Self-Declaration/Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption
Commission (EACC).
v. A Clearance Certificate from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
The Self-Declaration form from the EACC should indicate the respective position that is being applied
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews.
Submission of Applications
The application letter indicating the specific position and reference number should be addressed to:
The Director General
Communications Authority of Kenya
P.O. Box 14448
Nairobi 00800.
Applicants are invited to submit applications via email address: by Friday, 23rd June,
2023 at 5.00 p.m. East Africa Time.
The Authority is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified Kenyans including Persons Living
with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Canvassing in any form or failure to attach any of the stipulated documents shall lead to automatic

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