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Reporting: Director, Internal Audit will report administratively to the Governor and functionally to the
Audit Committee for effective and efficient management of the Internal Audit function in the County
Government of Kakamega.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-
i. Provide Strategic, Operational Planning and Coordination of Internal Audit Services in the County Government;
ii. Review risk management mechanisms, internal controls and governance processes;
iii. Coordinate development, review and implementation of Internal Audit policies and procedures manuals;
iv. Manage the Performance of the staff;
v. Provide consultancy and advisory services in regard to internal audit in the County Government entities;
vi. Coordinate preparation of Budgets, Procurement Plans and Annual Work Plans in the Unit
vii. Review and Issue Internal Audit reports to the County management;
viii. Review and monitor the implementation of audit recommendations;
ix. Coordinate quality assurance reviews of internal audit function and independent assessments of the internal control systems; and
x. Overall supervision of staff in the Internal Audit department.
Requirements for Appointment
For appointment at this grade an officer must:-
i. Be a Kenyan citizen;
ii. Have served in the grade of Senior Assistant Director, Internal Auditor Job Group CPSB 04 (‘Q’) or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years and shown merit and ability and demonstrated a high degree of outstanding professional competence in managing the internal audit function and be of integrity with proven leadership qualities in the previous position and results oriented;
iii. Have Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Administration (Accounting/Finance Option) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
iv. Have a Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Auditing and Consultancy, Business Administration, Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Project Management, Risk Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
v. Be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA – K);
vi. Have a Certificate of registration as a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA) or Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) or any other recognized professional body; and Candidates with a certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme will have an added advantage.
Method of application
All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website http://www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 28th May, 2021 at 11.59 P.M. N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org will be accepted. Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified. PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address email@example.com and phone number 0713852573 ONLY. SECRETARY/CEO, CPSB