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  • Posted: Jan 29, 2020
    Deadline: Feb 8, 2020
  • Family Bank (formely Family Finance Building Society) was registered as a Building Society in October 1984 in Kenya, under the Building Societies Act and commenced operations in the early 1985. Family Bank converted into a fully fledged bank in May 2007 and the main driver for our conversion was the need to offer a wider range of products and services to our...
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    Forensic Auditor

    Are you a go getter, positive minded individual who fits the role profile captured below? There is an opportunity for ambitious, self-driven individuals to fill the above position.

    Reporting to: Head of Audit

    Job Purpose:

    Responsible for leading and conducting investigations of fraud and financial abuse occurring within the Bank. Additionally, the person is responsible for preparing reports, security and investigations team, communicating findings to senior management, human resources, security and legal departments as well as recommending corrective action relating to internal control failures and system breaches in order to mitigate against fraud risk.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Carrying out investigations in order to prevent, detect, and investigate issues of fraud and financial abuse within the Bank.
    • Identify, and clearly define, forensic issues and root causes, recommend improved internal controls and business processes, and ensure that corrective action plans are developed.
    • Promote a zero tolerance control environment within the Bank where fraud or noncompliance is unacceptable and difficult to conceal.
    • The Forensic Audit Auditor, working with the security team, will lead internal/external resources in an effort to address allegations of fraud raised within the Bank.
    • Review forensic audit reports for content and apply proper editing to ensure a professional work product.
    • The Forensic Audit Auditor will conduct and lead internal investigations of alleged or suspected violations of criminal law and corporate policies, including theft, fraud, embezzlement, conflict of interest, collusion, kickbacks, and records falsification amongst other irregular transactions.
    • Conduct informational and admission seeking type interview.
    • Prepare clear, comprehensive and cohesive investigative reports and memoranda in a timely manner. 
    • Prepare work papers to adequately document investigations performed with supporting evidence for all forensic findings.
    • During the investigative process, provide effective recommendations and solutions to the identified issues; ensure business agreement, and follow-through.
    • Interface with various levels of the Bank, including Senior Management.
    • Provide concise and meaningful updates on forensic audits to Internal Audit Leadership, Senior Management, Human Resources, Security and the Legal team.
    • Testify in hearings and criminal trials when necessary.
    • Assist in other Special projects as assigned.
    • Provide coaching audit team members aimed at facilitating the completion of investigations and developing team members' investigation skills.
    • Carry out investigations into financial crimes and breaches in Anti – Money Laundering Laws and Regulations.
    • Conduct trainings within the Bank on fraud risk assessment, detection and preventionResponsible for identifying and reporting potential and actual Money Laundering Risk, including suspicious transactions in accordance with the laid down AML policies & procedures in your area
    • Any other official duty that may be allocated by management from time to time.

    Key Competencies and Attributes:

    • Possess a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic and changing environment that strives to exceed expectations.
    • High level of integrity.
    • Ability to interact well with different people and able to work with staff within the Bank.
    • Possess excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to present forensic findings in an objective and unbiased manner.
    • Have strong, proficient analytical skills.
    • Possess excellent project management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks under stressful conditions
    • Strong leadership and analytical skills, and ability to work independently and in a team environment.
    • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and experience with data mining software such as ACL, SQL preferred.
    • Required to travel to various locations as necessary depending on exigencies of duty.


    • Have a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Criminology, Forensic Accounting, Computer Science or the equivalent;
    • Professional Certification in Forensic Investigations such as CFE is a must.
    • Training in Police, Intelligence operations is an added advantage.
    • Other Professional certifications such as CPA, ACCA, CIA.
    • Thorough knowledge of Anti Money Laundering Laws.
    • At least 6 years’ total work experience of which at least 3 years relating to the investigation of extensive, complex, detailed and confidential investigations.

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    Internal Auditor

    Are you a go getter, positive minded individual who fits the role profile captured below? There is an opportunity for ambitious, self-driven individuals to fill the above position.


    Job Purpose: To execute internal audits as per the International Professional Standards Framework issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors with an objective of offering assurance to Management and the Board on the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management and governance.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the preparation of the Risk based Annual Audit Plan.
    • Undertake planning for specific engagements in line with the IIA Standards and Internal Audit Manual.
    • Executing risk based internal audits as per the audit plan, identifying control gaps and weaknesses and providing recommendations for improvement.
    • Assess the Bank’s risk management and governance processes and provide recommendations for improvement.
    • Review and examine the effectiveness of internal control systems and offer assurance on compliance with laws and regulations, and the bank’s policies and procedures.
    • Recommend Improvements to the process leading to efficiency/cost saving, and reduced revenue leakage.
    • Identifying and reporting potential and actual Money Laundering Risk, including suspicious transactions in accordance with the laid down AML policies and procedures.
    • Documenting audit work consistent with the provisions in the audit manual and IIA standards.
    • Preparing audit reports for discussion with the management of the area under audit.
    • Carry out special audits and investigations as assigned.
    • Any other official duty that may be allocated by management from time to time.

    The Person:

    The ideal candidate must possess the following:


    •  Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Computer Science, Finance, Economics or Business related field from a recognized University.
    • Candidates with a background in Information Technology are highly encouraged to apply.
    • Five years’ experience either in internal or external audit.
    •  Professional accounting qualifications such as CPA or ACCA.
    • Other relevant qualifications such as CISA and CIA are an added advantage.
    • Experience in an external audit firm will be an added advantage.
    • Sound knowledge of the Bank’s policies and procedures .
    • Experience in use of computer audit software such as ACL, IDEA, Team mate will be an added advantage.


    • Experience in use of analytical tools.
    • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbal.
    • High levels of integrity.
    • High standards for quality and ability to organize, prioritize and manage tasks with minimal supervision.
    • Have a high sense of diplomacy and confidentiality.
    • Ability to probe for, analyze and synthesize information.
    • Innovative and creative.
    • Ability to take personal initiative and work with minimal supervision

    Method of Application

    ALL applicants MUST apply online to the email; [email protected]; closing date is 8th February 2020. Canvassing will automatically disqualify the candidate. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    “We are an equal opportunity employer”

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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