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Assistant Manager Internal Audit – Grade 4 at HELB

Assistant Manager Internal Audit – Grade 4 at HELB,

Assistant Manager Internal Audit – Grade 4 at HELB

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The Higher Education Loans Board, HELB, is the leading financier of higher education in Kenya. It is a State Corporation under the then Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology. HELB was established by an Act of Parliament (Cap 213A) in 1995.The mandate of the Board is to disburse loans, bursaries and scholarship to students pursuing higher education

Assistant Manager Internal Audit – Grade 4 at HELB

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, Risk Management & Compliance, the job holder will be responsible for coordinating conduct of various types of audits and reviews in accordance with International Standards for professional practice of Internal Auditing to promote efficiency and effective of operations, reliability and integrity of financial and operational information, safeguarding assets and to ensure adherence to applicable laws and regulations, policies and procedures, standards and contracts for the Board

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating assurance on the management of the institutions loan records in excess of Ksh. 115 Billion since inception;
  • Coordinating operations of the audit section for effective service delivery;
  • Coordinating development and implementation of internal audit section policies and procedures to achieve the audit strategic objectives;
  • Coordinating development of the Audit section’s risk- based work plan to ensure timelines set are attained;
  • Managing individual engagements from planning to follow up by the direct reports to enable seamless completion of activities;
  • Coordinating implementation of approved annual audit plan by developing individual assignment work plans and allocating activities to appropriate resource and monitoring execution;
  • Mentoring and coaching staff in the Audit section for career growth and enhanced performance;
  • Coordinating preparation of audit reports for presentation to management and to the Audit, Risk Management and Compliance Committee of the Board and ensure implementation of arising recommendations;
  • Ensuring maintenance of ISO Standards and other quality standards implemented by the institution for the section to fulfil the mandate and align with best practice;
  • Coordinating the performance of investigations as necessary;

Minimum Academic Qualifications:

  • A holder of a Bachelors’ Degree in a Business-related field of study from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s Degree in business related field from a recognized institution;
  • Certified Public Accountant Kenya (CPA (K))/Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) qualification;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body such as Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK) /ACCA; Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), or Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant work experience in Auditing with at least 3 years’ experience as an audit supervisor or a comparable position with similar
  • responsibilities

Method of Application

If you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above:Please send your application letter, detailed CV, relevant copies of testimonials & certificates, to reach the office of Chief Executive Officer not later than Tuesday, 31st January 2023 through email: Email Address: Please quote the position on the subject line while sending your application