Chair, County Audit

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Company:County Government of Nakuru
Category:County Jobs
Job Type:Permanent
Salary:Ksh. Not Mentioned
Location:Nakuru

Job details

Responsibilities
 

  • Evaluate whether processes are in place to address key roles and responsibilities in relation to risk management.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of the control environment to provide reasonable assurance that the systems of internal control are of a high standard and functioning as intended.
  • Perform an independent review of the financial statements to ensure the integrity and transparency of the financial reporting process.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of the County Government’s performance information and compliance with the performance management framework and performance reporting requirements.
  • Evaluate the quality of the internal audit function, particularly in the areas of planning, monitoring and reporting.
  • Engage with external audit and assessing the adequacy of management response to issues identified by audit.
  • Review the effectiveness of how the County Government monitors compliance with relevant legislative and regulatory requirements and promotes a culture committed to lawful and ethical behaviour.

    [Requirements for Appointment
     
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: – Accounting, Auditing, Risk Management, Finance, Economics, Procurement, Human Resource Management, Procurement, Law or any other related field from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in any of the above fields will be an added advantage.
    Professional qualifications relevant to their field and be a member in good standing of the relevant professional body e.g. ICPAK, IIA, IHRM, ICPSK, LSK, IEK, KISM.
  • At least ten (10) years professional experience in any of the following fields: – Accounting, Auditing, Risk Management, Finance, Economics, Procurement, Human Resource Management, Law or any other related field at senior management level in a busy, reputable public or private organization;
    Have a thorough understanding of the relevant legislations, best practices and emerging issues in Accounting, Auditing, Risk Management, Finance, Economics, Human Resource Management, Procurement, Law and other related fields;
  • Have a good understanding of Government operations and financial management system.
  • Be a person of integrity, demonstrated professional competence and strong interpersonal skills;

    NOTE:A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a member of
     
    Audit Committee if the persons: –
  • Is present or past employee of the County Government of Nakuru;
  • Have served as an employee or an agent of a business organization which has carried out business with County Government of Nakuru for the last two years.

    Terms and Conditions of Service
     
  • Members of the Audit Committee shall be appointed for a term of three years on part time basis and shall be eligible for re-appointment for a further one term only.
  • Despite the provision in (i) above, after the expiry of every term at least one third of the committee shall retire and shall not be eligible for reappointment.
  • The term is only extended after the performance of the Committee has been reviewed.
    Applicants should not be political office holders.
  • Serve on part time basis
  • Be paid allowances at rates determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

    How to apply
  • click here; http://www.nakuru.go.ke/careers/vacancies/
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