• Reviewing and appraising the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control systems of the bank
  • Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management system.
  • Provide leadership in performance management, employee development, talent management, and building a work environment that drives high performance and employee satisfaction
  • Assessing the adequacy of established policies and procedures and reviewing the systems established to ensure compliance with these policies, procedures, statutory requirements, and regulations which could have a significant impact on operations; and in corroboration with management update and improve them.
Main Activities
  • As the principal assistant to the Head of Internal Audit, assist the Head of Internal Audit in carrying out a bank-wide annual risk assessment and in developing a risk-based annual internal audit plan;
  • Supervising ongoing audit assignments and reviewing the quality of audit work done by the internal auditors;
  • Ensuring performance of quality audits and production of quality internal audit reports with practical and agreeable corrective actions and submitting the reports to the Head of Internal Audit;
  • Follow up and escalate on all audit findings implementation for escalation as per the bank’s escalation matrix.
  • Carry out analytical reviews of the root cause of the common/ recurrent audit findings and disseminate alerts and solution recommendations;
  • Producing the agendas for the internal audit department meetings and managing the entire process ensuring that quality discussion papers are submitted to the internal audit team and quality minutes are documented.
  • Carry out ad-hoc and consulting assignments such as Investigation of attempted frauds and conduct forensic reviews as requested by management
  • Coordinating the Central Bank of Kenya’s annual inspection of the Bank and ensuring both the inspection reports and the external auditor’s management letters are converted to corrective action plans and that the Audit Committee, through the Head of Internal Audit is regularly updated with the status of implementation of the
    corrective measures by the line managers;
  • To perform any other duty as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit in line with the organization’s goals and objectives.


  • University degree in Accounting, Commerce, Economics or Business Management/Administration or related business degree
  • Masters will be an added advantage.
  • Certified Chartered Accountant/ Certified Public Accountant.
  • Current member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) with a valid membership Certificate
  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) and or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) qualifications will be an
    added advantage.
  • 8-10 years in a busy Internal Audit department or Professional Audit firm with 5 years at senior level