Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Risk and Audit Manager - Nairobi

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Active since 16-03-2016 Job category Legal
Location Nairobi Level Executive/Director
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary Kshs. 400,000 - 600,000
Our client is a leading supermarket chain in Kenya with over 40 branches countrywide. They are looking to fill the position of a Risk and Audit Manager.

Job Purpose/Summary
The position is responsible for planning, co-coordinating, executing independent risk and compliance audits and ensuring systematic, disciplined approach for effective risk control management and governance process.

Duties and Responsibilities
• To maintain compliance checklists for all relevant regulations and ensure compliance adherence and timely submission.
• To interface with key managers to ensure that risk management is embedded in their daily responsibilities.
• Advice and recommend to the Board on best corporate governance practices
• To mentor and train staff on risk awareness, identification and mitigation.
• Maintain and quantify the risk log on current risks facing departments and proactively manage them in conjunction with the accountable parties.
• Create and review internal control procedures.
• Assess the due diligence on proposed investment opportunities in conjunction with the investment team.
• Measure the risk adjusted returns of the investment view and monitor this across all portfolios.
• Prepare and present reports that the management that reflect on risk and identify mitigation for aversion.
• Coordinate risk and compliance management over operation’s effectiveness and financial reliability.
• Make recommendations on how to strengthen the existing control and governance environment leading to long-term reduction in operational risk events.
• 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
• 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
Minimum Qualifications
• A university degree
• A member of the Institution of surveyors of Kenya.
• At least five years’ experience in risk and compliance
• Legal and tax experience will be an added advantage.

Required skills and key competencies
• Excellent command and articulation of the English language.
• High interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people from all walks of life.
• Attention to detail.
• Numerical acumen and analytical.
• Holding people accountable
• Good planning and organization skills.
• Team player with proven leadership skills.
• Good decision maker.
• Result oriented.

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Legal
Industry / Industries Retail / Wholesale
Region Kenya

Contact information

Name Dorbe Leit