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Head of Internal Audit

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Our client, a leading financial services provider, is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Head of Internal Audit. The successful incumbent will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance and advisory services to management regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of the organisations’ internal control systems.


  • Responsible for the review, assessment and reporting on systems of internal control and procedures within the organisation to minimise residual risk and loss.
  • Develop and implement the annual audit plan.
  • The reporting and resolution of any weaknesses and shortcomings.
  • Manage internal audit assignments and ad hoc reviews.
  • Timeous reporting of audit findings to management, the audit committee and provide recommendations to management on remedial actions required.
  • Prepare Audit Committee packs, attendance of meetings and presentation of internal audit progress.
  • Establish an internal quality assurance program.
  • Stay abreast with emerging auditing trends and practices.
  • Assist with ad-hoc investigations where required.
  • Manage audit relationships with directors and line management with regard to audit performance, finalisation of reports and agreement on remedial action.


  • Relevant degree / post graduate qualification and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or (CA).
  • At least 5 years' experience in internal auditing of which at least 3 years is in a management role.
  • Sound knowledge of leading-edge internal audit and risk management methodologies and frameworks, IFRS, COSO, IIA standards and COBIT5.
  • Completed Articles plus 5 to 10 years of senior management experience in a banking/financial services, or internal audit or risk management.

Kindly note, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application please consider it unsuccessful.

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Banking/Finance And Investment

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB CBD