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June 18, 2012

Internal Audit Assistant and Clerk Jobs in Kenya

NRS Sacco is a growing financial institution currently with over 7,000 members.
And that is why we need to recruit a larger team into the organization to help us realize NRS mission and vision as we expand nationally.

We are therefore looking for qualified candidates to fill in the following positions:

Internal Audit Assistant 
Job Description
  • Works under the supervision of an audit senior to ensure that a corporation’s internal controls, procedures and mechanisms conform to top management’s instructions, regulatory guidelines and industry practices.
  • Applies auditing skills and accounting acumen to perform tasks.
  • Develop the assigned audit plan including scope and objectives of the audit, and audit procedures and obtain the Internal Auditor approval for action;
  • Applies generally accepted auditing standards to a firm’s internal controls and ensures these controls are adequate and functional.
  • review a company’s financial reporting systems to confirm adherence to generally accepted accounting principles
  • Honestly and faithfully audit the books and records, and shall report all audit exceptions with recommendations to the internal auditor.
  • Provide evidence that a criminal record history check has been conducted and clearance has been given by the HR department.
  • Prepares and analyzes and reconciles and conduct verifications regarding accounts being examined.
  • Conducts surprise cash counts on company treasury on a frequent basis.
  • Conducts system review to assess its effectiveness and efficiency and recommends necessary actions to improve deficient condition.
  • Prepares and maintains the audit planning worksheet for every engagement and weekly accomplishment report.
  • Witness inventory taking of company’s fixed assets and supplies on annual basis.
  • Assist in the reviews of systems established to ensure compliance with policies, plans Procedures and regulations.
  • Performs other tasks as may be assigned by the internal auditor.
  • Provide assistance to the Internal Auditor and External Auditors as and when required;
  • Conduct special assignment as may be assigned by the Internal Auditor;
  • Follow up the implementation of recommended actions for improvement;
Minimum qualifications
  • Must be aged between 25 – 30 years.
  • Should hold a four-year college degree in accounting, auditing, finance or taxation.
  • Or a minimum of CPA III from a recognized institution.
  • Have a minimum of three (2) years auditing experience preferably.
  • Have experience in financial reporting/compliance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Have organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Has high level of confidentiality.
  • Communicates effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Have integrity and demonstrate good moral character.
  • Able to work under pressure and without supervision. 
Internal Audit Clerk
  • Works hand in hand with audit assistant.
  • Verifies accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers:
  • Check and verify data entered into the system on a daily basis to confirm its validity and authenticity.
  • Corrects errors or lists discrepancies for adjustment.
  • Keep financial records complete, as well as computing and classifying information for that purpose.
  • Checks for correct entry, proper codes and mathematical accuracy in loans interest, penalties, and any other formulas affecting the institution’s accounts.
  • Prepare trial balances of books, monitor the status of accounts and loans to make sure payments are up-to-date, maintain inventory records and prepare expense reports and purchase orders.
  • Assist the audit assistant in conducting checks in branches and transactions verifications
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the internal auditor.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting/ Mathematics
  • Minimum experience 1 year in audit department or accounts department
  • Vast knowledge in accounting systems, operating systems and controls
  • Have integrity and demonstrate good moral character.
Application letter must be Hand Written.
Please note, only hand written applications will be considered.
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications may send their applications enclosing copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, detailed CV including names and contacts of three referees to reach the undersigned on or before 30th June 2012  by noon.
All applications received after that shall not be considered.
For more information please contact the C.E.O. on ndetika@gmail.com

Send applications to:

The Chief Executive Officer
NRS Sacco Ltd.
P.O. Box 575-00902
Ondiri building.
Kikuyu.

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