Internal Audit Manager: Cape Town
Closing date for applications: 14 May 2021

Audit        IA/CPT/2021        29 July 2020

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Brief Description of this Job

A fabulous opportunity has arisen to join the Internal Audit team as an Internal Audit Manager in the Cape Town office. We are looking for an ambitious and focused individual who will progress within the ranks of our organisation.

You will be responsible for managing client relationships and client assignments. Assist in the development and execution of the audit plan.

Application Requirements

  • Matric
  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university
  • Certification as a CIA
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)
  • Knowledge and skill in applying internal auditing principles and practices
  • Understand the concept of internal controls
  • Understand systems and processes within organisations
  • Keeping abreast of professional industry changes


  • A minimum of 7 years working experience in a similar type industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage client relationships and client assignments
  • Compilation of coverage plans per year; areas to audit, timelines, hours, staff
  • Prepare a comprehensive “Three Year Rolling Plan” for clients
  • Provide major input to the development of the annual audit plan
  • Identify areas subject to audit coverage, evaluates their significance, and assesses the degree of risk inherent in the activity in terms of costs, schedule and quality
  • Implementation of training and the monitoring thereof
  • Data manipulations and data extraction for audit purposes
  • Conducts risk assessment workshops
  • Continuously monitors internal audit operations
  • Responsible for managing staff on assignments
  • Project management; ability to compile a framework for the assignment, execute the plan, set deadlines and write reports
  • Establishes standards of performance, and by review, determines that performance meets the standards; conduct performance evaluations
  • Provides management with reports on audit coverage and results of the audit activity; ability to interpret results
  • Attend audit committee meetings; presentation of risk assessments, audit programmes, working papers, informal queries, draft report
  • Preparation and submitting of invoices to clients
  • Collection of outstanding debts
  • Responsible for staff development, coaching and on the job training

Personal Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Team player, approachable, receptive to feedback from others
  • Display levels of patience and understanding
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Methodical, accurate and detail conscious
  • Able to build rapport at all levels, interact confidently
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Assertive
  • Negotiating skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Prioritising, ability to manage time effectively
  • Good listening skills, actively clarifying what has been communicated to ensure understanding
  • Integrity, honesty and confidentiality
  • Results orientated and deadline driven
  • Ability to work in a culture diverse environment
  • People management skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Self-motivated and energetic
  • Understands control objectives and frameworks
  • Understands the concept of internal controls
  • Understands systems and processes within organisations