Senior Internal Auditor at Maasai Mara University

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Maasai Mara University is a public university which is the only university in Narok County, Kenya. The university provides high-class quality education for all.

Senior Internal Auditor Salary Scale 13
Basic Salary: Kshs.106,327
Salary Progression: Kshs.106,327 x 2992 – 112,312 x 3728 – 119,767 x 3725 – 127,614 x 4122 – 135,859 x 4121– 144,960 x 4,960 – 149,940 p.a.
House Allowance: ksh. 58,972 /

REF: MMU/SIA/05/2021 GRADE 13

Job Specifications

For appointment to this position, a candidate must have: –

  1. A Master’s degree in Accounting/Finance or in a relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya.
  2. CPA Final (Certified Public Accountant)
  3. Membership registration with ICPA(K)
  4. Proficiency in relevant computer applications
  5. Nine (9) years auditing experience having served for at least a period of three (3) years as Internal Auditor I.
  6. Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  7. Shown unquestionable integrity
  8. Shown merit and ability in work performance and results.

Job Responsibilities

Reporting administratively to the Vice-Chancellor, the main duties will include:

  • Formulation of audit plans and strategy to guide internal audit operations by leading audit teams in the execution of the audit plans
  • Allocation of duties to and supervision of internal audit staff to ensure attainment of the
  • goals as per the internal audit work plans and to ensure effectiveness of internal control systems and policies.
  • Preparation of audit reports to document audit findings so as to guide decision making by the University Management and Council.
  • Conducting risk assessment on various departments to guide in the implementation of the operational policies.
  • Conducting performance appraisal for internal audit staff to ensure goals and objectives of the department are attained
  • Preparation audit reports and plans to document audit findings so as to inform audit activities.
  • Communicating with client’s departments on audit findings, upcoming audit and results.
  • Assessment of the training needs by the internal audit staff through conduct seminars in the university to address on the key audit issues encountered.
  • Carrying out risk assessment for the departments/ sections of the university to determine and mitigate the risks faced by the departments.
  • Conducting audit verification on university asset to ensure their proper usage.
  • Development of internal audit policies and techniques to guide the operations of the internal audit operations.
  • Offering secretariat roles to the audit committee of council through taking of minutes and making reports on the purpose of the meetings.
  • Verifying that the documents for carrying out audit are attached to show that the expenditure are duly approved and charged to paper votes.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned or delegated to you from time to time.

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to:

The Chairman of Council,
Maasai Mara University
P. O. Box 861-20500
Email: [email protected]

Closing Date : 30 November. 2021


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