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  • Posted: Feb 16, 2022
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2022
  • The Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (PSASB), is a semi-autonomous State Agency established by the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act No.18 of 2012. The Board is mandated to provide frameworks and set standards for the development and management of accounting, financial and internal audit systems for all state organs and public entities.
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    Senior Officer, Internal Audit Standard


    Terms of engagement: Permanent and Pensionable

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the Principal Internal Audit Standards Officer, the Officer will be responsible for:

    1. Undertaking research to assist in developing draft internal audit standards, risk management and audit committee guidelines.
    2. Assisting in preparation of internal audit guidelines, audit manuals, templates, procedure manuals for all public sector entities in compliance with PFM Act (2012).
    3. Assisting in preparation of audit committee guidelines for all public sector entities
    4. Preparing risk management guidelines for all public sector entities.
    5. Assisting public entities in development of their specific risk management frameworks.
    6. Providing administrative support in carrying out public participation in developing guidelines and manuals.
    7. Providing administrative support in training internal auditors and Audit Committees on internal audit standards and risk management
    8. Updating continuously a database on prescribed guidelines, manuals, and templates.
    9. Providing administrative support in monitoring the implementation of prescribedguidelines, manuals, and templates for all public sector entities and provide recommendations to address any identified gaps.
    10. Providing administrative support in developing Internal Audit methodologies to assist internal auditors in conducting Value for Money, Forensic, compliance, financial, process audits among others.
    11. Providing administrative support in carrying out surveys to identify training needs for internal auditors, audit committee members and risk management officers in all public entities.
    12. Providing administrative support in conducting quality reviews on the implementation of prescribed internal audit standards, guidelines, manuals, and templates for all public sector entities.
    13. Assisting in preparation of learning materials for undertaking training and capacity building on internal audit standards in public entities.
    14. Developing an online repository of learning materials and publications for Accounting Standards.
    15. Participating in development of International Professional Practice Framework for internal auditors with Institute of Internal Auditors global and Institute of Internal Auditors Kenya and IAGD of the National Treasury.
    16. Maintaining a database of the technical queries and recommendations addressing identified gaps in implementation by public sector entities on internal audit standards, risk management guidelines and committee guidelines.
    17. Implementing risk mitigating strategies for the Directorate.

    Job Specifications
    The successful applicant should meet the following specifications:

    1. Served in a Financial, Accounting, Banking or Audit Function in a reputable organization for a minimum period of seven (7) years
    2. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: - Finance, Accounting,
    3. Economics, Business Administration, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
    4. Be a holder of CPA (K)/ ACCA;
    5. Full member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in good standing
    6. Have good knowledge and understanding of International Accounting Standards;
    7. Must demonstrate administrative and professional competence in auditing work, performance and results and application of International Audit Standards;
    8. Good communication and interpersonal skills; and
    9. Proficiency in Computer applications.
    10. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

    Method of Application

    If you can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the specified criteria, please email your C.V, copies of academic and professional certificates and any other supporting documents to the address to Kindly indicate the reference number on the subject of the email. Candidates must attach clearance/compliance certificates from CID, HELB, EACC, CRB & KRA in their applications which should be received not later than 28th February, 2022 at 5.00pm. All applications should be addressed to:




    P O BOX 38831-00100 NAIROBI

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