Compliance Officers – ICT, Internal Audit & Risk Officer at Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA)

On Thursday, September 19th, 2013

The Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA), a State Corporation with a mandate to License, Supervise and Regulate Sacco Societies in Kenya seeks to recruit qualified persons or the positions of:-

Compliance Officers – ICT 
Ref: SASRA /HRA/2/2 (75)
Key Responsibilities 
1. Supporting the existing SQL and MySQL Databases and the Sacco Supervision Application.
2. Offsite and Onsite analysis of Sacco Societies ICT Systems to ensure compliance with the Sacco Societies Act 2008.
3. Programming in ASP.NET, C# or any other .NET language 4. User support and general I.T. troubleshooting
5. Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science / Business Information Technology, Information Systems or any related relevant ICT field.
  • Professional qualifications in SQL Server Database design, implementation and administration, CCNA or MCSE or MCSD. 
  • Proven knowledge of Computer Programming and DB administration
  • Knowledge of Navision ERP will be an added advantage
  • Must have the ability to work within strict deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • At least 2 years working experience with similar responsibilities

Internal Audit & Risk Officer

Ref: SASRA /HRA/2/2 (74)
The position holder will provide value added services in advising on risk areas, monitoring compliance and continuously improving internal control systems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a sound audit manual detailing audit norms, procedures and standards.
  • Plan and implement operational, information system and other investigative audits.
  • Ensure compliance with the law and regulations with respect to Authority operations.
  • Appraise the effectiveness and efficiency of financial and administrative controls and advise Management and the Board.
  • Ensure implementation of approved audit recommendations
  • Develop risk and compliance management strategies and work plans.
  • Undertake risk assessment and make necessary recommendations
  • Train and create awareness throughout the organization on risk identification and management.
Minimum qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • A bachelor’s degree in Commerce or Business Administration or their equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K)
  • Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) and OR Certified Internal Auditor(CIA) qualifications and membership to the respective professional bodies
  • Member of the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • At least five years relevant experience, three (3) of which must be as a full Internal Audit & Risk management position.
  • Be well versed with internationally accepted auditing standards and computerized Accounting.


How to Apply

SASRA is an equal opportunity employer, interested candidates should submit their applications enclosing detailed CV, current position, 3 referees and their contact email address and telephone numbers quoting the reference above to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority
P.O. Box 25089-00100
To reach us not later than 27th September, 2013
Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted and canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
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