Posted on: 11 October 2017
ID 550858

Internal Control Assurance-Johannesburg

Internal Control Assurance - Johannesburg  

Responsible for the timely execution of risk-based review in accordance with the annual review plan, as well as assisting with other risk management and related or ancillary matters.

Analysis and measurement of all activities/practices in terms of Company & Group operating procedures. Submit review reports to Management, Head Office and Client Internal Auditors.

Conduct follow-up reviews to ensure that corrective measures are implemented and working effectively.

Active involvement in financial assignments, including due diligence reviews and post-acquisition reviews.

Contribute to and facilitate risk management processes.

Perform special projects and Management requested reviews.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

Develop and maintain risk-based annual review plan.

Determine scope of review in conjunction with management as well as Internal and External Auditors as appropriate.

Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline.

Establish risk-based review programs.

Review the suitability of internal control design.

Conduct control testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk.

Determine compliance with policies and procedures.

Communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive and complete report of review area.

Assist the Business Risk Officer to identify and monitor relevant risks affecting the Group.

Contribute to and compile Board Committee pack submissions.

Assist Group Companies identify, rate and manage applicable business risks.

Maintain register of Group Internal Audit findings and corrective active action implementation plans.

Keep abreast of latest technology and practices in the field of, Risk Management, Internal Audit and Business areas.

Perform work as required with regards to special projects and financial assignments as well as prepare reports and/or feedback relevant thereto including:

-Investigative / forensic reviews to establish and report on any deviances from Group and Company policy/procedure and recommend appropriate corrective actions.

-Process evaluations and re-engineering.

-Assisting with and providing input to external consultant projects.

-Due diligence

-Compliance follow ups and audits  

Job Requirements   Qualifications / Experience:

Three years or more experience in an Internal Auditing / Risk Management environment and financial accounting with demonstrated increasing responsibility.

Completed articles.

Bachelor degree in Auditing, Accounting or Finance preferred.

CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or studying towards a CIA or associated qualification.

Risk Management qualifications will be beneficial.


Knowledge of Risk Management and Internal Audit practices.

Knowledge of PC environment, including Microsoft applications such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Knowledge of quality management standards, principles, tools and techniques.

Knowledge of business systems and process management principles.

Knowledge of project management principles.

Knowledge of common law principles.

Reasonable degree of business acumen and/or exposure to business and operations.

Personal Attributes and Skills:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills.

Analytical and problem solving skills.

Ability to learn and apply new practices as they evolve.


Ability to multi task and complete projects independently.

Meticulous attention to detail.

Numeric skills.

Ability to adapt to different working environments.

Ability to work and interact with people from different backgrounds.


Negotiation skills.

Research skills.

Valid driver license

Willing to travel on an ad hoc basis

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