Principal Officer: Internal Audit

Rest of Kenya
90,001 - 105,000
16 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
The County Assembly Service Board of Machakos invites applications from suitable qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the above vacant positions.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

II. Principal Officer: Internal Audit REF: CASB2/19] JOB GROUP Q (ONE POSITION)

a) Duties and Responsibilities

i. Planning and coordinating internal audit activities.

ii. Ensuring adherence of accounting procedures.

iii. Developing and reviewing audit management systems.

iv Verifying final audit reports/queries on financial statements

v. Directing and monitoring audit inspections of the County Assembly's records.

vi. Reviewing audit programmes and work plans for the County Assembly; validating annual audit reports.

vii. Verifying the accuracy and disclosures in financial statements.

Viii. Evaluating and documenting audit evidence.

ix. Ascertaining the adequacy of the County Assembly's internal control and providing remedial advice.

x. Secretary to the Assembly Audit committee xi. Such other relevant duties as may be assigned by the County Assembly Service Board.

b) Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, the applicant must have a minimum of the following

i. Served in the grade of Senior Internal Auditor or in a comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years with proven experience:

ii.Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/ Finance option). Economics. Mathematics. Statistics, Business Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution. (A master's degree or higher qualification will be an added advantage).

iii. Have a certificate in Leadership Course from a recognized institution.

iv. Be a registered member of any of the following professional bodies:-Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya ICPAK) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

v. Proficient in computer application skills.

vi. Demonstrated professional competence and management capabilities as reflected in work performance and results.

Term of Service: Permanent and Pensionable

Remuneration: To be compensated as per the applicable guidelines by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.


· Each application should be accompanied by detailed CV. and copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, Copy of National identification card or passport and other relevant testimonials.

· Application should be submitted in a sealed envelope with the position applied for (including the REF no.), clearly marked on the left top side. And either hand delivered to the Assembly Offices or posted to the following addressed:

The Secretary

County Assembly Service Board of Machakos

P. 0 Box 1168-90100


Online applications may be submitted as PDF attachment via e-mail to:

Important information to all applicants

1. Applications should reach the Secretary, County Assembly Service Board on or before 6th June, 2019 at 5:00pm.

2. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, Canvasing will lead to automatic disqualification.

3. Shortlisted candidates MUST meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance /compliance certificate from the following agencies

a) Ethics and Anti-corruption commission

b) Higher Education Loans Board

c) Kenya Revenue Authority

d) Credit Reference Bureau

e) Directorate of criminal Investigation

The County Assembly service Board of Machakos is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge commission for its recruitment services. Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.