Internal Auditor (Re-Advertisement)

REF: PU/ADV/02/09/2021


This is a middle–level position in the university, and appointment to this position is either on permanent and pensionable terms; or on a two (2) year renewable performance– based contract depending on age, citizenship and any other reason.

Academic Qualifications

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or equivalent qualification from a recognized University;

In addition, candidates must:

Have CPA (K) or equivalent
Have Knowledge of ERP (Enterprises Resource Planning)
Be a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Be registration with the relevant professional body (e.g. ICPAK /IIAK)


The candidate must have a minimum of six (6) years continuous working experience in finance and /or Audit, three of which should have worked as an Auditor (Grade F/10) or equivalent position in a large or busy organization, with proven integrity, honesty, independence, innovativeness and compliance to deadlines.

Candidates should have experience in carrying out the following duties and responsibilities:

Reviewing of audit schedules
Reviewing of specific audit work plan
Preparing of annual enterprise risk register
Assisting in reviewing and appraising the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control systems
In addition, candidates should show active involvement in International/Continental/Regional /National/ Local/Community activities.

Method of Application
Interested applicants should send four (4) copies of their application for the above positions.

Applications and recommendations letters from referees should be addressed to,

The Vice Chancellor
Pwani University
P. O Box 195–80108, Kilifi

Application should include an up to date CV, providing details of age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.

Pwani University is an equal opportunity employer, Female candidates and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply and should attach their National Council for persons with disability (NCPWD) Certificate.

Candidates with foreign qualifications Must submit a Certificate of Recognition from the Commission of University Education.

The deadline for submitting application is Monday 27th Sept 2021. Applications received later than this date will not be considered.


Please Note that: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification



About Pwani University

Pwani University began as Kilifi Institute of Agriculture in 1984 though the first intake of 200 students for the Two Year Certificate Course in Agriculture and Home Economics was in July 1987. By 2007, Kilifi Institute of Agriculture had graduated 3,837 students. The Institute also hosted a number of Masters and PhD research students from other national universities. On 23rd August 2007, Kilifi Institute of Agriculture was upgraded to a Constituent College of Kenyatta University, and in March 2013, it was given a charter as a full- fledged University. It is strategically placed in the heart of the Coastal region of Kenya in Kilifi Town, right on the Mombasa-Malindi Highway; and is equipped with facilities to offer quality training in Tropical Agriculture, Tropical Medicine, Marine Sciences and Education. So whether you’re finishing high school, beginning university for the first time, or pursuing graduate studies, you’ll find a wide range of options at Pwani University. Our University has more than five schools which all together offer a diversity of degree programmes in the Arts, Humanities, Sciences, Health and Education. The University has engaged highly qualified staff members.