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Audit Assistant Manager (internal audit/ risk / finance/ logistics / transport) - Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reference Number: JLOBLR03
Job Description:

My client is currently seeking an Audit Assistant Manager to be based in Johannesburg. The Audit Assistant Manager will be responsible for the day to day running of the internal audit fieldwork, assisting the Group Internal Auditor in management of internal audit engagements and expected to work closely with management across all areas of the business to help highlight areas of potential business risk, recommending pragmatic solutions to help mitigate risk and improving the control environment. In addition to providing assurance opinion on internal control, the internal auditor will be advising around process improvement, recommending more effective ways of working and promoting best practice across the group.
  • Performing risk assessments on key business activities and use information to identify key risks
  • Assess and evaluate the current systems and controls to develop audit scope
  • Checking of internal systems in relation to procedures and processes departments e.g. procurement and issuing of stocks, cash control, debtors and creditors reconciliation, fuel consumptions
  • Develop work program/ audit procedures to address risks associated for in scope process(es)
  • Anticipating emerging issues through research and interviews and making recommendations on how best to deal with them
  • Discuss and agree audit results internally with Group Internal Auditor
  • Discuss and agree audit findings and proposed action plans with auditee (key process owners)
  • Ensure completion of audit files and audit report within set deadline
  • Adherence to defined and agreed KPIs and deviations are properly explained and substantiated
  • Provide constructive feedback for audit seniors and audit assistants and GIA in 360-degree feedback
  • Ensure archiving of final working papers and audit report for all completed audits
  • Ensure tracker for action plans is updated after final audit report is issued
  • Follow up on status of implementation of action plans with key process owners on a quarterly basis
  • Update actions plan tracker on a timely basis and send to GIA for review
  • Send tracker with status of implementation of action plans to Group FM.
  • Project Management- assistance to Group Internal Auditor
  • Audit fieldwork planning within the team
  • Review actual to budgeted time and inform GIA (Group Internal Auditor) of any issues immediately
  • Build strong working relationships with auditee, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly
  • Assist Group Internal Auditor with preparation of audit pack for quarterly audit committee meeting.
  • Qualified- ACCA / CFA/ ACA qualified (or international equivalent) and/or degree holder in relevant field
  • At least 5 years of audit experience with a minimum of 2 years in team leading role
  • Minimum score of 22 in LI test
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and develops pragmatic solutions for the business.
  • Thorough understanding of risk and control
  • Advanced excel and analytical skills
  • Strong ability to interpret data analytics results
  • Strong time/project management to ensure deadlines are met to the required high standard
  • Excellent communication skills (both spoken and written)
  • Report writing skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Previous IT audit experience is a plus
  • Fluent in spoken Portuguese is a plus
Benefits and Contractual information:
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Jhandi Louw
Recruitment Consultant  
CA Finance: Global Recruitment
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