Senior Audit Lead/Manager: General Assurance (Claims, Servicing and Enabling)
Rooftop Recruitment
Johannesburg, South Africa
3d ago

Senior Audit Lead / Manager : General Assurance (Claims, Servicing and Enabling)

Sandton

  • Contribute to the development of the portfolio / s audit plan including the update and maintenance of the audit universe and identification of emerging risks;
  • Execute and deliver the audit plan and management requests timeously;
  • Contribute towards and provide updates on the Combined Assurance Plans for the relevant portfolios;
  • Ensure audits are conducted as per the GIA Methodology and that the quality and performance standards are maintained at all times;
  • Delivery of impactful audit reports with well thought out management actions and due dates;
  • Facilitate the agreement of audit findings and rating with the relevant stakeholders;
  • Analyse root causes of issues identified and make recommendations to management to improve the control environment accordingly as necessary;
  • Facilitate the integrated audit approach where necessary, such as use of IT and DAS;
  • Customers

    Provide input to the relevant committee and Board reporting; and

    Deliver an issues assurance plan per portfolio and ensure it is executed timeously and within quality standards.

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with SM portfolio executives especially for integrated audits;
  • Support the Head of the Audit Portfolio / s in managing stakeholder engagement and relationships across the relevant portfolio / s; and

    Participation in SM portfolio key Governance bodies where the Head of the Audit Portfolio / s is unable to attend.

    Operations

  • Support the Head of the Audit Portfolio / s in managing functional resource planning and integration, including the use of specialist consultants;
  • Implement the functional resource plan and take corrective action (where required);
  • Manage the portfolio / s GIA stats process and monthly reporting process by engaging line 1 and line 2; and

    Comply with IIA Code of Ethics and GIA Policies and Procedures.

    People

    Support the Head of the Audit Portfolio / s in acquiring specialist resources; and

    Performance management and development of direct reports.

    Responsibilities

    Skills and Experience

    Minimum 7 to 10 years experience in auditing and / or risk management (ERM)

    Reinsurance, claims, underwriting and pricing experience is essential.

    Solid background in the financial services / insurance industry, preferably in blue chip / global companies

    Detailed understanding of the life insurance environment incl. distribution, operations and products.

    Knowledge of key areas such as underwriting, claims, customer service and retention

    Knowledge of the regulatory environment for life insurance Minimum 5 years experience in managing teams and multiple assignments

    Experience of client relationship management at senior levels Experience in managing audit budgets (time and costs)

    Education

    Chartered Accountant : Risk Management l3.3o

    Senior Audit Lead / Manager : General Assurance : Underwriting, Pricing and Reinsurance

    Sandton

  • Contribute to the development of the portfolio / s audit plan including the update and maintenance of the audit universe and identification of emerging risks;
  • Execute and deliver the audit plan and management requests timeously;
  • Contribute towards and provide updates on the Combined Assurance Plans for the relevant portfolios;
  • Ensure audits are conducted as per the GIA Methodology and that the quality and performance standards are maintained at all times;
  • Delivery of impactful audit reports with well thought out management actions and due dates;
  • Facilitate the agreement of audit findings and rating with the relevant stakeholders;
  • Analyse root causes of issues identified and make recommendations to management to improve the control environment accordingly as necessary;
  • Facilitate the integrated audit approach where necessary, such as use of IT and DAS;
  • Provide input to the relevant committee and Board reporting; and

    Deliver an issues assurance plan per portfolio and ensure it is executed timeously and within quality standards.

    Customers

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with SM portfolio executives especially for integrated audits;
  • Support the Head of the Audit Portfolio / s in managing stakeholder engagement and relationships across the relevant portfolio / s; and

    Participation in SM portfolio key Governance bodies where the Head of the Audit Portfolio / s is unable to attend.

    Operations

  • Support the Head of the Audit Portfolio / s in managing functional resource planning and integration, including the use of specialist consultants;
  • Implement the functional resource plan and take corrective action (where required);
  • Manage the portfolio / s GIA stats process and monthly reporting process by engaging line 1 and line 2; and

    Comply with IIA Code of Ethics and GIA Policies and Procedures.

    People

    Support the Head of the Audit Portfolio / s in acquiring specialist resources; and

    Performance management and development of direct reports.

    Responsibilities

    Skills and Experience

    Minimum 7 to 10 years experience in auditing and / or risk management (ERM)

    Reinsurance, claims, underwriting and pricing experience is essential.

    Solid background in the financial services / insurance industry, preferably in blue chip / global companies

    Detailed understanding of the life insurance environment incl. distribution, operations and products.

    Knowledge of key areas such as underwriting, claims, customer service and retention Knowledge of the regulatory environment for life insurance

    Minimum 5 years experience in managing teams and multiple assignments Experience of client relationship management at senior levels Experience in managing audit budgets (time and costs)

    Education

    Chartered Accountant : Auditing l3.3o

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