Senior Internal Auditor: Cape Town
Closing date for applications: 30 April 2024

Internal Audit          IA Senior/ CT      30 April 2024

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Who we are:

At Nexia SAB&T we dream big, and we deliver! We value creativity, persistence, and innovation – passionately believing that through teamwork that we can all reach greater heights. Since 1994, we have been innovating and changing the game of how auditors are seen and work.

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
  • 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

 Experience

  • 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