Group Head of Information Systems Audit (IT Audit / Cyber Security/ Internal Controls)– Nairobi, Kenya

Eastern Africa
Posted 3 months ago

Reference No. KMSR06

Job Description:

A leading financial institution is seeking a Group Head of Information Systems Audit to join their team.  Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, the role holder will conduct evaluations of IT-dependent controls and audit of the Group’s information systems as per the annual audit plan.


  • Develop and implement the Group’s information systems audit strategy and lead the Group’s information systems audit team
  • In consultation with the Chief Internal Auditor, prepare an annual risk-based Information Systems audit plan that is aligned to the Group’s strategies and objectives
  • Design, develop and implement Information Systems audit policies and procedures consistent with the Group’s standards
  • Conduct Information Systems audits and reviews to ensure that information systems control and security risks, including Cyber Security risks are clearly identified
  • Perform reviews of Information Systems installations and services to determine the adequacy of logical controls, change control, back-up and recovery procedures and business continuity management
  • Supporting financial and operational audits on specific audit assignments involving advanced IT audit considerations
  • Support investigative and/or forensic audits
  • Coordinate the Group’s information systems audits by external auditors and regulators.


  • Data mining and analytics skills
  • Working knowledge of computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) and Teammate Audit Management System
  • Experience in auditing core banking systems, Enterprise Resource Planning systems and digital platforms

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Information Technology, or related field. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • CPA or CIA will be an added advantage.
  • At least 12 years information systems audit experience gained in either a big 4 audit firm and/or a Commercial Bank

If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Kyle Magnussen at

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Kyle Magnussen

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CA Finance

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