NCCK Job Vacancy : Internal Auditor

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NCCK Job Vacancy : Internal Auditor

Ref: IA-HO

NCCK, an umbrella organization for Protestant Churches and Christian Organizations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position:

Main Purpose Of The Job

The position is responsible for providing leadership in planning and management of internal audit processes, assurance, quality internal controls and standardization of systems, and activities at NCCK; ensuring adherence to policy prudent reporting requirements, cost management and internal controls which aims at contribution to the proper, economic and effective use of resources.

Internal Auditor Job Responsibilities

Risk Management

  • Conduct risk assessment of NCCK departments/Investments or functional area in established/required timeline.
  • Ensure that the Council maintains adequate systems of internal controls and risk management.
  • Establish risk-based audit programs for Council operations
  • Review the existence and suitability of internal control systems design and identify gaps
  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk

Compliance audit

  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures in the entire NCCK operation.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and audit requirements.
  • Ensure that the Council maintains adequate insurance policies.
  • Ensure that the Council maintains adequate safety and health procedures for its operations, processes, offices and properties.
  • Ensure safekeeping of all Council’s security documents.

Monitoring and Reviewing of Council operations

  • Coordinate coverage with the external auditors and ensure that each party is aware and brief on areas of concern as relates to audit work.
  • Monitor and report management’s response and implementation to audit findings and recommendations.
  • Review systems and recommended appropriate controls and procedures on areas that need improvement.
  • Make recommendations, where necessary, to revise other policy documents/manuals in the Council in order to ensure adherence to the Council’s policies, statutory and legal regulations and donor reporting requirements.
  • Plan, organize and undertake internal audit checks ensuring clear audit trails, records and documentation exist for ease of external audit.
  • Work with Board and management to ensure systems, policies and procedures are in place to identify, analyse and manage risks of the Council.
  • Develop, implement and periodically review policies, procedures and systems for the unit.
  • Review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for management

Internal Audit Reports

  • Provide both management and Board with internal audit reports on the internal controls and risk management in the Council.
  • Report on the value for money that the Council obtains in all its activities with special regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness
  • Conduct reviews or tasks requested by the Board, General Secretary and Management Team, provided that such reviews and tasks do not compromise objectivity of the internal audit function and independence
  • Carry out any other duties and responsibilities which may be assigned by Board and Management Team from time to time.

Administrative

  • Attracting, developing, and retaining talented individuals; creating a learning environment that ensures
  • Internal Audit assistants realize their highest potential, allowing the Council as a whole to meet future challenges.
  • Secretary to the Audit and Risk committee

Qualifications for the Internal Auditor Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas: Accounting, Finance, Business or any related field.
  • Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications CPA Part (K),
  • CISA/CFA/Certified Internal Auditor is an added advantage
  • At least five (5) years relevant experience.
  • Must have experience in service industry

Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Strong critical and analytical skills and attention to details
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills (MS Office Suite, DOS, Accounting packages)
  • Should be an active member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya.
  • High level skills in accounting in a computerized environment.(e.g.Microsoft Dynamics GP / Enterprise
  • Resource planning (ERP)
  • Proven financial management skills.
  • Should possess strong communication, negotiation, and administration skills.
  • Should have knowledge in general risk management and business management.
  • Exemplary level of personal and professional integrity
  • Good knowledge of KAS, IAS, IFRS and Tax laws
  • High level skills in accounting in a computerized environment.
  • Proven financial management skills.

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form(Click Here to Download).

Candidates are advised to STRICTLY send the application form ONLY, duly filled in PDF format to [email protected] indicating job reference number in the email subject line.

The application forms to be received not later than 12.00 noon on 31st August 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please indicate the position and Job Ref Number you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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