Internal Auditor

Client Transaction Capital Risk Services
Published 27/02/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Location Hyde Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Qualifications and experience Required
Minimum qualification is an Honours degree in Internal Audit.
CIA certification or working towards the qualification.
Ability to develop, write, execute, analyse and report on exceptions identified via data analysis.
Experience with TeamMate and IDEA will be an advantage.
Minimum 2 years’ experience with a well known auditing firms (PWC, KPMG, Deloitte, EY, BDO, Grant Thornton etc.)
Job Functions Auditing
Industries Financial Services
Specification
Role and responsibilities
Planning, review and wrap up of audit files with peer review responsibility as required
Identifying and documenting all risks applicable to process, (risk register and generic risks applicable to the area)
Preparing audit programmes and related audit tests to be executed in the most efficient manner using a combination of adequacy, extensive data analysis and sample testing
Plan and perform work by organising time, responsibilities and productivity within agreed upon timelines.
Pro-actively communicating with manager and team on the audit approach applied during the project including input to the audit program throughout the audit ensuring effective testing of the risk areas identified
Testing all identified controls as well as identifying weaknesses
Sufficient documentation of tests performed in work paper and referring to relevant supporting documents within the working paper in a logical manner
Preparing and maintaining audit files on TeamMate using the approved templates (Planning, fieldwork reporting and wrap up sections and the related audit programs)
Performing a self-review on work papers using review notes received on previous projects as a checklist, prior to submitting for manager review in order to avoid them being repeated on multiple projects
Demonstrating efficiency in audit work conducted and value add to the business
Review notes raised by manager addressed timeously, resolved adequately with the necessary detail and proactively discussed with Manager when unclear. Notes should be cleared in the work paper not on the note
Prepare the draft report with detailing the context, finding details, the so what aspect and practical recommendations in the prescribed format
Building a positive image of internal audit. Seen as a trusted advisor
Drive client service quality and delivery by co-operating with peers and manager assessing how to further improve on standards
Contributing to a positive work environment and successfully resolving queries and conflicts inside and outside the department and escalating as required
Consistent compliance with quality standards as well as internal audit standards
Detailed understanding and application of governance, risk, compliance and internal auditing principles
Excellent standards of communication with business
Respond positively to constructive feedback and demonstrate learning and improvement
Professionalism, including confidential treatment of interactions with business reporting to stakeholders
Requirements
Skills Required
Ability to think from a risk-perspective
Keeping up to date with latest developments in risk; compliance; Internal Audit and governance
Analytical and logical thinker motivated by success
Excellent written and verbal communication skills – mature and effective communicator
Ability to work under pressure and deadline driven
Excellent time management skills, ability to delegate
Must have exceptionally high attention to detail (quality reflected in all actions)
Ability to interpret business’ natural resistance to Internal Audit in an emotionally mature manner
Pro-active builder of sustainable relationships with all stakeholders
Demonstrates drive and resilience and maintains a positive outlook
Is change orientated, flexible and seeks effective and efficient processes
Maintains a high level of professionalism and self-awareness
Seeks solutions to problems or obstacles without undue reliance on Internal Audit management
Displays confidence and assertiveness
Job Closing Date 31/03/2017
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