PRINCIPAL INTERNAL AUDITOR

  • Full Time
  • Bungoma

Bungoma County Government

Job Description

Bungoma County is home to an estimated 1.7 million people and sits on an area of 2,069 km². Bungoma is the 3rd populous County after Nairobi and Kakamega. It borders three Counties: Kakamega on the South, Trans Nzoia on the North and Busia on the West. It also enjoys a vast shared international border with Uganda.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulation, implementation, interpretation and review of policies, rules, standards and procedures governing internal audit activity;
  • Development of the Internal Audit Charter, risk-based annual work plan and Internal Audit strategic plan;
  • Determining adequacy and effectiveness of internal control systems;
  • Providing assurance that Assembly assets are properly utilized;
  • Ensuring that operations of Internal Audit functions are within the recognized national and international audit standards;
  • Secretary to the Audit committee;
  • A member of the management committee;
  • Overseeing the implementation of audit programmes;
  • Preparation and submission of quarterly and annual final audit reports;
  • Ensuring findings and recommendations arising from each internal audit assignment are promptly reported to the accounting officer and then Audit
    committee;
  • Establishing and maintaining a system to monitor the disposition of Audit results through follow up;
  • Ensuring maintenance of high standards of performance in the department;
  • Undertake institutional risk assessments and recommend mitigation measures;
  • Ensure conformance with code of ethics and standards;
  • Submission of the risk-based annual audit plan to the Audit Committee.
  • Appraising staff in the department;
  • Preparation and implementation of departmental budget proposals and procurement plans; and
  • Mentoring and coaching staff

Requirements for Appointment

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the relevant field on a managerial position;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Business Administration or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: – Commerce (Accounting/Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Auditing, Business Administration or any other equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Possess Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPAK) or Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification;
  • Member of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Institute of Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) and in good standing ;
  • Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than six (4) weeks from a recognized institution will be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Demonstrate integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, competence, due professional care, independence, merit and ability as reflected in work performance;
  • Demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents, National Identity card and Application to  hr@bungomaassembly.go.ke
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email
Please note that CANVASSING in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

Closing Date : 3 October. 2021