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Senior Audit & Risk Officer at Women Enterprise Fund

  • Ensure that accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to;
  • Check risk management activities and assess compliance with internal policies, tax regulations and other statutory guidelines;
  • Assist in developing audit management systems and internal audit programs;
  • Assist in the interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control;
  • Participate in developing and updating an internal audit manual to facilitate compliance with auditing standards and guidelines;
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of annual audit plans;
  • Undertake specific audit assignments and prepare detailed audit observations and draft reports;
  • Conduct financial and systems audit & assist in ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other statutory requirements;
  • Ensure audit checks, verification of payments to ensure validity and accuracy;
  • Assist in ensuring that the accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the audit management systems;
  • Assist in following up on the resolution of external audit queries and implementation of external audit recommendations;
  • Participate in conducting institutional risk evaluation and efficiency audit;
  • Carry out review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems;
  • Undertake special audit investigations as may be required from time to time;


For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-

  • Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least five (5) years;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Business Administration/Business Management;
  • Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent;
  • Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results;
  • Valid membership from Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Information System and Control Association (ISACA) in good standing;
  • Possession of qualifications in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA) will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards, principles and procedures
  • Effective communication skills both oral and written
  • IT proficiency and experience in working with large and complex data sets
  • Proactive and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines

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