YWCA Kenya Internal Auditor Job Vacancy (Nairobi) Kenya 2013

YWCA of Kenya
Job Title: Internal Auditor
Reports to: National General Secretary (CEO)
Location: National Headquarters Nairobi

Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business management from a recognized university
  • CPA(K), Member of ICPAK
  • Minimum four(4) years post qualification experience as an internal auditor
  • Computer literacy and a good working knowledge of accounting packages and financial systems.
  • CISA of CIA qualification is an added advantage
Desirable Qualities/Skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to pay attention to deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Detailed understanding of the roles and functions of the internal audit department
  • Good personal Judgment, initiative, creativity and maturity
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing and appraising the soundness, adequacy and application of accounting, financial and other controls (both existing and proposed) to promote effective and efficient internal controls at all YWCA Branches
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and carry out spot checks at all YWCA Branches
  • Ascertaining the level of compliance with established policies, plans and procedures
  • Carry out special audits or investigations at any YWCA Branch as may be required from time to time
  • Follow up outstanding issues to ensure appropriate corrective actions after external audits
  • Review periodic management accounts and reconciliations, debtor statement reconciliations for accuracy and completeness.
  • Develop and implement relevant audit programmes and test
  • Leading discussions on Internal Audit and Risk recommendations and agreed remedial actions and plans at audit Committee meetings
  • Ensure the assets of the organization are safeguarded by assessing and improving security control.
  • Carry out physical verification of assets
  • Review the fixed assets register for completeness and accuracy and obtain explanations for variances noted between book values and physical values.
  • Participate in the budget process and prepare internal audit report
Other Competencies / Attributes:
  • Must be a committed Christian, honest and hardworking, able to stand above denominational diversities;
  • Perform other duties as required.
Terms of Employment:
  • 1 year renewable contract as per YWCA scheme of service.
  • Probation period for the first 3 months.
Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, depending on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency. The salary scheme is based on the YWCA scales.

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of Application
  • Current CV, with names and contact information (telephone and e-mail address)
  • Attach three reference letters (including one from current or most recent employer/supervisor)
  • Copies of Certificates or transcripts
Applications are due no later than 18th January 2013. Only short listed candidates will be contacted

To:

The National General Secretary
Young women Christian Association,
P.O. Box 40710 00-100,
Nairobi

or e-mail to careers@ywcakenya.org

YWCA Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including, application, interview meeting and processing of offer letter.

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