Information System Auditor

Madison Group is a leading provider of Life, Investment, Healthcare and General Insurance services throughout Kenya.  The Company is recruiting for the following position:.

 Information system Auditor:

Under indirect supervision of the internal audit manager, performs detailed evaluation, risk assessment, internal control and audit reviews of computer information systems. Provides quality assurance in technology acquisition, implementation and sign off of IT projects. Consults with management and staff on computer information systems operational issues. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Generating and issuing clients invoices; reconciling debtors and creditors on a monthly basis; undertaking monthly bank reconciliations; 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Conduct operational, compliance, financial and investigative audits, as assigned. 
  • Acquire knowledge (professional development) on the developments related to IT sector’s laws, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and audit standards. 
  • Assisting and training other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems.
  • Assist in extraction and analysis of audit data using data analytical tools and CAATs to improve IA department’s efficiency and productivity.
  • Recommend revisions to audit procedures to enhance efficiencies. Review internal controls throughout the group by evaluating the adequacy of system controls and recommend improvements.
  • Participate in providing quality assurance in technology acquisition, implementation and sign off of IS projects.
  • Perform audit follow-up and tracking of open audit findings to ensure that audit findings are closed within the agreed timelines.
  • Perform information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance.
  • Preparation of high quality audit reports and PowerPoint presentations on IS audits, IS risks and opportunities and discuss the same with management.
  • Execute IS audit assignments and document well referenced working papers and evidence for each IS audit assignment in accordance with IS audit standards and best practice to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of data and business applications (ITGC and Application Controls).
  • Preparing detailed IS Audit planning memoranda, audit programs and procedures for each IS audit assignment which may include IS network reviews, Business application systems review, Database reviews, IS security reviews, IS development/acquisition reviews, IS processes review etc.
  • Conduct IS risk assessments to identify inherent and potential risks and ensure implementation of mitigation measures.
  • Planning and scoping of annual and ad hoc IS audits in liaison with the Head of Department.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • A degree from a recognized University preferably in Computer Science or a related field with at least 4 years’ relevant experience. 
  • Professional qualifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), AND Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 

Qualified candidates are expected to possess the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Finance-related course. 
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in information systems and information security 
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform operational/financial audits and investigations besides IS audits.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.  
  • Knowledge of software requirements for the auditing of computing systems and procedures. Knowledge of computer systems development and programming. 
  • Knowledge of auditing concepts and principles. 
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.  
  • Ability to engage with senior management and staff on audit matters.
  • Experience in audit of ERP (Oracle, SAP) and DB would be an added advantage. 
  • Proficient in using computer software and applications (e.g., ACL, TeamMate, Idea, SQL, Ms Office etc.)  

Candidates with the required qualifications, experience and competencies who wish to apply for any of the above positions are required to forward their applications with their CVs, copies of relevant certificates and details of current remuneration to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and cc the Human Resource Manager at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it not later than 28th  August, 2019