31 Jan '19
Senior Manager - Internal Audit

Finance and Audit , Gauteng Sandton

R 1425610 Annually

One of Africa’s leading financial services organisations is seeking a Senior Manager - Internal Audit.


  • Degree or equivalent qualification
  • CIA
  • IIA
  • 5- 10 years’ experience in an auditing finance role.
  • Must have extensive exposure to the Board but still able to work with a small team.
  • Have experience as both a strategic and operational individual



Job Description:


  • The purpose of this role is to provide assurance and recommendations to the management regarding the design, quality and effectiveness of the internal audit control environment.
  • Provide thought leadership and input into the development of the audit strategy and departmental structure designed to deliver on the vision and strategy
  • Translate functional strategy into department delivery strategy and project plans
  • Execute complex audit field work and projects utilizing advanced techniques and skills
  • Developing and executing efficient and effective audit plans, ensuring work and documentation completed in accordance with the Audit methodology, internal audit and other applicable standards
  • Manage own and team member delivery against audit delivery plan and set timelines, identify obstacles to delivery and take appropriate action where required
  • Prepare 12 month audit rolling plan by reviewing risk register, previous internal audit coverage, input from management, external audit guidance
  • Prepare presentations, reports and findings at a level that can be understood by Audit Committee and other stakeholders
  • Prepare audit planning memo through input from business stakeholders
  • Verify audit objectives through communication with business stakeholders
  • Prepare process maps to document key business processes, procedures and controls using experience to identify process improvement opportunities for the business under review and understand audit procedures
  • Develop improvement areas of methodology identifying best practice and areas for process improvement
  • Identify and measure risk and evaluate controls
  • Document an audit programme from key controls identified in risk and control matrix
  • Perform audits for a variety of areas in our business including analyzing our operations to ensure compliance with company procedures, evaluating our internal controls to ensure risks are reduced, ensuring the reliability of our financial reports, and putting effective asset protection measures in place
  • Conduct internal audits through fieldwork and sample testing to review adequacy and effectiveness of controls
  • Incorporates analytics and data analysis throughout the execution of the audit to better understand the audit area, identify potential control weaknesses or anomalies, assess the impact of potential weaknesses, and formulate possible solutions
  • Perform reviews of potential incidents and investigations while maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Conduct effective informational and admission seeking interviews
  • Evaluate evidence and prepare applicable reporting documents
  • Identify alternative controls and make recommendations
  • Utilize electronic audit tools and effectively apply technology in the audit process
  • Identifies interrelationships between areas; asks probing questions; and formulates possible solutions
  • Identify cost savings opportunities
  • Maintain a high level of output, objectivity, confidentiality, good judgement, ethical character and seek process improvements
  • Interview operations staff to prepare written narratives, findings, conclusions and assist in communicating results
  • Develop knowledge relevant to assigned audits and/or in line with agreed annual training plan
  • Ensure that the auditing system in place is effectively executed to identify and analyze potential business risks
  • Execute on the internal audit scope and objectives, provide the engagement work program and co-ordinate reporting requirement for allocated audits
  • Issue an audit report on audit findings through fieldwork testing
  • Provide quarterly reports to risk and audit committee through results of audit findings.
  • Experience


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For more information contact: ­­­­Nomkhosi Nhlapo 0861 123 472

Ad Visible Until: 2 March 2019
Ref: JHB003009/NJ

Vacancy Type: Permanent