Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Internal Auditor - Nairobi

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Active since 13-10-2016 Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Location Nairobi Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary Kshs.200-300,000
Our client is a leading social commercial enterprise operating in the livestock sector in Kenya with the aim of revolutionizing the provision of livestock and veterinary services to pastoralists and farmers in Kenya by creating a more sustainable service delivery model.

Are you a sharp evaluator of risk? Can you investigate complex situations and propose solutions? If so then you are the kind of a person this job requires.
With over 4 year’s business presence in Kenya and with over 85 franchises and 95 outlets all over the country, they are looking to hire a proactive and dynamic professional to join their team as an Internal Auditor.

This role will report directly to the Managing Director with dotted lines to the Finance & Audit Committee and will be based in Nairobi with average to high travel requirements.

Job Purpose/Summary
The Internal Auditor will responsible for bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. This will involve addressing inventory issues, streamlining business processes and procedures, achieving compliance to policy and tax and regular management reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
• Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
• Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
• Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
• Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
• Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
• Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
• Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum for effective implementation
• Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
• Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
• Perform regular spot and planned audits on the accounting systems and procedures for the organization and the branches in different locations countrywide with regards to stocks
• Perform routine inventory audits to verify accuracy of stock, location and quantity as captured on the system.
• Appraise the Managing Director and the Finance and Audit committee of progress against specific reviews and advise expeditiously of any potential significant variations to agreed time frames.
• Work with all functions within the company to analyse and identify process improvement opportunities in related business cycles.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or any other related course.
• 5 - 7 years of experience in audit or internal risk management within the FMCG sector
• Professional qualification in CPA and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) are highly desirable.
• Proficiency in Sage evolution and accounting systems.
• Proven experience in auditing inventory within the FMCG sector.
• Must have an understanding of internal auditing standards and risk assessment practices.

Personal Attributes

• Exhibit leadership skills needed to sell ideas and obtain management buy-in for constructive change.
• Ability to work independently and provide appropriate direction
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to understand complex processes, identify risks and inadequacies, controls as well as to propose practical and sustainable solutions.
• Willing to travel to other business locations in the country for audit assignments.


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Industry / Industries Agriculture
Region Kenya
Keywords IA

Contact information

Name Dorbe Leit