Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Information Systems Auditor

New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited is the leading Dairy Company in the Country re-known for its world class brands that include KCC Butter, Ghee, Gold Crown, Safariland and Mala among others.
We are seeking to recruit dynamic and result driven person to fill the following vacancy:-

Information Systems Auditor – HR/ISA/01/08/2013
Job Role 

Reporting to the Chief Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Compliance, the holder will undertake reviews of the NKCC’s ICT infrastructure and provide assurance to management on the adequacy of the system controls.

Key Responsibilities 

• Conducting regular risk assessments in The NKCC’s Information System and recommends measures to mitigate them.
• Contribute to the development of the annual Information Systems audit plan, programmes and schedules on priority basis.
• Auditing of automated systems and information technology in all areas of The NKCC as per annual Information Systems audit plan.
• Examination of automated systems and information technology to determine the extent of compliance with the company’s policies and procedure requirements.
• Provide support to other assurance processes to ensure the overall system audit opinion incorporate the risks identified in the underlying information systems.
• Review, test and rate controls and functions in information systems.
• Review, test and rate controls of all system security at all levels from access to disaster recovery plans.

• Extract data from complex computer systems to facilitate audit compliance and substantive testing
procedure by use of CAATS.
• Assist in identifying suitable audit areas and approaches when the information systems strategy changes.
• Ensure that financial and operational audit programmes include sufficient and relevant information systems audit tests.
• Preparation of draft reports for review by Chief Manager, Internal Audit & Risk Compliance and carrying out audit follow-ups on completed audits.

Minimum Qualifications 

• A degree in Information Systems preferably BSC in Computer Science from a recognized University.
• Professional Qualifications in Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) or Certified Information Systems Management (CISM) is desirable.
• 3-4 years experience in Information Systems audit within an internal audit function or external audit work experience specializing in Information Systems audit from a reputable audit firm.
• Ability to apply professional and other skills acquired in an Enterprise Resource Planning environment.
• Good understanding of information systems controls and techniques for evaluating such controls, concept of risk and risk assessment.
• Sufficient understanding of diverse information systems environment and architecture, software, computer operations and systems lifecycle.
• Thorough understanding of business processes and of Network Security and controls for LAW/WAN.
• Knowledge and experience in the use of CAATS/auditing software is desirable.
• Detailed knowledge of information systems governance and security principles and practices.

Essentials Skills 

• Excellent in written and verbal communication, numerical, analytical and report writing skills.
• Must be proactive and innovative keeping abreast with technological advancements.
• Working knowledge on SAP will be an added advantage.
• Must have ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
• Must be a team player with good interpersonal skills.

If you meet the above minimum requirements please send your applications, Curriculum Vitae, indicating current salary, copies of certificates, testimonials and contacts of at least three referees and daytime telephone contacts to reach the undersigned not later than 23rd August 2013.
Chief Manager, Human Resource and Administration
New Kenya Co-operative Creameries
P.O. Box 30131 – 00100 GPO,