Friday, February 01, 2013

Internal Audit Fraud Specialist job in Kenya

Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture
Function: Finance System Support
Employer: One Acre Fund
Job Title: Internal Audit Fraud Specialist
Job Location: Rural Kenya
Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description
One Acre Fund is a start-up NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. 
We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. 
Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  
We are growing quickly. In five years, we have grown to serve 135,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff.

Job Description
One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; we are seeking individuals to take position in the organization as an Internal Audit Fraud Specialist.  
One Acre Fund is looking for experiences, talented and candidates who are committed to making a difference in farmers’ lives.

Contract details: Permanent subject to Performance

Candidate Profile
  • Committed, focused and determined to succeed in life.
  • Good computer keyboard skills- Proficient in excel
Primary Duties of Internal Audit Fraud Specialist
Key Tasks
  • Receive fraud allegations and manage follow up.
  • Ensure appropriate legal action for fraud cases is supported as necessary.
  • Work with colleagues and management to minimize fraud exposure.
  • Review budget requests for compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Design and execute audit tests in compliance with conventional auditing guidelines.
  • Carry out audit reviews to assess the effectiveness of risk management and the adequacy of internal controls.
  • Ensure the Organizations’ policy manuals are strictly adhered to.
  • Prepare reports on audit findings for sharing with the management team.
  • Provide workable solutions, guidance on process improvement and best practices.
  • Follow up audit recommendations to ensure timely implementation and action on corrective measures to mitigate identified risks.
  • CPA K, ACCA, Certified Fraud Examiner, or Legal qualification or experience, preferred.
  • At least 2 years working experience in a Micro Finance company preferably in the in Audit/Accounts Department.
Career Growth and Development: One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. 
We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews.
 We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.
  • Very good computer skills required
  • Soft skills and personal work ethics
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to encourage a team-based approach
  • The ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing)
  • A logical mind with the capacity to overcome difficult problems creatively.
  • Good organizational skills
  • To be honest, discreet and trustworthy.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately.
  • An eye for detail.    
The candidate should be willing to reside in the western and Nyanza regions of Kenya.
Preferred Start Date: As Soon as Possible
Time Line: Resumes should be submitted by 14th February.
Compensation: Competitive Salary with Performance Based Incentives
Benefits: NSSF and NHIF, airtime and small transportation allowances
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.
One Acre Fund Kenya is an equal opportunity employer; both women and men of integrity are invited to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
To Apply
Email cover letter and resume (Subject line: Internal Audit Fraud Specialist + the place you heard of the position) and Salary Expectation
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