Internal Audit Senior: Cape Town
Closing date for applications: 13 April 2021

IA        IASenior/CT/2021        30 March 2021

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Brief Description of this Job

Oversees the audit process and ensures that the audit assignment is executed according to the audit plan in terms of time and management. Ensuring that a quality end product is delivered to the client.

Application Requirements

  • Grade 12 qualification
  • Bachelors Degree form an accredited college or university
  • Studying towards certification as a CIA, CPA OR CISA
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)
  • Knowledge and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices
  • Understands the concept of internal controls
  • Understands systems and processes within organisations
  • Keep abreast with legislation changes


  • 3+ years working experience in a similar type industry

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Code B drivers licence and the ability to travel
  • Manages client relationships and assignments
  • Prepare Audit Planning Memorandums
  • Understands control objectives and frameworks
  • Understands the concept of internal controls
  • Understands systems and processes within organisations
  • Engage in discussions with management with regards to the audit scope
  • Engage in discussions with regards to budget, staff availability and resources
  • Project management; ability to compile a framework for the assignment, execute the plan and set deadlines
  • Allocate audit work to Internal Audit Trainees and Internal Auditors
  • Responsible for the development of Internal Audit Trainees and Internal Auditors; provide coaching and on the job training, assist in solving problems
  • Reviews audit work throughout the assignments to ensure that audit is completed in line with the audit scope Report to management on a weekly basis with regards to the progress of the audit
  • Communicate the budget on a weekly basis in terms of being over or under budget
  • Act as a link between IA Trainees and Internal Auditors and Management
  • Obtaining management comment on informal queries; involving Internal Audit Trainees Internal Audit Trainees and Internal Auditors
  • Ensure that risks have been highlighted, that risks identified are correct and that adequate controls are in place to mitigate these risks
  • Ensure that sufficient evidence is available to substantiate findings – quality control
  • Prepare comprehensive written reports communicating the results of the audit in accordance with IIA standards and assist in the presentation of the draft report to management
  • Ensure that audit is conducted according to SAB & T Internal Audit Methodology.

Personal Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Team player, approachable, receptive to feedback from others
  • Able to convey factual information clearly and effectively
  • Good listening skills, actively clarifying what has been communicated to ensure understanding
  • Integrity, honesty and confidentiality
  • Prioritising, ability to manage time effectively
  • Results orientated, adheres to deadlines
  • Methodical, accurate and detail conscious
  • Adaptable/flexible
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Assertive, able to handle conflicts
  • Negotiation skills
  • People Management skills
  • Tactful, ability to use discretion
  • Display level of patience and understanding
  • Willingness to learn and continuously improve
  • Customer service orientated (internal and external)
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Self-motivated and energetic