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Internal Audit Manager (Educor)

Company Educor -Pinetown
Reference # REQ197
Published 07/11/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Introduction

Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa., managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face to face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA and Central Technical College. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum.
Job Functions Academic,Accounting,Auditing
Industries Academic,Education
Specification

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

•Operating with minimum supervision, the Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for the design, planning and execution of complex compliance, financial and operational audits, and special projects. The incumbent will examine and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal controls, compliance and approved policies and procedures. In addition, the incumbent will assist Junior Internal Auditors in the execution of their audit roles.
•Review and issuing of audit reports timeously following the completion of the fieldwork highlighting areas of concern/weakness identified during the fieldwork, together with management comments on how and by when, these weaknesses will be addressed by management.
•Preparation of audit planning memorandum
•Document systems descriptions for scope areas identified within audit planning memorandum
•Document risk and controls for scope areas identified
•Prepare test procedures for adequate controls and completing the audit program
•Perform fieldwork testing and manage junior staff during fieldwork
•Assist junior staff to draft report for confirmed errors and rate observations
•Ensure that management comments and agreed actions provided are appropriate
•Review work of junior internal auditors and provide training and mentorship
•Plan, manage and conduct adhoc and follow up audits


KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

•Planning of Audit
•Completion of all fieldwork per the audit timetable
•Assist juniors in the execution of their roles
•Timeous issuing of reports following completion of fieldwork
•Ad hoc audits and audit committee meetings


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Assist with preparation of audit planning memorandum
•Document systems descriptions for scope areas identified within audit planning memorandum
•Document risk and controls for scope areas identified
•Prepare test procedures for adequate controls and completing the audit program
•Perform fieldwork testing
•Draft report for confirmed errors and rate observations
•Assist in ensuring that management comments and agreed actions provided are appropriate
•Assist in reviewing work of junior internal auditors
•Clear review notes from IA manager where applicable
•Conduct adhoc and follow up audits


Should you not receive any feedback in 6 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Educor will give preference to South African citizens and those that advance its employment equity goals, suitably qualified in line with the inherent requirements of the job advertised.
Requirements

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:

•B.Com degree
•Three to five years of Internal audit experience or 1 year post SAICA articles experience
•Completed IAT and/or GIA
•CIA or parts thereof advantageous
•Experience in a similar internal audit position in a Corporate environment
•Ability to communicate and interact at all levels
•Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
•Self-starter that can work without supervision and deliver on time
•Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while still meeting deadlines
•Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
•Good professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
•Risk management, finance and business acumen


COMPETENCIES OF THE JOB:

•Self-starter
•Good time management
•Perseverance
•Planning and organising
•Attention to details
•Appropriate judgement
•Decision Making
•Integrity
•Accuracy

COMPUTER SKILLS:

1.Microsoft office
2.Caseware
3.Accounting software (ACCPAC/SAGE)


SPECIAL CONDITIONS ATTACHED TO THE JOB:

1.Will be required to travel and work away from home.
2.Will be required to work overtime, as necessary, in order to meet deadlines.


Job Closing Date 14/11/2019
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