QUALIFICATIONS,REQUIREMENTS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Requirements for Appointment
i) Degree from a recognized University
ii) Progressive working experience of not less than five (5) years
iii) Be a member of a professional body and in good standing
iv) Shall not have served or be serving as an employee, member of any committee of Uasin Gishu County for the last two years
v) Shall not have served or be serving as an employee of a business organization which has carried out any business with Uasin Gishu County in the last two years.
vi) Have a good understanding of county government operating, financial reporting or auditing
vii) Applicants should not be political office holders.
viii) Be a person of integrity and meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
Duties and responsibilities
i) Obtain assurance from management that all financial and non-financial internal control and risk management functions are operating effectively and reliably.
ii) Provide an independent review of reporting functions to ensure the integrity of financial reports.
iii) Monitor the effectiveness of performance management and performance information.
iv) Provide strong and effective oversight of internal audit function.
v) Provide effective liaison and facilitate communication between management and external audit.
vi) Provide oversight of the implementation of accepted audit recommendations.
vii) Ensure effective monitoring of compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements and promotes a culture committed to lawful and ethical behaviour
Terms of Appointment:
i) Members of the Audit Committee shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years and shall be eligible for reappointment for a further one term only.
ii) Despite the provision in (i) above, after the expiry of every term at least one third of the committee shall retire and shall not be eligible for reappointment.
iii) The term is only extended after the performance of the Committee has been reviewed.