COMPETITIVE VACANCIES FOR INTERNAL AUDIT DIRECTORATE AT THE KISII COUNTY GOVERNMENT-APPLY BEFORE 13TH MAY 2021

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KISII COUNTY GOVERNMENT

PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD

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INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

COMPETITIVE VACANCIES-INTERNAL AUDIT DIRECTORATE

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The Kisii County Government wishes to promote personnel to fill competitive posts declared hereunder respectively. This is pursuant to section 70 as read together with section 63 of the County Government act and respective Scheme of service.

  1. DIRECTOR – INTERNAL AUDIT – JG ‘R’ (1 POST), V/No: KSI/CPSB/IA/02/2021

Duties and Responsibilities: –

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Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail: –

  • Supervise internal audit technical activities within the County comprising of audit systems and information technology;
  • Supervise the implementation of strategic and operational plans including quality assurance programs;
  • Establish the design, development and operation of major computer based systems of the County Government to determine whether adequate controls are in place;
  • Supervise activities subject to audit coverage, evaluating their significance and assessing the degree of risks inherent in terms of the audit costs involved, determining adequacy and effectiveness of internal control system;
  • Carry out investigations on irregularities identified or reported in audit reports;
  • Review and approve audit engagement and work plans, programs and budgets;
  • Review internal control systems on budgetary controls and financial returns and other operations of the County Government;
  • Monitor and Evaluate audit findings and implementation of audit recommendations
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of risk management mechanisms, controls and governance processes and recommending improvements; and
  • Supervise staff including assessing training needs, designing and implement training programs for staff and audit committee members.

Requirements for Appointment:

For appointment to this grade an officer must have

  • At least 15years continuous experience in Accounting, internal audit or financial or must have served in the grade of Deputy Director, Internal Audit or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate of registration as a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA) or Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) or any other recognized professional body;
  • Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Programme from a recognized institution will be an added advantage; and
  • Shown merit and ability and demonstrated a high degree of professional competence in managing the internal audit function and be of integrity with proven leadership qualities in the previous position and results oriented.
  • Demonstrated a high degree of professional competence and administrative capability in the management of (vacancy) service functions and
  • Demonstrated a thorough understanding of County and National goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to (position) service functions
  • Certificate in computer applications.
  1. DEPUTY DIRECTOR – INTERNAL AUDIT – JG ‘Q’ (1 POST), V/No: KSI/CPSB/IA/03/2021

Duties and Responsibilities: –

  • Principal Assistant of the Director Internal Audit.
  • Assist in supervising internal audit technical activities within the County comprising of audit systems and information technology;
  • Assist in supervising the implementation of strategic and operational plans including quality assurance programs;
  • Establish the design, development and operation of major computer based systems of the County Government to determine whether adequate controls are in place;
  • Supervise activities subject to audit coverage, evaluating their significance and assessing the degree of risks inherent in terms of the audit costs involved, determining adequacy and effectiveness of internal control system;
  • Carry out investigations on irregularities identified or reported in audit reports;
  • Assist in review and approve audit engagement and work plans, programs and budgets;
  • Review internal control systems on budgetary controls and financial returns and other operations of the County Government;
  • Monitor and Evaluate audit findings and implementation of audit recommendations
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of risk management mechanisms, controls and governance processes and recommending improvements; and
  • Supervise staff including assessing training needs, designing and implement training programs for staff and audit committee members.

Requirements for Appointment:

  • At least 10years continuous experience in Accounting, internal audit or financial or must have served in the grade of Assistant Director, Internal Audit or comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years;
  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/ Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Auditing, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/ Finance option), Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Auditing, Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) finalist or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) minimum mean grade of C+ or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Thorough knowledge in development and implementation of Enterprise Risk Management Framework;
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in the use of Computer Assisted Audit Tools and Techniques (CAATTs);
  • Attended training in Strategic Leadership Development Programme (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution

NOTE:

Only Kisii County Government employees will be considered.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested personnel should drop a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials, latest promotion letter & payslip to reach us on or before 13th May, 2021 at 5.00p.m. and addressed to:-

THE ACTING SECRETARY/CEO,

KISII COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD,

P.O BOX 1848-40200,

KISII, KENYA.

For more details visit our website http://www.kisii.go.ke

KISII COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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