About the job Internal Auditor Role
INTERNAL AUDITOR ROLE
Our Client is East Africas leading consumer plastics brand, with an integrated supply chain setup that includes manufacturing and distribution across multiple channels. Our Client is presently undergoing a transformation to become a world class company, which is values led, process driven, has a high performing organisation and is focussed on growth.
The purpose of this role is to lead the Internal Audit function in the company.
The jobholder will add value and improve the operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance.
Develop and implement an internal audit strategy, risk-based audit plan, and audit policies and procedures
Ensure audits are conducted in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and professional standards
Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of internal control systems
Maintain relationships with external audit firms to ensure coordination of activities
Identify areas of potential fraud and recommend appropriate controls
Prepare detailed audit reports for the Board of Directors
Provide guidance and advice to management on audit-related matters
Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure appropriate audit coverage
Identify risks and deficiencies in internal control, procedures and processes.
Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion and cost savings measures in the assigned areas.
Conduct follow up audits to monitor timely implementation of managements action plans.
Review and recommend changes in internal controls as appropriate.
Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
Other: Involvement in cross functional projects, or other responsibilities, from time to time.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
5+ years of Internal Audit experience, preferably with a recognised consulting firm or mid-sized manufacturing firm.
Experience designing, implementing, and managing a company-wide audit programme
Bachelors degree in finance, accounting, information science, commerce and or accountancy qualifications.
A chartered accounting qualification, recognised in Kenya.
CPA (K) or equivalent professional qualification.
A change maker, who is comfortable in a dynamic environment (e.g. start-up / scale-up) or an organisation
undergoing significant change.
We value people who are extremely ambitious and have a track record of high-performance, and are able to
continually step out of their comfort zone.
A bias for action, with the ability to operate in an ambiguous environment.
A growth mindset we wont be immediate experts in everything we set out to do, but thats ok, as long as were
learning and making progress while managing our risk