INTERNAL AUDITOR (I POST) KNP/V/IA/ 01/023
POSITION Internal Auditor
Number of Vacancies 1
Reporting to The Polytechnic Council
Job Group "N"
Terms of Service Permanent and Pensionable
Purpose of the Job.
This position is responsible for developing and monitoring implementation of the Internal Audit strategy, budgets, policies and procedures. The position coordinates the implementation of the Internal Audit Work plan to ensure delivery of Audit Services that meet set deadlines and quality standards.
i) Analyse the Polytechnic's financial documentation and reports to identify audit issues to be addressed.
ii) Monitor management implementation of audit recommendations to ensure gaps in implementation are identified and appropriate interventions developed.
iii) Communicate any loopholes within the Polytechnic's structure, and recommend appropriate solutions, to ensure minimal disruptions to business operations from an unsupportive structure.
iv) Assess and research the Polytechnic's risk management process' suitability and record the results to make recommendations on possible enhancements to the process.
v) Prepare audit reports that reflect Polytechnic's audit results for review and presentation to management, and to ensure the whole process is documented.
i) Prepare a memorandum of audit finding, to ensure adequate documentation exists to support all the completed audits and conclusions.
ii) Conduct a review of information control for the organisation's system operating procedures, backup and disaster recovery, communication control, security systems and system maintenance, to avoid system breakdowns.
iii) Assess all the Polytechnic's internal control procedures and security for the systems which are under development, and upgrade them to current versions for enhanced efficiency and ease in use.
iv) Train other audit staff on the use of computerized audit techniques and methods for ease in the use of the techniques.
v) Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor
Requirements For Appointment
i) Certified Public Accountant (CPA(K)
ii) A Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
iii) Be a member of the Institute of Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
iv) Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors
v) Knowledge of Financial reporting guidelines in the Public Sector vi) At least 3 years' experience in an audit Department preferably in the Public Sector.