South Africa

Internal Auditor

Company Technology Innovation Agency
Reference # TIA01/012021
Published 08/01/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) is a talent driven, customer- centric and impact focused organisation. In our endeavour to support technology innovation with socio-economic outcomes; we seek to infuse the organisation with team players that find resonance as value creators, agile thinkers, progressive attitudes, customer-centricity, dynamic work ethic and an optimistic disposition. We aim to harness these attributes in a manner that they culminate into a culture of teamwork, impact and accountability.
In executing its mandate, the organisation provides funding and non-funding support to stimulate innovation so that it provides a catalytic impact to the economy whilst improving people’s lives and protecting the environment.

Job Purpose:
To perform all phases of Internal Audits in accordance with the Internal Audit methodology, charter, processes and guidelines and compile internal audit reports. The incumbent will be expected to perform timely and accurate internal audits across TIA.
Job Functions Auditing
Industries Science & Technology
Financial Management
•Assist in ensuring effective risk control measures are applied throughout the organisation to mitigate potential financial losses and risks.
•Perform Project Audits of TIA’s investment/grants to ensure funds that are disbursed by TIA are managed efficiently and effectively, in line with the approved project plan.
Stakeholder Perspective
•Liaise with relevant stakeholders during the audit process.
•Assist in ensuring that audit findings are discussed with TIA management wherever appropriate.
•Participate in events, meetings, workshops and conferences by giving input.
Internal Business Process
•Perform all phases of Internal and Project Audits and assist with internal audits in accordance with the Internal Audit methodology, charter, processes, guidelines, best practices and compile internal and project audit reports.
•Identify internal control weaknesses and recommend improvements where necessary.
•Perform audits from planning to completion, including reporting.
•Update the audit findings register in partnership with the relevant stakeholders.
•Ensure that information is recorded on the relevant system.
•Assist Internal Audit Managers with carrying out Internal Audits in compliance with appropriate legislation and best practice, as defined by the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
•Prepare and finalise Audit Reports for quality review purposes.
Learning & Improvement
•KPA’s are understood and achieved as agreed upon in the Performance agreement.
•Review performance against agreed performance standards.
•Live the values and culture of TIA
•Implement development opportunities to ensure continuous improvement of work effectiveness and efficiency.
•Departmental Information systems and tools are optimally utilized to execute core tasks.
Qualifications and Experience:
•Minimum: Internal auditing qualification or an undergraduate degree (BCompt / BCom) in accounting/auditing.
•Preferred: Post-graduate audit qualification.
•A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years auditing experience in a medium to large firm.
•Preferred: Four (4) to five (5) years auditing experience in a medium to large firm.

Knowledge and Skills:
•Sound knowledge of corporate governance principles and practices
•Financial Management expertise
•Time Management Skills and Excellent Communication, presentation and report writing Skills (written & verbal)
•Analytical and interpretation skills
•Knowledge and understanding of the principles of financial accounting and South African taxes
•Basic Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act and King Report on corporate governance for South Africa,
•Basic knowledge of risk management and auditing best practices and standards
•Must Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
•Be positive, with a “can do” attitude and must want to make a difference
•Knowledge of local and international audit trends in relevant industries

The Agency endeavours to promote the careers of previously disadvantaged persons by applying the principles of the Employment Equity Act, as amended.

Job Closing Date 26/01/2021
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