Senior Internal Auditor Job

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United States International University-Africa, is a Higher Learning Institution based in Nairobi, Kenya and is the most diverse university in East and Central Africa with about 6,000 students from over 60 nations, and a global network of more than 22,000 alumni. USIU-Africa is the only university in Sub-Saharan Africa whose degree programs are accredited by both the Kenya Government and by the American Government.

In line with our commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit suitable and qualified candidates for the following position:

Senior Internal Auditor

Summary:
Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, the Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing individual internal audit projects, as part of the total internal audit plan. This responsibility includes developing internal audit scope, performing internal audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks/Duties:

  • Assist the Chief Internal Auditor in risk assessment and annual audit planning.
  • Assist in expeditiously executing the approved audit plan activities, as assigned by the Chief Internal Auditor and preparing reports to highlight areas for improvement on internal controls.
  • Assist in assessing the university’s information security practices and recommend as appropriate, enhancements to, or implementation of, new controls and safeguards.
  • Conduct periodic audits of computer systems and make post-installation evaluations of data processing systems.
  • Assist in implementing appropriate follow up mechanisms to ensure that agreed audit recommendations are implemented by management.
  • Assist the Chief Internal Auditor in managing the day to day administration of the audit function in the university, preparation of departmental budgets and in the improvement of departmental processes.

Qualifications /Educational/Professional/Experience:
Educational Qualifications:

  • Upper Second Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Administration or Information Technology;
  • CPA (K) or CIA and CISA;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • At least 5 years of audit work experience with at least 3 years in a similar position;
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

Personal Attributes & Competencies:

  • Confidentiality and integrity;
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
  • Good Communication skills;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Adaptability and reliability.

How To Apply

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and desire to work as a team member in a modern, progressive, international and multicultural institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

Interested applicants must indicate on the subject line of their email address the specific position they are applying for, provide current CV, copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by: 5.00pm, Friday, December 3, 2021.

Director of Administration,
United States International University – Africa,
P. O. Box 14634 – 00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Email: jobs@usiu.ac.ke

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