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Dec 17, 2016

Online Travel Company Control Officers Jobs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda

Our client, a leading online travel company in Africa is urgently seeking to recruit a Control Officers for their offices in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda

Job Objective / Purpose of Job: Responsible for carrying out internal control procedures as set out by the policy guideline and assisting the Head of Internal control to implement risk assessment policies and compliance issues

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Risk Analysis
  • Assist the Head of Internal Control and to establish and implement a risk management framework
  • Assist the business unit management team in the identification, assessment, monitoring, aggregation and mitigation of key risks in order to influence decision making
  • Assist in developing and maintaining an effective end-to-end risk management program
  • Compile audit tests and findings
  • Assist in driving the implementation of the operational Risk framework in the firm
  • Work with colleagues to interpret regulatory guidance on risk management and maintain appropriate policies and procedures
Operating Control Procedures
  • Ensure prompt delivery of reports as may be required by the Internal Control Officer and Head, Internal Control Officer
  • Undertake Internal control Assessments across the organs of the Organisation
  • Conduct a daily serial review for all numbered entries, payments, cancellations and refunds of bookings
  • Undertake special control Investigations as may be assigned from time to time
  • Carry out spot checks, stock taking and other functions as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Ensure that all cash and cheque received are promptly recorded and deposited in the form originally received
  • Coordinate other employees and staff to implement the set out internal control procedures.
  • Identify internal control weaknesses and inform Head of internal control to recommend a review of such system
Audit Procedures
  • Ensure integrity of transactions through daily review of balance reports and other relevant reports
  • Perform trend analysis on a timely basis to monitor sales and expenses and identify and monitor any irregular trends
  • Perform ratio analysis on a timely basis to support comparison to set benchmark or accounting periods
  • Conduct unannounced cash counts
  • Monitor the firm’s financial activity on a regular basis, comparing actual to budgeted revenues and expenses
  • Crosscheck the authorised signatures on documents and cheques
  • Assist in ensuring there are audit trails on accounting software
  • Assist in ensuring that assets such as vehicles, cell phones, equipment, and other resources are used only for official business
Compliance
  • Work with colleagues to interpret regulatory guidance on model risk management to establish and maintain appropriate policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence of compliance to procedures and policies of firm or related external body
  • Assist in producing a conflict of interest and code of ethics policy that is updated annually.
  • Provide control and compliance support to other business units
  • Promote a compliance culture in firm that aligns with the control and business objectives of the Bank
  • Applying knowledge and expertise on rules and regulations, and industry standards and best practices.
  • Carrying out observations, inspections and inquiries to test compliance with set out rules
Key Performance Areas:

Financial
  • Budget management
  • Fraud Management
  • Correct and Updated Financial Statement
Internal Process
  • Segregation of Duties
  • Adequate Control Environment
  • Risk Management Procedures
Customer
  • Ethical Culture
  • Risk Thinking Attitude
  • Internal Control procedure
Learning & Growth
  • Use and appreciation of technology
  • Training on upcoming and updated policies and standards
Education/ Professional Qualification:
  • First degree in accounting or finance or any related discipline from a reputable university
  • Professional Qualification or Masters is an added advantage.
Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting, finance, auditing or Business Management in a rapidly growing business
Key Skills & Competencies Requirements:

Functional / Technical:
  • Good knowledge of Accounting and Auditing Function and Standards
  • Business & Financial acumen
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages
  • Information technology
  • Data mining & analytics
  • Business & industry-specific knowledge
Behavioural:
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Persuasion
Working Condition:
  • Normal office environment
  • Requires working with computers
  • Working Long Hours
  • Working out of office in other firm locations
  • Frequent Travelling
  • Periodic interaction with External Stakeholders
How to Apply
 
Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV to [email protected]  indicating the job tittle “CONTROL OFFICER” on the subject line by 23rd December 2016.

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