Internal Auditor X 6
HR Genie
Sandton, South Africa
1h ago
source : Executive Placements

Our client, a global technology organization is seeking 6 Internal Auditors to join their corporate division. They offer an excellent working environment, international travel, excellent benefits, a competitive salary, stability and growth.

Summary

The Senior Internal Auditor forms part of the Auditing team, taking their direction from the The Senior Internal Auditor forms part of the Auditing team, taking their direction from the Internal Audit Manager and operates in high complexity environments dealing with multiple levels in the business in multiple geographies, requiring a deep understanding of the global business and statutory environment.

The primary responsibility of the Senior Internal Auditor is the co-ordination of specific processes to support the implementation and execution of the audit plan, monitoring compliance, preparing and presenting audit findings and recommendations to management and providing assurance of compliance to statutory requirements and policies and procedures.

Ensures that audit issues are well defined and root causes are identified. Trains staff to plan, scope, and perform internal audits and risk assessments within established business process controls.

They provide strategic direction and manage and execute the Internal Audit activity for their assigned projects.

Conducts and manages internal financial, operational and / or system audits and risk assessments. May also test and document financial and computer system records for information system integrity and transaction validity, accuracy and completeness and reports discrepancies.

Requires audit knowledge and skills in finance / accounting / commercial and / or information system operations.

Key Roles and Responsibilities :

  • Assists Internal Audit management by contributing and ensuring that an auditing strategy and system is in place which identifies and analyses risks to the business.
  • Works closely with the Internal Audit Manager to determine and plan the scope and objective of an internal audit.
  • Advise on the development of the scope and objective of the audit, specifying the resource requirements, engagement work program and working papers.
  • Ensure awareness of the workings in the audit and the areas of concern to management and relevant stakeholders.
  • Remains current with auditing best practice and legislation to ensure the analysis and review of a variety of areas in the business depending on the scope identified in the audit plan.
  • Analyzing the operations in a way which closely follows the rules and procedures supporting the organization''s goals and objectives to determine compliance to these procedures.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the internal controls to determine its effectiveness in mitigating risks and threats and to ensure the reliability of financial reports and compliance to laws and statutory reports.
  • Evaluates methods used by the company to protect its assets and assesses the relevance of safeguards.
  • Responsible for ensuring the team completes the required audit work and findings in line with defined expectations and goals.
  • Provides first level review of work papers, system descriptions and audit findings to ensure the retained documentation supports the audit work performed.
  • Responsible for co-ordinating with management (auditee) to ensure audit delays are minimised and audit fieldwork and reporting timelines are met.
  • Communicating progress of the Internal Audit to management (auditee) throughout the audit.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the draft audit report for submission and distribution to the various stakeholders and the adequacy and effectiveness of stakeholder action plans are assessed and implementation is monitored and reported in writing.
  • Participates in the follow-up process with management to monitor implementation of remediation plans.
  • Professionally communicate and present findings to senior management, reporting on the policies adopted for auditing, and the programs and activities of the Auditing team.
  • Lead, manage and ensure the co-ordination of specific processes to support the implementation and execution of the global audit plan and ensure that the global auditing strategy and plan is communicated to the Auditing team.
  • Uses their specialist knowledge of audit procedures to assist with the review of the outcome of the audit process in terms of its objectives, quality, completeness and feedback.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Attributes :

  • Possesses specialist auditing knowledge and a process driven individual.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Display impeccable attention to detail and the work they produce is of superior quality.
  • Displays excellent analysing and problem-solving ability.
  • Works effectively in a team environment and creates an environment which motivates the team and is conducive for high quality work and output.
  • Demonstrable analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to interpret complex processes, policies and financial and legal documents.
  • Ability to identify risk within complex processes.
  • Ability to understand and interpret data.
  • Requires audit knowledge and skills in finance / accounting and / or information system operations and related standards.
  • Specialist at gathering, analysing and evaluating facts.
  • Ability to establish rapport and maintain effective working relationshi
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