Chai Sacco Internal Audit Assistant Job -September 2015


Chai SACCO Society Ltd is a leading deposit taking Savings and Credit Co-operative Society Ltd with nationwide membership.
The SACCO has two fully pledged branches in Nairobi and Litein, and a marketing Office in Mombasa.

We are looking for a self-driven and results-oriented person to fill the following position:-

Job Title: Internal Audit Assistant

Department: Internal Audit and Risk

Position reports to: Internal Audit Officer

Position Supervises: Audit Assistant

Purpose of the Job: Effective implementation of internal control systems, policies and procedures as approved by management

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Duties and responsibilities are outlined as follows;

Operational Roles and Responsibilities

  • Carry out routine Audits in accordance to policies and procedures.
  • Participate in preparation of audit procedures of a given assignment in collaboration with supervisors
  • Draft audit reports on assignment for review with supervisors
  • Review audit reports or findings with assigned auditors
  • Carry out audit tests and procedures as required
  • Check maintenance of accurate accounting records
  • Conduct special audit assignments as assigned
  • Participate in planning the scope and methodology of audits.
  • Conduct routine audits as per the audit plan and as agreed with the Internal Audit Officer.
  • Review internal controls and system processes for assurance and validity of data.
  • Prepare working papers that demonstrate work done in the field, referenced and documented.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information obtained during the course of audit work.
  • Justify audit findings by use of audit working papers.
  • Write and provide draft audit reports for review
  • Carry out spot checks and special assignments as directed
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Key Result Areas:

The jobholder’s accountability areas are as follows;

  • Effective cost control
  • Safety of accountable documents and information
  • Timely preparation of reports
  • Accurate records
  • Compliance of operations to internal control systems

Knowledge and Skills Required:

The jobholder must possess;

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Business Administration
  • A CPA finalist
  • At least 3 years progressive experience in audit or accounting (preferably audit)
  • IT literate and proficient in accounting software applications.
  • Technical skills to effectively perform audit activities
  • A firm understanding of internal auditing standards
  • Technical skills to effectively perform audit activities
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills and professional appearance
  • Proficiency in computer applications to analyze and interpret data.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the set criteria may submit their applications with a detailed CV, copies of their certificates & national ID, and names and contacts of three referees, expected remuneration and daytime telephone contacts in a cleared marked envelope “APPLICATION FOR ……” to: The Chief Executive Officer,
Chai SACCO Society Ltd,
KTDA Plaza, 4th Floor,
P.O. Box 278-00200,
Nairobi. Application deadline: Wednesday, 23rd September 2015. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Chai Sacco is an equal opportunity employer.