Reports to: Manager, Internal Audit

Department: Audit Department

Location: Head Office, Nairobi

Job purpose

Reporting to the Internal Manager, Audit the job holder will be required to provide independent and objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes to add value and improve organization’s operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to conducting risk assessment for and planning for assigned audit assignments.
  • Provide assurance on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment, risk management and compliance to Gulf African Bank policies and procedures and Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Prudential guidelines.
  • Identify controls and process weaknesses, document main control points and provide evidential support for report recommendations.
  • Review and evaluate the system of internal controls and assess their adequacy and effectiveness in managing risk and propose value adding recommendations for improvements.
  • Provide assurance that organization’s objectives and goals will be achieved efficiently and effectively.
  • Maintain respectful and effective communication and relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Present to the area management the results, recommendations and conclusions of the audit reviews.
  • Analyze operational and management processes and system controls effectiveness and efficiency in view to improve them and propose value adding recommendations.
  • Document the results of audit work in accordance with internal audit guidelines and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards, the relevant operational best practices and the annual audit place.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, IT, or Business Related field from a university recognized by Commission for University Education.
  • Possession of CPA/ACCA a must.
  • ACI and CIA/CISA/ACIB qualification is an added advantage.
  • Master degree is an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in the use of audit management software e.g. Team Mate.


  • A minimum 4 years’ experience in external audit or internal audit in a bank with hands on experience in auditing business units and complex support unit’s e.g.  End to end credit process, Quality assurance processes review, Trade Finance and Financial Institutions, Treasury, legal, digital products and compliance.

Personal attributes

  • Appreciation of Banking regulatory framework and internal policies.
  • Knowledge of Audit Standards.
  • Proficiency in the use of audit management software e.g.  Analytical tools and Team Mate etc.
  • Appreciation of the Bank’s Credit and Treasury products and services.
  • Customer Service Skills.

How to apply

If you qualify for the position above, kindly fill in and submit the form below

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