NIRAS 2024 Recruitment

NIRAS 2024 Recruitment

Consultancy for a Project Audit

Job type: Consultancy
Job category: Administration/Finance
Hiring Organization: NIRAS
Education level: Not specified
Experience: 10+ years
Deadline: March 27, 2024
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Terms of Reference for Project Audit

NIRAS Finland, in collaboration with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA), has undertaken the project “Strengthening Prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Kenya, Implementation Phase”, FY 2021-2024. The Implementing Agency in Kenya is the State Department for Gender and Affirmative Action under the Ministry of Gender, Culture, and Sports, in partnership with the County Governments of Bungoma, Kilifi, and Samburu.

Under the program agreement, NIRAS Finland is required to conduct an independent audit of the Implementation of the Project Costs in Kenya funded by MFA. The audit will cover financial statements, compliance with regulations, internal control systems, and project revenues and costs for the period from September 2021 to December 2023.

Audit Scope

  • Review of financial statements and procedures
  • Compliance with MFA regulations
  • Internal control systems review
  • Procurement processes assessment
  • Confirmation of fund usage
  • Confirmation of fixed assets list maintenance
  • Social security expenses and pensions review
  • Reconciliation of financial figures
  • Opinion expression based on funding requirements

Reporting Requirements

  • Timetable and reporting requirements
  • Delivery of audited financial statements with professional independent opinion
  • Detailed report on irregularities, missing documentation, or discrepancies
  • Recommendations for project management and controls improvement

Auditor Experience and Qualification

  • Registration with ICPAK
  • Current practicing certificates for partners
  • Physical address and valid business permit
  • Three client referees
  • Two full-time practitioner partners
  • Valid Tax compliance certificate
  • Minimum 10 years of practice experience
  • Experience in auditing donor-funded projects
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Proposals Submission

Interested audit firms are required to submit technical and financial proposals via email to KMMA@niras.com by March 27, 2024, 5 PM EAT. Hard copies will not be accepted. Proposals should remain valid for at least 3 months. Evaluation will be based on technical expertise, organizational capacity, experience, and references.

How to Apply

Submit both Technical and Financial Proposals as one attachment to KMMA@niras.com with the subject line “KENYA-FINLAND BILATERAL PROGRAMME ON GBV AUDIT”. For any inquiries or clarifications, contact BAMI@niras.com before March 22, 2024, 5 PM EAT.

NIRAS 2024 Recruitment

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