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Internal Auditor

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ENVIRONMENT:

The expertise of an assertive, analytical and proactive Internal Auditor is sought by a fast-growing e-commerce platform. The core role includes the support of the internal audit team to document, evaluate and enhancement of the company’s risk management, governance & control processes. You will require a B Degree in Internal Auditing/Auditing, 2 years post-internal work in Internal Auditing, proven knowledge of Internal Auditing standards, procedures and frameworks, Advanced Excel and SQL Scripting. PIA, CIA or CISA Certification will be hugely beneficial.

 

DUTIES:

Develop system descriptions and flow charts –

Provide a concise overview of the processes being audited and how it relates to the objectives.

Identify key risks that could prevent the achievement of objectives and the controls in place to mitigate these risks.

Control gaps identified to be transferred to the summary of findings for final reporting purposes.

Communicate with various departments to obtain any informal, internally used system description documents currently used within the departments.

 

Develop new audit program –

Develop new audit programs based on the business needs and walk-through testing performed which will then be used to conduct future audits.

Demonstrate an ability to apply judgment and logical thinking in designing of new audit program procedures, substantiated by research conducted on the topic at hand.

Identify opportunities for data analytics and write data analytic scripts.

 

Conduct audits –

Ensure thorough understanding of the environment – research applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, frameworks and best practice and apply this research to demonstrate a technical understanding of business processes, risks and controls being audited.

Build a client-audit relationship that will assist in achieving positive audit results and ensure that interactions with the client is professional at all times.

Ensure efficient and effective execution of audits in terms of agreed audit programs, deliverables and deadlines, producing quality working papers which adequately support conclusions, findings and audit objectives.

Write SQL scripts to perform data analysis, follow-up on data analysis results and perform quality review on script results.

Perform follow-up audits.

 

Report audit findings –

Ensure that all deficiencies identified during the course of the audit, is clearly communicated through the audit findings and reports.

Ensure that all findings have been communicated to the department heads or auditor of the environment being audited in a timeous manner.

Obtain and assess management comments from management to ensure that all findings reported would be resolved.                    Provide value-added recommendations that could enhance the effectiveness and/or efficiency of the area being audited.

 

Administration –

Safeguard confidential information obtained from the client at all times.

Keep the senior informed with regards to progress against timelines.

Distribute Client Satisfaction Surveys and maintain Client Satisfaction Survey register with results.

Review comments in Client Satisfaction Surveys to identify areas for improving the internal audit processes to enhance the audit service and experience.

Maintain and distribute documentation and facilitate risk workshops to identify and assess risks and control mitigating risks.

Maintain registers for reporting purposes and compile committee packs.

Complete any ad-hoc tasks and reports as and when requested by management.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications –

B-Degree in Internal Auditing or Auditing.

PIA, CIA or CISA Certification will be an added advantage.

 

Experience/Skills –

A minimum of 2 years (post-intern) working experience within Internal Auditing.

Proven knowledge of Internal Auditing standards, procedures and frameworks.

Proven experience in documenting, evaluating and improving the effectiveness of internal controls while meeting deadlines.

Advanced MS Excel.

Working knowledge of SQL scripting.

 

Advantageous –

Retail and financial services experience.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both verbal and written.

Strong planning and organisational abilities.

Assertive and inquisitive nature with sound judgment.

Attention to detail with a passion for accuracy.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Logical thinker with the ability to drive to the root cause of a problem.

Work well under pressure.

Able to adapt to changing circumstances and environments.

Able to collaborate as part of a team.

Proactive self-starter who takes initiative.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

COMMENTS:

When applying for jobs, ensure that you have the minimum job requirements. Only SA Citizens will be considered for this role. If you are not in the mentioned location of any of the jobs, please note your relocation plans in all applications for jobs and correspondence. Please e-mail a word copy of your CV to michelle@datafin.com and mention the reference numbers of the jobs.

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