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Audit Specialist: Data

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A leading organisation in the financial industry is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Audit Specialist: Data. The successful incumbent will be responsible for executing internal audit methodologies using a guided risk-based audit approach when performing allocated internal audit duties across the organisation with a high focus on data analytics and governance.


  • Conduct engagements in accordance with approved Internal Audit methodologies.
  • Ensure appropriate audit file documentation and reporting templates are used.
  • Manage time in line with the allocated budget and communicate any potential delays or overruns.
  • Identify and communicate overruns and inefficiencies.
  • Coordinate and attend team kick-off and debriefing meetings.
  • Apply continuous improvement principles and identify opportunities for change.
  • Contribute to the development of reporting and audit file templates.
  • Set up engagements with audit teams.
  • Prepare process analyses documentation.
  • Draft business understanding documents and related flow charts of allocated scope area ready for Senior Auditor or Audit/Assistant Audit Manager review.
  • Conduct fieldwork and test required standards.
  • Develop and utilise a sound understanding of business processes, risks and controls including relevant regulatory and accounting issues.
  • Identify process, information and control gaps and seek additional information if necessary.
  • Ensure that information generated is accurate, valid and comprehensive prior to review or reporting.
  • Document findings and discussion with client in terms of factual accuracy.
  • Build mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders.
  • Manage all client interactions for allocated areas of scope.
  • Ensure thorough understanding of the business environment, strategy, challenges and risks as well as prevailing legislation and emerging industry trends.


  • Must have 2 to 3 years internal or external audit experience, with at least 1 year in data analytics.
  • 3 year Bachelor Degree (B.Comm IT / B.Sc IT).
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) would be advantageous.

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

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Gauteng - JHB North