Internal Control Officer

Internal Control Officer

Job Title: Internal Control Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kwazulu Natal
Reference: JN -062019-16778
Contact Name: Nicole Vine
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2019 09:57

Job Description

Key performance areas:

  • Adhere to scope/Charter of the Internal Control department
  • Monitoring high risk areas in the banking environment on a continuous basis
  • Monitoring compliance of various areas of legislation where applicable
  • Ability to interpret exception reports and apply oneself and raise exceptions timeously
  • Conduct branch visits when required
  • Completion of work papers accurately and completely
  • Building rapport with branches/departments, adding value in controls and create staff awareness regarding exceptions / findings / breaches in controls and adherence to procedures
  • Reporting findings clearly and concisely, ensuring management comments are received and findings are addressed and resolved
  • Reducing the level of general non-compliance in branches and departments and bringing to the attention of EXCO, Executives and management of any additional areas which may create material loss 
  • Identifying control mechanisms to reduce possible banking risks
  • Monitoring the efficiency and reliability of internal control systems and making recommendations for improvement to them
  • Conduct work and tasks with integrity, sincerity, objectivity and accountability whilst displaying highest moral standard


  • A degree or relevant qualification in Auditing and Accounting
  • Completed articles will be an advantage



  • A minimum of 2/3 years of internal control / audit experience will be required for this position
  • Understanding of controls in Banking
  • 3/5 years banking experience
  • Sound understanding of procedures of the Bank



  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Time management and prioritisation
  • Attention to detail and deadline driven
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Application of knowledge and skills in order to achieve the required objectives
  • Confident, ability to apply oneself, make decisions and work unsupervised
  • Ability to think methodically, apply oneself and think out of the box
  • Ability to adapt to changing control environments and apply digitisation where possible
  • Proficiency in respect of Microsoft Computer programmes


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