• 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
  • 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
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