Recours Four Kenya (R4K) Consultants Limited

Internal Investigations Officer – Nairobi

Job Summary

A dynamic Fintech Company providing credit services to MSME’s is currently seeking to recruit an Internal Investigations Officer

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

The officer will be responsible for undertaking investigations of alleged fraud, waste, financial corruption and any other type of misconduct involving company staff, with regard to company’s financed operations, administrative budgets and misuse of company’s resources. The ideal candidate must have experience working in the Financial Services sector.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct and otherwise assist in sensitive preliminary inquiries into allegations of fraud, corruption or staff misconduct as the needed
  2. Assist in controlling, tracking, and analysing allegations, investigations and findings
  3. Conduct data-mining and analysis of Company’s database and systems that may lead to investigations
  4. Undertake and manage investigations and deliver highest quality related investigative work product
  5. Lead or participate in the conduct of sensitive and complex interviews and investigations
  6. Make decisions that are ethically based, transparent and take into account due process
  7. Establish appropriate deadlines and processes for ensuring work products of the highest standards
  8. Maintain case files electronically in a Case Management System (CMS) and in hard copy
  9. Prepare Investigation Reports relating to investigative findings, discuss and defend the findings, conclusions and recommendations
  10. On request or in the absence of the Manager while acting as officer-in-charge, review and edit outputs of investigators and quality control the substance and presentation of investigative findings
  11. Prepare Management Implication Reports resulting from internal control weaknesses giving rise to the occurrence of an investigative event.
  12. Provide statistical analyses of both on-going and completed investigations
  13. Communicate the outcomes and lessons learned from staff misconduct investigations and investigations into company financed operations


Qualifications:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Criminology, and Criminal Justice, Audit, Forensic Accounting or related field.
  • A professional Qualification in Fraud Examination.
  • Must have experience in financial integrity investigations and fraud investigation
  • Ability to work independently and manage challenges.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work successfully with internal functional units
  • Excellent writing, report drafting skills and record keeping.
  • Data analysis skills.
  • High ethical standards and honesty and strong attention to detail.

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