Internal Audit Supervisor: Port Elizabeth
Closing date for applications: 30 June 2021

IA Department        IASupervisor/PE/2021        28 May 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:

  • Matric
  • Bachelors Degree form an accredited college or university
  • Studying towards certification as a CIA, CISA (advantageous)
  • Drivers licence – Not negotiable
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)
  • Knowledge and skills 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:

  • Prepares a comprehensive “Three Year Rolling Plan” for clients
  • Manages client relationships and assignments
  • Involved in drawing up 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 available and resources
  • Project management; ability to compile a framework for the assignment, execute the plan, set deadlines and write reports
  • Allocate audit work to Juniors and Intermediaries
  • Responsible for development of Juniors and Intermediaries; provide coaching and on the job training, assist in solving problems
  • During audits perform reviews so as to ensure that work being completed is done in accordance 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 the link between juniors, intermediaries, seniors and executive management
  • Obtaining management comment on informal queries; involving Juniors and Intermediaries
  • Ensure that all 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
  • Ensure that audit is conducted according to SAB & T standards
  • Assist in the presentation of the draft report to management
  • Conduct risk assessment interviews and compile risk assessment reports

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
  • Able to build rapport at all levels
  • 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