Kenya Red Cross Society – Internal Audit Assistants – 2 Positions

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Overall Purpose

To ensure adequate and effective governance, internal control and risk management processes and systems and provide an assurance of the same.

Reporting to:  Internal Audit Manager


  • Assist in performing assigned tasks as per the annual internal audit plan
  • Examine internal controls, evaluate the design and operational effectiveness, determine exposure to risk, and recommend changes to the internal control systems.
  • Participate in the change management processes while interacting with staff at various levels.
  • Assist in review compliance to policies, procedure and regulations
  • Provide inputs and support implementation of the risk-based audit workplan
  • Analyse deficiencies in management controls, duplication of effort, extravagance, fraud or irregularities to improve the control environment
  • Assist to Coordinate external audit and other assurance providers
  • Assist in follow up recommendations made in both internal and external audit reports
  • Reviews transactions that have financial implications to ensure regularity of receipt, custody and disposal of funds and other financial resources of the KRCS
  • Assists with the collection and analysis of data as well as preparation of data presentations and reports for information sharing, responding to queries, knowledge management, planning and decision making.
  • Prepare periodic audit reports on fraud, errors or other findings, showing sufficient evidence, documenting working papers and making appropriate recommendations
  • Research on engagement planning risk assessment information and obtain sufficient background information related to the subject to be audited.
  • Travels as part of an audit team to carry out field audit assignments at KRCS regions, branches, project sites and implementing partners.


Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or related fields.

Professional Qualifications/Membership to professional bodies

  • CPA (K) or ACCA (UK) qualification
  • Member a relevant professional body
  • Certified Internal Auditor qualification will be an added advantage


  • Minimum of two (2) years’ relevant experience in the areas of audit, risk management, compliance.


  • Advanced data analytics, automated controls testing, monitoring and Robotics.
  • Demonstrated understanding of internal auditing standards in respect of audit, internal control, risk and governance principles.
  • Creative problem solving and Innovative mindset.
  • Good Communication skills and ability to engage with various stakeholders and can facilitate workshops e.g fraud prevention, effective internal controls, etc.
  • Experience in general auditing of small organizations (CBO’s or CSO’s)
  • Effective root cause analysis
  • Knowledge in HIV programs/ general donor funded programs is an added advantage

Closing Date  25th September 2023