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Senior Internal Auditor – IT

Senior Internal Auditor – IT

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor – IT
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kwa-Zulu Natal
Industry:
Reference: JN -042019-15786
Contact Name: Nicole Vine
Contact Email: nicole.vine@peoplesolved.com
Job Published: November 03, 2019 06:29

Job Description

CORE PURPOSE OF THE JOB
 
To plan, execute, supervise and monitor the information technology audits performed by the Internal Audit Department and to ensure that all legal, statutory, other risks are appropriately managed.
 
 
MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB INCLUDE:
 
Staff Management
 
Coaching junior staff on IT audit and related issues when required
Assesses employee performance when subordinates assigned on a project by project basis
 
Service Excellence
 
Maintains effective working relations with Operational Management.
Continuously improve the levels of internal audit services.
 
Audit Planning
 
Preparation of annual IT internal audit plan through the identification and assessment of business risks/issues including proposals in respect of audit areas to be included in the plan.
Determines/adapts audit approaches for each IT audit or project in line with set audit objectives.
Develop Audit Planning Memoranda (APM).
Drafts IT audit programmes in accordance with accepted audit practices.
Collates documents using standard, pre-determined working papers ,which adhere to Internal Audit standards.
Coordinates Housekeeping  arrangements as and when required
 
Field Work Performance
 
Documents and evaluates IT walkthroughs and controls for the various activities / processes identified for IT Audit
Prepares risk and control matrixes
Prepares working  papers according to audit standards documenting all procedures performed
Evaluates and Communicates IT audit results
Follows up previous IT audit reports highlighting non-rectification deficiencies.
 
Field Work Review
 
Where subordinates assigned reviews subordinates fieldwork in terms of completeness and adequacy of working papers and assesses available information
Raises appropriate review notes
Ensures all queries raised in reviews are adequately cleared prior to submission of report
Conducts a  follow up on previously unresolved matters
Maintains effective quality control by reviewing and ensuring  internal audit standards have been met and the objectives of the specific assignment achieved
Accounts for reports being edited and approved for final issue.
 
Reporting Audit Results
 
Drafts evaluated audit results using Internal Audit reporting format.
Prepares final audit files and ensures adequate safe keeping.
Prepares submissions on IT audit and related issues to various committees including Audit Committee, IT Steering Committee and EXCO.
 
 
Management of Internal Audit Department Data Analytics Process
 
Maintains and enhances current data extraction tool
Trains Internal Audit staff on use of data extraction tool
Writes new routines
Enhances existing routines
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
A BCom degree, CIA/ CISA or equivalent will be required in order to meet the requirements of the role at the highest level of competence.
Also a complete period of traineeship(Articles) with Firm of Auditors will be required
 
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
A minimum 5 years Information Technology Auditing  experience
 
KNOWLEDGE
 
Information Technology Auditing techniques
International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
Computer programme (Spreadsheets, Word Processing, CAATS and Database)
Understanding of policies and procedures
Control objectives for information and Related Technologies (COBIT)
 
 
SKILLS REQUIRED
 
Attention to detail
Negotiation skills
Communication ( verbal and written)
Customer orientated
Quality assurance
Prioritisation
Analytical ability
Computer literacy
Ability to work under pressure
Deadline driven
Time management
Interpersonal
Confidentiality
Professional
Integrity
Initiative
Neighbourly