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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.8, No. 11)

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Page : 1177-1185

Keywords : Professional Mismanagement Financial Resources Auditing;

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The purpose of the study was to investigate the professional process that is applied in financial auditing in 47 County governments in Kenya. The researcher exploited the following research objectives: establish the standard measure of financial auditing in various county governments departments, establish the qualifications possessed by county government auditors, determine the quality of work done on financial auditing by internal County auditors in county governments and establish the overall audit strategy and development plan. The researcher employed three theories: Scientific theory(Mautz and Sharaf, 1961), that defines the purpose for serious and substantial investigation into the possibility and nature of auditing being the hope that will provide the solution of problems found with some difficulty, Policeman theory(Hayes et al., 1999) that states that the auditors job is to focus on arithmetical accuracy, Theory of Inspired confidence which states that the demand for audit services is the direct consequence of the participation of the outside stakeholders in the company. The target population was 10,000 people whose sample size was 284 gotten from use of Krejicie and Morgan 1979). The research design descriptive survey and descriptive research methodology. The sampling techniques included purposive sampling techniques and judgment sampling techniques that required meeting respondents with the knowledge of the study and meeting respondents accidentally respectively. Research instruments included questionnaire4s interview schedule and documents analysis. Pilot study was conducted to pre-test and post-test research instruments for their validity and reliability.

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