M-KOPA Hiring Senior Associate-Audit and Investigations-Nairobi, Kenya

Senior Associate – Audit and Investigations






At M-KOPA, We Finance Progress.

The scale and impact of our work is massive. M-KOPA is a fast-growing FinTech company offering millions of underbanked customers across Africa access to life-enhancing products and services. From our roots as the pioneer in pay-as-you-go “PayGo’” solar energy for off-grid homes, we have grown into one of the most advanced connected asset financing platforms in the world, empowering a broad range of customers to achieve progress in their lives.

Our people reflect this mission; we pride ourselves in empowering our people to own their own careers, and encouraging growth through our learning and development programs, coaching partnerships, and on-the-job training. As a collective, we value diversity, knowing every journey brings its own reward, and support each employee as they travel theirs. This includes our family-friendly policies, commitment to employee mental and physical well-being, and flexible working practices. Our aim is for every employee to be able to shape their own career, whilst helping shape the future of M-KOPA as we grow together. 

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The Senior Associate – Audit and Investigations will join our Legal, Audit, Risk, and Compliance (LARC) team and will conduct internal investigations into alleged incidents of misconduct or violations of company procedures.



  • Assist in the execution of the internal audit plan by conducting audits of processes, systems and procedures to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Plan, organize, conduct, and manage investigations of alleged misconduct or potential violations of internal policies and procedures.
  • Obtain and review documents, reports, and other relevant data to gather evidence for audits and investigations. This will involve interviewing witnesses or stakeholders to gather audit evidence.
  • Analyze data, determine findings, and formulate recommendation actions.
  • Prepare detailed and accurate audit and investigation reports outlining findings and recommendations.
  • Follow up with management on the implementation of corrective actions from the audit and investigation findings.
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  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences/ Law/ Finance/Accounting or related fields from a recognized university.
  • ACCA/CPA/CIA/CISA/certification or the equivalent qualification.
  • Participation in investigation training courses.
  • Minimum of 3 Years of experience conducting investigations and audits.


  • Able to pay attention to detail and possess a high level of professionalism and truthfulness.
  • Excellent judgment, honesty, and integrity to the highest degree.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent drafting and reporting skills, including interviewing/oral communication skills.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced level of Microsoft Suites, including Excel and Word use and analysis.
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures and communicate effectively across multiple levels in a global organization.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.

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M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

M-KOPA explicitly prohibits the use of Forced or Child Labour and respects the rights of its employees to agree to terms and conditions of employment voluntarily, without coercion, and freely terminate their employment on appropriate notice. M-KOPA shall ensure that its Employees are of legal working age and shall comply with local laws for youth employment or student work, such as internships or apprenticeships. 

M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’, or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.

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