Internal Auditor

Brighter Monday
Rest of Kenya
75,000 - 90,000
24 Nov 2020
15 Dec 2020
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

The Northern Water Works Development Agency (NWWDA) was earlier established as Northern Water Services Board through a Kenya Gazette Notice No. 1716 dated 12th March 2004 as a State Corporation under the State Corporations Act and the Water Act 2002.The water Act 2016 was enacted and the Northern Water Services Board, was Gazetted as Northern Water Works Development Agency vide special issue of Kenya Gazette No.28 dated 26th April 2019.
Northern Water Works Development Agency covers an area of 244,860 Km2 (about 43% of Kenya), with a population of approximately 4.05 million people and approximately 70% of livestock population in Kenya. The Agency is responsible for the development, maintenance and management of Water and Sewerage infrastructure in six (6) counties namely:-Garissa, Wajir, Mandera, Isiolo, Samburu and Marsabit.

3. Internal Auditor - Job Grade (NWWDA 4)
Ref No: NWWDA/03/2020

Duties and responsibilities-;

i) Develop department/division budget and work plan;
ii) Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the department/division;
iii) Assist to prepare draft Board management papers for the Manager Internal Audit approval;
iv) Assist to prepare the departmental service charter;
v) Assist to develop and update appropriate risk management and internal control framework for NWWDA;
vi) Assist to review the audit reports for all risk based audits conducted by Internal Audit staff and following up implementation of the audit recommendations;
vii) Assist to summarize all the audit reports for presentation to the Audit Committee;
viii) Assist to prepare discussion papers on the recommendations of the Audit Committee for presentation at the Board meetings;
ix) Prepare and monitor the annual budget of the Internal Audit Division;
x) Review and access operational financial & management systems, policies, guides and recommend improvements and
xi) Prepare Audit division operational plans

Requirements for Appointment
i) Have served in the grade of Senior Internal Auditor or in a relevant and comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
ii) Bachelor's Degree in Commerce -Accounting or Finance Option or its equivalent from a recognized university from a recognized university;
iii) Master's of Business administration degree (preferably in Finance or Accounting) or its equivalent from a recognized university;
iv) Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination; Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
v) Qualification in Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Internal Systems Auditors (CISA) are an added advantage;
vi) Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing;
vii) Have Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
viii) Prior experience managing an Audit unit in a busy environment; and
ix) Meets the provision of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

How to apply
Application along with detailed up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, including names of three referees, telephone contacts, email address, current and expected salary, and copies of Academic and Professional Certificates and other testimonials should be received on or before Tuesday 15th December,2020 at 5:00 p.m

Additional Requirements
Applicants shortlisted for the interview of the four positions will be required to submit the following-;

i) Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
ii) Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
iii) Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation
iv) Clearance from Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
v) Clearance from an accredited Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
Applications should be sent preferably by email to the following email-: or to the undersigned with an envelope clearly marked indicating the position applied for to-;

P. O. BOX 495-70100

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Northern Water Works Development Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate

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