Kenindia Assurance Company Limited, one of the leading composite insurers in the region, has the following exciting career opportunities:

Internal Auditor (2)

The jobholder will report to the Chief Internal Auditor with the following key responsibilities:

  • Reviewing the accounting, administrative and internal control systems for adequacy and effectiveness
  • Ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring compliance with all the relevant legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Ensuring all company income and expenses are properly recorded and accounted for
  • Ensure company assets are safeguarded   
  • Performing post – implementation reviews of previous audit recommendations
  • Participating in key operational projects that involve huge investments to ensure that procedures are followed and that there are adequate internal controls.
  • Reviewing management decisions and assessing their effectiveness and efficiency
  • Carrying out adhoc investigations

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree or any other relevant degree from a recognised University
  • CPA(K) or any other professionally recognised accounting qualification
  • Minimum four (4) years relevant working experience, preferably from a reputable professional accounting firm or an internal audit department of a large commercial organisation
  • Computer literate, especially in MS Office
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Information System Auditor

The jobholder will report to the Chief Internal Auditor with the following key responsibilities:

  • Reviewing security controls on all the Company’s information systems
  • Reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls on new information systems and system changes on existing systems
  • Carrying out pre – implementation  reviews of projects requiring acquisition of  new IT software and assessing their technical viability
  • Carrying out post implementation reviews of newly installed information systems and system changes in the Company 
  • Reviewing internal controls on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Performing post – implementation reviews of previous audit recommendations and reporting on implementation status
  • Reviewing management decisions with regard to information systems and assessing their effectiveness and efficiency

 Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in information Systems from a reputable University
  • Qualification in CISA or CIA
  • Minimum four (4) years relevant working experience, preferably from a reputable professional accounting firm or an internal audit department of a large commercial organization
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Information Systems Audit Assistant

The position reports to the Information Systems Auditor with the following key responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and documenting, under the guidance of the Information Systems Auditor, information systems controls on all areas of the Company’s operations
  • Carrying out pre – implementation  reviews of projects requiring acquisition of  new IT software & Hardware and assessing their technical viability
  • Reviewing the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls on new information systems and system changes on existing systems
  • Carrying out post implementation reviews of newly installed information systems and system changes
  • Reviewing security controls on the Company’s information systems
  • Reviewing internal controls on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Assisting the Information Systems Auditor in carrying out ad hoc assignments and investigations
  • Performing post – implementation reviews of previous audit recommendations and reporting on implementation status

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in information Systems from a reputable University
  • Good technical knowledge and skills in MS Windows and Oracle Database Management Systems, Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), Intranet and client/server environments
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Risk Officer

 Reports to : Risk Manager 

Purpose of the position

Implement the risk management framework by supporting the various divisions/departments identify and analyse their risks and also monitor on a regular basis the implementation of the management actions/mitigating actions.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Implement the risk management framework by ensuring the implementation of risk processes i.e. risk identification, risk assessment, risk monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensure that risk is analysed appropriately to ensure appropriate prioritisation and action.
  • Assist in establishing and embedding  risk culture across the business unit through risk awareness
  • Provide oversight for risk management activities across various departments ensuring Kenindia risk policies are implemented and complied with.
  • Interface with key managers to ensure that risk management is embedded in their daily responsibilities.
  • Maintain the risk registers and produce risk reports.

 Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Business related degree and CPA/ACCA/CFA/ACII/FIA
  • Over 5 years experience in the financial services industry in any of the following areas: Risk, Compliance, Operations, Finance, Actuarial or Audit,
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Highly analytical with the ability to understand the big picture in which the business is operating, the inter-play between the different components. This includes an understanding of commercial and financial principles.

Compliance Officer

Reports to: Risk Manager

Purpose of the position

Implement the Compliance Strategy by ensuring compliance by the business with applicable legislation through the implementation of compliance risk management and monitoring plans.

  • Interpret proposed, new and existing regulations from for the business to enable management prepare appropriate plans for implementation or for engagement with the regulators.
  • Conduct compliance reviews and follow up on management implementation actions to ensure timely resolution of compliance gaps and to also ensure adequate processes and controls are put in place to enhance compliance.
  • Report on compliance status through the available escalation channels including compliance breaches
  • Assist in the coordination of communication to and from the regulators and monitoring of management actions expected by the regulators.
  • Co-ordinate the process of submitting the various returns to the various regulators in a pro-active manner to ensure timely submission of returns.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  •  A law or business degree and CPS/ CPA/ACCA/CFA/ACII/FIA
  • Over 5 years experience in the financial services industry in any of the following areas: Legal, Risk, Compliance, or Operations.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Highly analytical with the ability to understand the big picture in which the business is operating, the inter-play between the different components. This includes an understanding of commercial and financial principles.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria should email their applica��ons and detailed CVs to
hr@kenindia.com on or before 17th October 2012.

 

Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted candidates

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