Applications are now being accepted for the following vacancy:

Position title: Senior Internal Auditor
Reporting to: Head of Audit Risk & Compliance (Assurance)
Duty station: Nairobi Head Office with frequent audit visits to the Stores, Units & Regional Offices

Position Summary

The Senior Internal Auditor (SIA) is a self-driven, highly motivated individual with a passion for conducting risk based audits to provide requisite assurance and insight, highlighting internal control deficiencies and associated compliance matters to recommend necessary risk mitigation measures.

The SIA possesses a systematic approach to examine and evaluate the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of risk management processes towards the achievement of strategic objectives by performing complete audit cycle(s), including assessment of risk and internal controls over operations’ effectiveness, financial reporting and compliance with all applicable procedures and regulations.

This position performs senior level duties independently and serves as team lead on assigned audits, upholding auditing standards and practices for the institutional internal audit function. The incumbent will exercise discretion and independent judgement while performing internal audit engagements, conducting audit activity in accordance with Internal Audit standards.

The SIA is an avid explorer, analyst, problem-solver, reporter, trusted advisor & key catalyst for improving governance and contributing to operational excellence by enabling control measures to mitigate revenue leakage and initiatives to lower operational cost. Performing all phases of an array of internal audit activities, the SIA will evaluate risks, analyse opportunities, recommend improvements, promote ethics, ensure accuracy of records and financial statements, investigate fraud, detect wasteful spending, raise red flags, recommend better controls, assure on asset safeguard(s) in place and monitor compliance with policy, procedure and regulation.


  • Ability to uphold Professional Code of Ethics; Integrity, Objectivity, Confidentiality, & Competency
  • Manage multiple assignments concurrently, prioritise effectively, maintain resilience under pressure
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision;consistently uphold high ethical standards
  • Ability to think critically and remain professionally sceptical; demonstrate sound judgement
  • Problem solving skills with consistent commitment to excellence and continual improvement
  • Proficiency in accounting principles, audit standards, tax laws, risk evaluation & assessment
  • Superior understanding of IT systems, A.I., B.I., internal control concepts & their applications
  • Ability to analyse, data mine & interpret key trends, patterns & insights from information received
  • Proficiency in data analytic audit techniques, Vlookups, filters, data mining formulas & audit tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members across multiple business units and departments
  • Ability to understand & assess department processes; to document complete & accurate work flows
  • Ability to identify solutions & recommendations that effectively address internal control risk profiles
  • Possess excellent research skills to timely source requisite information in support of audit findings
  • Proficient communication skills, both written and verbal, with consistent attention to detail
  • Ability to compile & present comprehensive & well detailed, value add audit reports
  • Ability to persuasively communicate insights and recommendations to the auditee


Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or data analyst from an accredited college or university, with a professional certification such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or other applicable certifications.


  • Minimum 3 - 5 years proven audit work experience, preferably in a prominent professional audit firm and/ or reputed hospitality establishment.
  • Experience in Oracle Netsuite or similar ERP, related POS and ResRequest will be advantageous
  • Certification in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certification in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation(s) will be advantageous.

Further details on Position Duties, Responsibilities and Roles will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

Our Offer

We offer employment in a prominent hospitality & touring group with commensurate remuneration, benefits and career progression appropriate to your skills, qualifications and experience. You stand to gain valuable experience and a diverse set of skills working cross-functionally across a multi-facetedgroup.


Please submit your application by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting Senior Internal Auditor in the email header no later than 24 January 2024 with a detailed CV & covering letter, clearly demonstrating how your skills and experience make you the ideal candidate for this position.

Confidentiality assured. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.