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Audit & Risk Manager Job in Kenya – Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority



Category: Auditor Jobs in Kenya, Risk Management in Kenya, Risk Management Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Mar 20, 2015

Audit & Risk Manager Job in Kenya – Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority

 The Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority (UFAA) is a State Corporation established under the National Treasury pursuant to the Unclaimed Financial Assets Act No. 40 of 2011.

The primary mandate of the Authority is to obtain unclaimed financial assets from the holders of such assets on behalf of the Government, safeguard and re-unite the assets with their rightful owners.
UFAA invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position:
 
Manager, Audit & Risk
Job Ref: UFAA/01/2015
 
Job Profile
Reporting to the Board Audit Committee functionally and administratively to the CEO, s/he will be responsible for:
  • Ensuring the integrity of the Authority assets, quality of management decisions and mitigation of fraud and risk through the existence of appropriate internal controls and systems
  • Developing and reviewing internal audit manual and enforcing compliance with acceptable standards
  • Developing and implementing internal audit strategies and operating plans that reflect the long term corporate goals and priorities established by the Authority
  • Working closely with external auditors on time frames for the annual statutory audits, preaudits activities, and the implementation of audit recommendation
  • Carrying out risk assessment and internal audits on computers and other operating systems to ensure reliability of financial and operating information, and advising the Board and management on corrective action
(Note: This position is on a contract of four (4) years renewable subject to performance)Person Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration (Accounting Option), Commerce, Finance or any other related field from a university recognized by the Commission for University Education
  • Masters Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Management or any other relevant field
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) K or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Membership to a professional body
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible management experience in Auditing, 3 of which must be at senior management level
  • Proven experience in undertaking internal audits of organisations
Terms and Conditions
  • Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package.
  • Appointments will be on Contract terms.
  • All applicants should attach the following documents with their applications: clearance certificates from Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Credit Reference Bureau, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, and a certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Departments.
Application Process
If you possess the above qualifications, please write quoting the job reference and title on both the cover letter and envelope accompanied by up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration and other benefits, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, your e-mail and telephone contacts. Your curriculum vitae should indicate names, phone numbers, postal and email addresses of two (2) referees who are familiar with your previous academic/work experience.
Please attach copies of your educational, professional certificates, identity card or passport.
The applications should either be sent by post, e-mail, or hand delivered to the Authority’s offices located at Pacis Centre, Westland- off Waiyaki way, 2nd Floor,to be received on or before 2nd April, 2015, addressed to:
Chief Executive Officer
Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority
P.O. Box 28235-00200
Nairobi
UFAA is “an Equal Opportunity Employer”
Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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