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Information Systems Auditors at Central Bank of Kenya

Recours 4 Kenya
Full Time

Organization Name: Central Bank of Kenya

Job Title: Information Systems Auditor

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: ICT

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out audit and consultancy assignments;
  • Carry out special audit assignments as may be directed from time to time;
  • Document business processes and workflows for departments under review to ensure adequate audit coverage;
  • Preparation of comprehensive, concise and easy to follow working papers;
  • Drafting Audit observations, risks and action points for review by the team leader and Internal Audit Management;
  • Provide recommendations to management to address control issues identified;
  • Conducting periodic follow-up of prior audit recommendations;
  • Update the Audit team Leader and audit team with audit progress and audit issues;
  • Conduct investigations as assigned by Audit Management;
  • Witness disposal and destruction of unserviceable notes and obsolete documents as per laid down procedures;
  • Carry out surprise checks of cash in Banking and Currency Departments.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline;
  • Must possess professional qualifications relevant to IS Audit such CISA, CISM, CISSP;
  • Possession of accounting qualifications such as CIA,CPA or ACCA is recommended;
  • Demonstrable understanding of audit operations and processes.

Work Experience

Not less than three (3) years’ experience as an IS Auditor in a Financial Institution, Audit Firm or any other reputable organization.


Technical Competencies

Good understanding of the following knowledge areas:

  • Information systems operations, management and control frameworks
  • Internal audit standards, theory, and methodology
  • Financial accounting and finance
  • Managerial accounting
  • Impact of government legislation and regulation on business and economics
  • Quality management frameworks
  • Ethics and fraud
  • Governance, risk, and control frameworks
  • Organizational theory, structures, culture, and customer behaviour and satisfaction

Expertise in the following areas:

  • Computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) and MS office suite
  • Project management
  • Business process analysis
  • Balance scorecard
  • Risk and control assessment techniques
  • Governance risk and control: tools and techniques
  • Data collection and analysis tools and techniques
  • Problem solving tools and techniques

Behavioral/General Competencies

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team
  • Decision making
  • Professionalism
  • Communication
  • Customer orientation
  • Integrity and honesty and ethics
  • Resilience
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • 9. Ability to drive change
  • 10. Building consensus and influencing
  • 11. Emotional Intelligence
  • 12. Independence and objectivity
Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Central Bank of Kenya on to apply

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