Internal Audit Manager at Tuskys

Tuskys is a Kenyan supermarket chain. It is one of the large supermarket chains in the Great Lakes Area. It employs nearly 6150 people, 6,000+ in Kenya, and 150 in Uganda.


To lead assignment through the planning, execution and reporting and in addition give assurance that rules, procedures and regulations are being complied in a manner consistent with the organization’s objectives and policies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing the annual audit plan for approval by Management and the Board.
  • Preparing and presenting quarterly audit and investigation reports to CEO and the Board
  • Carrying out audit activities within Tuskys network as well as Liaising with external auditors.
  • Developing an annual risk based programs including Revenue protection controls, Cash risk protection controls and Asset risk protection controls.
  • Effective and efficient planning and execution of audits and reporting in line with Business Internal Audit plans including planning, fieldwork and report drafting.
  • Direct Internal Audit team and being responsible for the team delivery on all aspects of the audit plan.
  • Working closely with Compliance person to ensure existing policies and procedures are appropriate and implemented correctly.
  • Assessing risk across the business, developing and executing a detailed plan leveraging internal resources and enabling reviews focusing on areas of highest perceived risk.
  • Ensuring that risk management/internal control remains high of the agenda for the business.
  • Reviewing risk management processes, procedures and controls, with a view to providing suggestions for improvement.
  • Attending to all risk reporting on key risks, audit activity, outputs, concerns, incidents of fraud and communication of status of the control environment.
  • Undertaking a broad range of testing across operational and financial systems and procedures, both planned and ad hoc reviews as required.
  • Establish clear communication with key stakeholders of all issues and associated risks and a link to strategic implications.
  • Facilitate and contribute to the business risk assessment, management and reporting process
  • Supporting change activity project work and other internal Business audit initiatives.
  • Providing detailed & actionable feedback based on audit work on ways to improve operational and financial systems and procedures of the business.
  • Review of the audit programs, procedures and completing continuous monitoring and issue follow up work.

Primary Responsibilities:

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Business or equivalent
  • A Master degree related field would be added advantage

Professional Qualifications

CPA (K), CISA, ACCA or related qualifications.


 6-10 years’ total experience in either an audit or finance environment in either practice or a commercial business.

Desired Skills

  •  Internal Audit experience in retail, from either practice or industry.
  •  The ability to work autonomously and run projects to a high standard, whilst managing time successfully.
  •  Self-starter with strong influencing skills, the desire to challenge the status quo and identify efficiency measures across the business.
  •  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels including Board level.

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