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Together with our client, we are recruiting for an Internal Auditor who is an independent, objective assurance, and consulting service to both the Board and Management. The Ideal Candidate needs to have 6 years of experience in an internal audit environment and a Bachelor`s Degree in Internal Audit, Financial Accounting, or Financial Management or equivalent.

Duties and Responsibilities

Audit strategy and Planning

  • Develops and implements the client`s Audit Strategy aligned to the client`s Corporate Strategy and Corporate Plan;
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive risk-based internal audit plan and agenda to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, determine compliance with policies, procedures and regulations and make recommendations to increase efficiency or effectiveness of the organization’s control systems;
  • Sets and defines the appropriate risk-based methodology, including any risks or control concerns identified by the Board of Trustees, Management or external auditors;
  • Develops, implements and maintains the client internal audit polices, procedures in accordance with best practice; and
  • Compiles and implements Corporate Audit Plan.

Risk based Internal Audit

  • Evaluates the client’s business processes and transactions to analyse productiveness of controls and risk alleviation;
  • Aligns internal audit activities with the client`s Enterprise Risk Management Strategy and Risk Profile;
  • Conducts risk Conducts risk-based audits in compliance with Audit Plan;
  • Conducts risk evaluation of all identified functional areas / departments; and
  • Identifies and reduces all business and financial risks through effective implementation and monitoring controls.

Internal Audits, Consulting and Advisory Services

  • Develops and establishes a quality assurance program to ensure that appropriate quality controls are in place and that audits are conducted in accordance with accepted auditing standards;
  • Provides consultancy services by advising Management and the Board on risks related to strategic initiatives, new operational and financial systems including potential evolving business needs as well as compliance matters

Audit Assurance

  • Directs and commissions the execution of internal investigations to address any Governance, Risk and Compliance incidents;
  • Sets the strategy and approach for the execution of fraud investigations;
  • Manages the relationship with appointed independent specialist firms;
  • Reviews the plans emanating from the findings of the independent investigation experts; and
  • Oversees the resolution of all fraud audit exceptions.

Compliance and Governance

  • Executes in adherence to all relevant regulatory and business practices
  • Complies with governance controls to reduce risks
  • Ensures effective cost control and governance compliance by adhering to financial and corporate policies and procedures to ensure cost effectiveness and reduce wastage
  • Contributes to a high-performance corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and encourages individual integrity, accountability, and social responsibility

Stakeholder Management

  • Communicates the vision and objectives of the client and audit strategy to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Lobbys executive support and buy-in for relevant audit initiatives;
  • Provides Audit consulting advice to the Scheme’s executives, Board of Trustees and various managers;


  • Exemplifying the Scheme’s culture

Skills and Competencies

  • Internal Audit
  • Strong administration and process thinking skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Change Management Knowledge of Risk Management
  • Planning & Evaluation skills
  • Complex problem-solving skills (potential conflicting priorities)
  • Diplomatic (creating win win solutions)
  • Sound judgement
  • Business Report Writing
  • Presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Corporate Governance legislation and frameworks including King lV etc.
  • Customer and service orientated

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • NQF Level 7 bachelor’s degree in Internal Audit, Financial Accounting or Financial Management or equivalent
  • Certification with the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Certified Internal Auditor (preferable)
  • 6 years’ experience in an internal audit environment

Salary:             Market Related

Benefits:         Medical Aid, Provident and Pension Fund

Should you meet all the requirements as set out above, kindly email a CV together with supporting documents to

Reference: Internal Auditor

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