CRA - Deputy Director Internal Audit Job

The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA), is an independent Commission set up under Article 215 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. Its core mandate is to recommend the basis for equitable sharing of revenues raised nationally between the national and the county governments, and among the county governments. FUNCTIONS OF CRA The functions of the Commission include: 1. Recommend the basis of equitable sharing of revenue raised by national government between national and county governments. 2. Recommend the basis of equitable sharing of revenue raised by national government among county governments. 3. Recommend on matters concerning the financing of both the national government and county governments. 4. Recommend on matters concerning financial management of both national and county governments. VISION A trusted and effective adviser on equitable distribution of resources for rapid and balanced economic growth. MISSION To make recommendations on equitable sharing of revenue, financing of, and financial management for both national and county governments.

Reporting to the Commission Secretary and the Commission Audit Committee, the position holder will assist by independently ensuring the effectiveness of policies, procedures and standards by which the Commission’s financial, physical and intellectual resources are procured, deployed and managed.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. To develop internal audit strategies, policies, systems and procedures;
  2. To coordinate programmed and ad hoc audits of operations and activities of the Commission and to monitor and evaluate use of the Commission’s resources;
  3. To offer Secretarial services to the CRA Audit Committee;
  4. To coordinate the review of financial systems in place and CRA compliance to financial policies, records maintenance, accounting procedures and reporting guidelines
  5. To coordinate the preparation and issuance of periodic reports to CRA Audit Committee and Management on the status of implementation of the Internal Audit work plan;
  6. To provide advisory services to the Commission with regard to sound management systems (Governance), risk and internal control processes;
  7. To develop systems to identify, determine and evaluate risk areas, level of risk and suggest remedial measures;
  8. To advise management on the integrity of processes and operations to ensure that the Commission obtains value for money;
  9. To monitor the implementation of audit recommendations in the Commission.
  10. To review and appraise the soundness, adequacy, and application of accounting, financial and other operating controls and promote effective control at reasonable cost;
  11. To ascertain the reliability of management data and information available for effective and efficient decision making at the Commission;
  12. To evaluate measures put in place by management to ensure that the Commission’s assets are accounted for and safeguarded from losses of all kind.
  13. To monitor and appraise performance of Internal Audit staff in line with quality standards and work processes to ensure the achievement of the departmental objectives and recommend operating improvements.
  14.  To liaise with Commission’s external auditors.

REQUIRED ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

The applicant will be required to meet the following requirements:

  1. Minimum of a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/ Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Auditing, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/ Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Auditing, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  3. A Professional Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K), ACCA or any other professional accounting qualification;
  4. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) finalist or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) will be an added advantage;
  5. Registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). Being a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), or Information Systems Audit Control Association (ISACA) will be an added advantage.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant will be required to meet the following requirements:

  1. At least ten years (10) years’ experiences in a busy organization, preferably within the public service with three (3) years as Head of Internal Audit section.
  2. Advanced technical skills in in Management, Finance, Procurement, and or related discipline.
  3. Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams to attain departmental goals.
  4. He/she must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player.
  5. Competent, organized, excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  6. Excellent knowledge of relevant basic computer applications and
  7. Ability to work in a team-modulated and collaborative environment

How To Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application addressed as:

APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF ___ (insert appropriate position)
TO THE COMMISSION SECRETARY/CEO
COMMISSION ON REVENUE ALLOCATION
14 Riverside Drive
Grosvenor Block
P.O. BOX 1310 - 00200
NAIROBI


Closing Date : 6 December. 2021
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