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(Jobs in Kenya) Internal Auditor Grade 11 at Pwani University

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Pwani University began as Kilifi Institute of Agriculture in 1984 though the first intake of 200 students for the Two Year Certificate Course in Agriculture and Home Economics was in July 1987. By 2007, Kilifi Institute of Agriculture had graduated 3,837 students. The Institute also hosted a number of Masters and PhD research students from other national universities. On 23rd August 2007, Kilifi Institute of Agriculture was upgraded to a Constituent College of Kenyatta University, and in March 2013, it was given a charter as a full- fledged University. It is strategically placed in the heart of the Coastal region of Kenya in Kilifi Town, right on the Mombasa-Malindi Highway; and is equipped with facilities to offer quality training in Tropical Agriculture, Tropical Medicine, Marine Sciences and Education. So whether you’re finishing high school, beginning university for the first time, or pursuing graduate studies, you’ll find a wide range of options at Pwani University. Our University has more than five schools which all together offer a diversity of degree programmes in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Health and Education. The University has engaged highly qualified staff members.

REF: PU/ADV/10/03/2023


This is a middle- level position in the university and appointment to this position is either on permanent and pensionable terms or on a two (2) year renewable performance-based contract depending on age, citizenship and any other reason.


Academic Qualification

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or equivalent qualification from a recognized University;

In addition, candidates must:

  • Have CPA (K) or equivalent
  • Have knowledge of ERP (Enterprises Resource Planning)
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body (e.g. ICPAK/IIAK)
  • Candidates with strong IT skills will have an added advantage.


  • The candidate must have a minimum of six years continuous working experience in finance or Audit, three of which should have worked as an Auditor (Grade F/10) or equivalent position in a large or busy organization with proven integrity, honesty, independence, innovativeness and compliance to deadlines.

Candidate should have experience in carrying out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Reviewing of audit schedules
  • Reviewing of specific audit work plan
  • Preparing an annual risk register
  • Assisting in reviewing and appraising the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control systems.

Skills and Competencies

The candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Computer literacy
  • Team building and team work
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • Good communication skills Good Managerial skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Ability to work under pressure

Key Responsibilities

  • The officer will perform the following duties and responsibilities
  • Preparing and/or reviewing audit assignment programmes in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Preforming special projects and reviews including investigations as and when assigned
  • Reviewing internal controls covering all the key operational areas in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Continuously assessing the appropriateness and effectiveness of operational processes and practices to ensure efficient and effective utilization and accountability of resources
  • Performing Risk Assessment tailored to each area under review necessary for identification, analysis and evaluation of areas of significant weakness constituting risks to the organization

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