Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) Jobs career in Kenya 2013

Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) is a large development Institution with International affiliations and wide ranging investments in a significant number of developing countries.
IPS Companies embrace the most suitable and advanced production technologies across a wide range of projects mainly in the following sectors – Food and Agro Processing, Printing and Packaging, Specialized Textiles, Leather, Pharmaceuticals and Infrastructure.
IPS project companies are spread in countries in the East African Community as well as Mozambique, D R Congo and Madagascar.

IPS Kenya Ltd with its Headquarters in Nairobi seeks to fill in the following two positions at their head office and subsidiary company:

Internal Auditor (Head office)

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Evaluate company’s internal controls, processes, policies and procedures to ensure that they are adequate, effective and in compliance with regulatory principles, industry standards and corporate guidelines;
  • Carrying out risk based audit reviews to assess the effectiveness of risk management and the adequacy of internal controls;
  • Carrying out special audits or investigations as may be required from time to time;
  • Follow up reviews and assess implementation of management action plans to address internal control deficiencies.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • A Business related bachelors degree; plus a professional qualification in Accounting preferably CPA (K) or ACCA;
  • Auditing Experience in a Manufacturing Environment or a reputable audit firm is mandatory.
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP);
  • Certification in CIA or CISA will be an added advantage;
  • Familiar with Computer Aided Audit Techniques (CAATs);
  • Team player with good communication skills with ability to meet deadlines;
  • Person of high integrity with self discipline, creativity as well as a strategic thinker;
  • Flexible and willing to travel on short notice.
Senior Internal Auditor (Subsidiary)

The holder of this position will be charged with the responsibility of ensuring that internal controls and risk management structures of the Company are effective.
 

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Conducting company risk assessment, designing annual audit plan and audit test procedures.
  • Carrying out periodic spot checks on processes and records for selected high risk operating functions in the company.
  • Coordinating the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures with key emphasis on the adequacy of controls. Testing for compliance with the procedures.
  • Preparing and submitting management reports on Internal Control reviews with recommendations for corrective action, to all the stakeholders within the required time frame.
  • Conducting follow-up reviews, ensuring actions are implemented correctly on a timely basis.
  • Conducts Investigations on irregularities, drawing up and overseeing implementation of measures to prevent recurrence.
Qualification and competencies:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business management from a recognized university and CPA (K) qualification;
  • At least 3 years management experience in a manufacturing company or a reputable audit firm;
  • Computer literate with hands on experience in use of an Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP);
  • CISA of CIA qualification is an added advantage;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to pay attention to details;
  • Ability to work well in a team, excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism.
If you are the right candidate for any of the above positions and can clearly demonstrate how you to meet the qualifications , submit your application and detailed CV indicating current position, remuneration, qualifications and names and addresses of three references, to reach us not later than Friday, April 5th, 2013.
Apply by Email ONLY to careers@ipskenya.com indicating the position you are applying for, on the subject line.
Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.
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