Internal Audit Graduate Trainee

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Riara Group of Schools Graduate Trainee – Internal Audit

Riara Group of SchoolsThe Riara Group of Schools is a brand that has been in existence for over four decades and is a leading institution in the education industry.

We are inspired and motivated by the Riara philosophy of quality education to bridge higher education and the dynamism of the labour market.

We are looking for a vibrant candidate to fill the position of a Graduate Trainee – Internal Audit.

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Group Internal Auditor, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to relate theoretical and practical knowledge of the audit process and perform audits in line with expected international audit standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete process review documentation for specifically assigned audit areas (e.g. pre-audit assessment questionnaire, system narratives and flowcharts);
  • Prepare technical documents, work papers and reports that demonstrate an understanding of assigned areas, satisfy audit program steps and effectively support the results of field work;
  • Effectively use IA audit tools and resources within assigned areas;
  • Adhere to departmental and other relevant external, professional auditing standards (e.g. IIA professional standards);
  • Accurately and completely identify and document audit issues;
  • Update the status of the previous audit findings on a monthly basis, auditing resolved issues and preparing the monthly status report for review.
  • Perform special audit-related projects as assigned (including compliance reviews).

Skill and Abilities:

  • Adept at analyzing and synthesizing information so as to make appropriate recommendations and arrive at sound solutions.
  • Attention to detail and strong logical reasoning.
  • Strong interaction skills so as to build successful relationships and communicate well and effectively with different audiences.
  • Strong time management, organization and prioritization skills due to involvement in multiple audits and/or projects with varying deadlines.
  • Desire to build a career in Internal Audit. Some experience through internships, school projects, or coursework is an added advantage.

Qualifications Knowledge and Experience:

• A Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized University (Second Class Upper) and CPA (K).

• must be proficient in MS Office Suite of Packages

• Must have accuracy and keen attention to detail

• Proactive and self-motivated

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Application Procedure:

Qualified candidates should send a copy of their CV including current and expected remuneration and contact details of 3 referees to by close of business Saturday, January 20th, 2018.

Employment Policy Statement

In line with its values and the Employment Act 2007 provisions, Riara Group of Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to promote good and fair employment practices which are intended to achieve the most effective use of all its human resources.

We eliminate all types of unfair discrimination based on race, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, nationality, ethnic or social origin, disability, pregnancy, or HIV status. Please note that we do not charge interview candidates a fee at any point during the recruitment process.

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Accounting, Banking & Financial Services

Applications Accepted Until

20 January 2018