Vacancies

CPF Financial Services Ltd is a Retirement Benefits Schemes administrator registered and regulated by the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA). CPF currently administers the Local Authorities Pensions Trust (a Defined Benefit Scheme), Laptrust (Umbrella) Retirement Fund (a Defined Contribution Scheme) and CPF (Individual) Pension scheme. We are seeking to recruit a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and skilled professional to drive the delivery of the expanded mandate for the following position:

Job Title : Assistant Information Systems Auditor

Reference : CPF/AISA/19

Supervisor Title : Senior Information Systems Auditor

Division : Internal Audit

Location: Nairobi 

Job Summary

The purpose of the role is to plan and carry out internal audits related to information technology functions/processes and the technology applications that support business functions in CPF Group. The resource will further guide in providing assurance to Board and Management on compliance with requirements for Sharia compliant related products.

 Key Responsibilities        

  • Prepare and implement audit programs and plans for specific information systems audits in consultation with Internal Audit Manager/Senior Information Systems Auditor ensure completion within agreed schedule.
  • Conduct continuous auditing and continuous monitoring of information technology environment audits with a view to determine the main areas of focus and priority and hence draw an appropriate audit program. 
  • Develop, in liaison with the Senior Information Systems Auditor appropriate audit tests and programs aimed at achieving the desired objectives in auditable areas.
  • Carry out post-audit reviews to evaluate progress and status of steps taken to address any current and past audit comment received from auditee in order to follow up on the implementation of their recommendations.
  • Draft, in concurrence with the Senior Information Systems Auditor, reports and analyses that communicate audit results for the relevant business conditions and business risks/controls and where required recommend and negotiate appropriate technical solutions to manage identified risks.
  • Participate in the review of user related procedure/policies for improvement and sign off to ensure they provide for adequate and efficient internal controls.
  • Assist in guiding on compliance on requirements for Sharia related products in CPF Group.
  • Any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time.  

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree Information Technology (IT)
  • Professional qualification e.g. CISA, CIA
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in systems audit preferably with Islamic Finance/Banking background. 

Key Skills and Competency Requirements

  • People management
  • IT skills
  • Report writing skills

If you meet the requirements stipulated for the above position, please write in confidence quoting the Position, Title and Reference Number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Thursday, 14th March, 2019 not later than 5:00 PM. Applications including your Curriculum Vitae, Contact Email address and daytime telephone contacts, Current Position and Remuneration, Name and addresses of three referees should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents; all of which should be valid:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  • KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CPF is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

   


 

Job Title : Internal Audit Manager

Reference : CPF/IAM/19

Supervisor Title : Group Head of Internal Audit

Division : Internal Audit

Location: Nairobi 

Job Summary

The purpose of the role is to support the Group Head of Internal Audit (GHIA) in managing the independent internal audit for CPF Group and provision of internal audit services and consultancies to all CPF clients.

 Key Responsibilities        

  • Assist in planning, directing and monitoring the auditing of the group operations and systems, to ensure compliance with CPF policies, procedures and statutory requirements.
  • Make recommendations and contribute to the development of solutions to improve the internal control and operational environment in CPF.
  • Assist in identifying, pursuing and leading the delivery of all internal audit consultancy assignments for CPF clients to ensure high quality deliverables.
  • Review audit reports and make recommendations to the GHIA on areas of concern in the audit control environment.
  • Review existing audit techniques and approaches used within CPF and ensure that these are in conformity with acceptable international standards.
  • Develop an appropriate risk assessment matrices to be used as a guide in the process of identifying inherent risks and internal/management control risks in all areas and assist Senior Auditors in developing appropriate audit tests to address the identified risks.
  • Analyse the trends in frauds happening in the industry and where necessary, incorporate changes in the existing audit procedures to effectively counter the new challenges.
  • Assist in organizing and manage the available human capital within the department through training, development and proper positioning to ensure optimal productivity and high value services to internal and external customers by leveraging on synergies and good communication.
  • Ensure effective and efficient follow up on closure/implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Assist the GHIA in review of internal audit charters, policies and procedures to align them with the industry best practice.
  • Assist in Board Audit Committees meetings preparation and subsequent minute taking during Audit committee meetings.
  • Any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time.

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized University
  • Professional qualifications i.e. CPA (K) or ACCA
  • Certification in CISA or CIA
  • Five years’ experience, of which two were in middle level management in a busy audit department preferably in financials sector.
  • Membership with professional bodies i.e. ICPAK, ISACA or IIA (K)
  • A Masters’ degree in relevant field will be an added advantage.

Key Skills and Competency Requirements

  • High attention to detail, excellent analytical and computer skills.
  • High level of integrity, confidentiality, excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
  • A strong team player with demonstrated experience in leading and working with teams.

If you meet the requirements stipulated for the above position, please write in confidence quoting the Position, Title and Reference Number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Thursday, 14th March, 2019 not later than 5:00 PM. Applications including your Curriculum Vitae, Contact Email address and daytime telephone contacts, Current Position and Remuneration, Name and addresses of three referees should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents; all of which should be valid:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  • KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CPF is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.