NSE Jobs in Kenya : Information Systems Auditor


The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is a company licensed by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) to facilitate the trading of financial products through the provision of a trading platform for listed securities.
In line with this mandate, the NSE is seeking to recruit a qualified, dynamic, self- motivated and results- oriented individual to fill the following position:
Information Systems Auditor
Job Purpose
• Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the Information Systems Auditor will give objective and independent assurance to management that the Information systems in place are appropriate, well utilized, reliable and secure while giving commensurate recommendations on areas of improvement.
Information Systems Auditor Job Responsibilities In Kenya
• Perform Information Systems audits, both technical and end-user of the Exchange’s systems in line with internal audit methodology, processes, procedures and timeframes;
• Ensure that access to electronically stored corporate information is adequately protected and managed appropriate to the risks, and further Identify and analyse level of threat and potential risk to the organization’s IS assets;
• Test adequacy and effectiveness of systems control measures within the Exchange on a regular basis and recommend corrective measures to be undertaken in areas of weaknesses identified;
• Review and conduct systems audit of the trading systems, internal accounting systems and other systems at the Exchange, test systems’ control procedures for their adequacy, effectiveness and reliability and making follow up on the systems audit recommendations to ensure that they are implemented;
• Develop and maintain the skills, knowledge and expertise to make valuable contribution to the Internal Audit team and be part of the automated audit systems processes;
• Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that the most important audit risks are being mitigated and that expectations are being met or exceeded;
• Assist the Head of Department in conducting other departmental audits; and
• Assist the Head in developing the department’s budget and monitoring expenses against the budget to ensure that funds are optimally utilised.
Qualifications For Information Systems Auditor Jobs In Kenya
• Bachelor’s degree in business related field coupled with a professional certification in IT Audit, Risk and Security e.g. CISM, CISSP, CISA, CRISC.
• Minimum four (4) years relevant professional experience in Systems Audit role gained from an organization with strong internal control framework, preferably financial institutions.
• Knowledge of risk assessment & control concepts /methodologies is an absolute advantage.
• Robust analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
• Knowledge in audit tools & techniques including process mapping, control identification & analysis and design of audit tests.
• High attention to detail, accuracy and risk awareness; and
• Dynamic self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as be a solid team player.
• Exposure to the financial services industry is essential;
• Working knowledge of varied systems and information systems audit will also be a plus;
• Familiar to internationally driven standards relating to financial market infrastructures;
• An appreciation of global risks and their impact on local economic dynamics: and
• Dynamic self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as be a solid team player.
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration, qualifications, experience, names & addresses of three referees and email & telephone contacts together with copies of your academic and professional certificates and testimonials to the address below by close of business on Friday, 23rd October 2015. The Chief Executive Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited The Exchange, 55 Westlands Road P.O. Box 43633-00100 Nairobi Email: [email protected] Dropping Zone No. 243 Revlon Professional Plaza, 2nd Floor Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.