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Internal Auditor

Company Transaction Capital Recoveries
Reference # IA001
Published 31/12/2018
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Hyde Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
The successful candidate will execute audits in order to provide assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control systems within the Company.

Preference will be given to African Female and African Male candidates, in accordance to the Employment Equity requirements.
Job Functions Accounting,Auditing,Finance
Industries Call Centre & Helpdesk,Financial Services
Specification
Audit Planning, Audit Execution and Reporting:
•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
•Consistent compliance with quality standards as well as internal audit standards
•Detailed understanding and application of governance, risk, compliance and internal auditing principles


Business Relationship Management:
•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
•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
•Pro-active builder of sustainable relationships with all stakeholders


Personal Skills Requirements:
•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 a mature manner
•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
Requirements
Required Minimum Education / Training:
•Honours degree in Internal Audit.
•CIA certification or working towards the qualification.

Required Minimum Work Experience:
•2 – 5 years’ experience with a well-known audit firms (PWC, KPMG, Deloitte, EY, BDO, Grant Thornton etc.)
•Ability to develop, write, execute, analyze and report on exceptions identified via data analysis.

Technical and Behavioural Competencies Required:

• Knowledge and understanding of MS Office
•Administrations skills
•Experience with TeamMate and IDEA will be an advantage
•Administration skills
•Verbal and written communication skills
•Attention to detail
•Telephone Etiquette
•Confidence
•Friendly and polite
•Integrity
Job Closing Date 31/01/2019
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