Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) – Assistant Manager – Continuous Audit.

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Assistant Manager – Continuous Audit

Department:      Internal Audit

Division:               Information Systems

Section / Unit:   Continuous Audit         

Job Purpose

The job holder is responsible for planning, organizing, and performing data acquisition, validation, analysis, documentation, reporting and automation of tests of key control areas in the Authority. The job holder shall assist internal auditors to integrate data analytics into internal audits

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks

Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and execution of a comprehensive continuous audit Annual Audit Work Plan (AAWP) based upon risk assessment, management’s goals and objectives, and the requirements of the Board Audit Committee.
  • Provide professional audit services as the Team leader in conducting reviews of assigned organizational activities in accordance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Assist in preparation of the unit annual budget.
  • Assist in development of the Departmental risk register.
  • Carry out ad hoc special assignments and investigations

Operational Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Plan and execute audits designed to provide assessment of internal control processes and operational performance, in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit as set forth by the IIA, and department standards.
  • Prepare detailed plans for performing individual audit projects including the identification of key risks and controls, determination of audit objectives, development of an appropriate audit program and make necessary recommends for staff and budget to complete the project
  • Develop and maintain continuous audit scripts to facilitate the department’s program of continuous auditing.
  • Review audit working papers documenting the result of reviews of assigned activities and recommended management action.
  • Prepares under minimal supervision draft audit reports on assessment of systems, processes and operations, and management’s planned corrective actions.
  • Provide advisory/consultancy support across the Authority.

Job Dimensions:

Financial Responsibility:

  • Development of unit budget
  • Responsibility for Physical Assets
  • Responsible for physical assets assigned by the institution.

Decision Making:

  • Makes decisions using standard operating procedures
  • Assign work to subordinates.
  • Monitor subordinates work performance.
  • Appraise/evaluate subordinates performance.

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within the office.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT Forensics or forensic science, Information Technology , Computer Science, Business Information Technology,  Mathematics, Law and Computers

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies

  • CISA or CISM, CIA, CFE
  • Data Management/ data analytics certifications
  • Certificate in digital forensics or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification
  • Membership of ISACA, ICPAK, IIA, ACFE

Previous relevant work experience required.

  • At least 2 years audit experience with adequate working knowledge in an environment that provides exposure to planning, organizing and performing data acquisition, validation, analysis, documentation, reporting and automation of key controls
  • Understanding of concepts related to data analytics, automation of control testing, investigative skills

Need to know:  

  • Data analytical skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Business acumen skills
  • Use of CAAT tools           

Attributes:

  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to understand business processes and good awareness of functional relationships of Departments within the Authority.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • Understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Decision making skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • Data analysis scripting and programming experience
  • Approvals

Note:

  1. All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
  2. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  3. All applications should be submitted online by 25th January 2022.
  4. KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.
  5. KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Job Application Guidelines

Registration:

  • Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  • Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

If you experience any delay in receiving an email notification at the end of the e-recruitment registration process, please refresh your email. In case of any challenge, please send your query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

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