UNES Chief Manager (Risk & Internal Audit) Job in Kenya 2019
Job Employment Kenya: UNES Chief Manager (Risk & Internal Audit) Job in Kenya 2019
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University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Ltd

Chief Manager, Risk & Internal Audit

Job Ref: UNES/ADT/CMRIA/02/2019

Location: Nairobi

Contract Duration: Three Years with Six Months Probationary Period

Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Director Administratively and to the Board Risk & Audit Committee functionally, the incumbent shall be tasked with the following responsibilities:

  • Managing Internal Audit Function
  • Facilitating the Audit Committee Meetings through the Managing Director and provision of the Audit Committee with a secretariat.
  • Preparation of Annual Internal Audit plan.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the Internal Controls in the organization
  • Preparing the Audit Programmes in line with the Audit Plan and the Audit Committee agreed areas of focus.
  • Carrying out of risk based internal audits and preparation of timely, detailed, accurate audit reports.
  • Advising senior management on key audit issues and recommendations through exit meetings
  • Facilitating the development of a strong Internal Audit team through training
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of Enterprise Risk Management and provide quarterly status reports
  • Recommending mitigation measures to address identified weaknesses where necessary

Job Specifications

  • Possess a master’s degree (Finance or Accounting option) or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10 years work experience in auditing three of which should be in a Senior Position.
  • Professional Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (Kenya) or its equivalent for the last 5 years
  • Be a registered member of ICPAK and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Possess good communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of Management and Employees.
  • Knowledge of Kenyan tax laws
  • Must be a person of high integrity
  • Good knowledge of risk-based auditing methodologies
  • ISA and IFRSs
  • Working knowledge and application of computer Aided Audit techniques and tools (CAATT`S)
  • Possess good knowledge of Risk Monitoring and assessment

Application Procedure

Applicants interested in the above position should submit the following:

  • Cover letter detailing why you want to be considered for the position, as well as current and expected gross salary.
  • Detailed CV including at minimum:
  • Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  • Employment history to date. Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  • Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  • Names of 3 referees with their contacts.
  • Copies of ALL academic and professional certificates and testimonials.
  • Completed Personal Data Form (Download HERE) fully filled and signed
  • Indicate the Job Reference Number and Title in your email

All applications to reach the undersigned on or before February 22, 2019 strictly via the following email recruitment@uneskenya.com.

Hard Copies will not be accepted.

Chief Manager, Finance & Administration
UNES Limited
P.O.Box 68241-00200


Shortlisted Candidates shall be required to comply with chapter six of the constitution of Kenya requirements by submitting the following documents.

  1. Certificate of Good Conduct/ Police Clearance Certificate
  2. CRB Clearance Certificate
  3. HELB Clearance/Compliance Certificate
  4. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission Certificate
  5. Kenya Revenue Authority Clearance Certificate

N/B: Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

UNES does not require any payment in order to process your applications.

UNES is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Job Summary:
Job Title

Chief Manager (Risk & Internal Audit)

Job Category

Audit and Quality Assurance

Job Type


Company / Organization

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES)

Approx. Salary


Job Opening Date


Job Expiry Date


Job Details
Job Location


Nairobi, Kenya


Nairobi County


Accounting and Finance, Audit and Quality Assurance


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