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Centurion, South Africa, Africa
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
R350,000 – R550,000 p/a

Senior Internal Auditor

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Senior Internal Auditor

Purpose of the role is to conduct Governance, Financial, Business and Operational Process Audits of the company. Assess and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of application and operational controls, procedures and processes and provide value added recommendations to management.

Location: Centurion

Salary: R350,000 – R550,000 p/a


- Conducting a preliminary survey of the area and processes under review, obtaining detailed knowledge of the processes, in order to establish the scope of the audit. Key outputs of the planning phase include:

- Process summary and flowchart;

- Risk assessment: Business risks and controls relevant to the process are determined and control weaknesses are identified, and recommendations for control improvement are made through a formal report

- An audit program is developed to test the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment.

- Performing of the audit fieldwork in terms of the audit program.

- The drafting of the audit report, including the executive summary and detailed audit findings highlighting the relevant control weaknesses, risks and recommendations, including management’s comments on the findings.

- Liaise effectively with the internal audit manager to ensure that changes in scope or reporting timetable are agreed and that quality review work is performed at appropriate times in the audit.

- Liaise effectively with clients at departmental level to ensure efficient completion of individual reviews.

- Carry out debriefs with department managers to communicate the results of the internal audit reviews, and ensuring that the scale and scope of the deliverables resulting from audit recommendations are adequately understood.

- Populate working papers with good quality planning, fieldwork and reporting material on a timely basis.

- Participate in internal departmental work and key standing tasks such as Board and Audit Committee reporting, as requested.

- Evaluating and monitoring of corrective actions taken to address control weaknesses identified.


- Certified internal auditor

- Completed relevant bachelor’s degree in Internal Audit


- Computer literacy MS office

- Computerised Payroll experience (preferably PAYWELL)

- Experience in Payroll Taxation (PAYE, SDL and UIF)

- Self motivated, able to work independently and under pressure

- Attention to detail

- Able to work extended hours as required.


- 2 years experience within the audit field

- Auditing in the insurance environment will be advantageous

- The ability to take responsibility and show initiative

- Adherence to principles and values

- Excellent communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills

- The ability to apply professional / specialist / technical expertise

- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities

- Quality and detail orientation

- Excellent Report Writing Skills

- Enthusiastic and passionate about the job and the company

- Effective at planning and organisation/Work management

- Teamwork/Collaboration

- Adaptability

-Tolerance for stress


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