Senior Audit Manager at Kyosk Digital Services Limited

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Export Trading Group is the largest agricultural-commodity supply chain company in East and Southern Africa. The Company originates (buys) crops at farm gate “up country” in over 25 African countries, aggregates and processes them in a network of proprietary facilities and exports them internationally. Using this infrastructure in reverse, the Company imports fertilizer and rice, breaks bulk and processes them, and distributes them to smallholders.

Role Profile

  • Reporting to the HoD the Senior Audit Manager will evaluate the efficacy of business processes, internal controls and risk management and make recommendations on how to improve governance, risk controls & compliance.
  • They will lead audits assignments and supervise the Audit Associates.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the development of a risk based annual audit plan to cover all key risk activities of KDS.
  • Deliver the annual internal audit plans in line with quality, time and budget requirements to support robust assurance opinions and other agreed stakeholder requirements
  • Lead high risk or complex audit assignments; prepare and present progress and final reports to management
  • Evaluating the risk management processes and giving reasonable assurance to management that all key business risks are being mitigated appropriately
  • Engage effectively with senior stakeholders to support the identification and management of key risks and to promote effective governance, risk management, control and assurance.
  • Manage the development and documentation of plans for engagements, including audit programmes, objectives, scope, timing and resource allocations.
  • Continuously improve the team’s methodology and approach including effective use of technology drawing on best practice
  • Manage, develop and motivates Audit staff under his/her supervision

Minimum Qualifications & Desired Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline (e.g., Finance, Business). An MBA is an added advantage.
  • Relevant professional qualification; Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)/Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)/Certified Public Accountant (CPA)/ Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Member of a professional organization; ICPAK/ACCA/ ISACA/ IIA
  • At least 10  years experience, 5 of which should be in managing an audit function preferably in an FMCG environment

Competencies & Key Skills:

  • Strategic perspective
  • Leading staff
  • Results oriented
  • Solution focused
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Negotiation & conflict resolution
  • Organization skills