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Senior Audit Manager

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A prestigious financial and services organisation is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Senior Audit Manager. The successful incumbent will be responsible for contributing to the development of the Portfolio’s business aligned internal audit strategy, and translation into operational plans.


  • Contribute to the development of the internal audit strategy and translation into operational plans for the Portfolio.
  • Continuously monitor and prioritise risks to strategic objectives and internal audit’s response.
  • Deliver on the internal audit strategic objectives by developing deeper perspectives and options for how to solve problems, being proactive about suggesting meaningful improvements, leveraging subject matter expertise, and considering broader organisational implications in terms of risk assurance.
  • Continuously drive internal audit process improvement, including product and service offering to ensure a value adding partnership with business.
  • Continuously anticipate trends that may affect the business (pro-active and forward looking).
  • Support the periodic assessments of the outcomes of internal audit work to stakeholders and appropriate governing bodies.
  • Report on the overall effectiveness of the governance, risk and internal control framework of the Portfolio and as relevant into the wider Group.
  • Report significant issues related to the processes for controlling the activities of the Portfolio and as relevant into the wider Group, including potential improvements to those processes.
  • Ensure reports are factually accurate, that the appropriate messages come across and that all work was conducted within the appropriate frameworks and methodologies.
  • Apply judgement to provide an overall audit opinion on the system of risk management and internal controls of the Portfolio and as relevant into the wider Group, including financial and IT related internal controls.
  • Proactively build and maintain effective business relationships with all internal and external stakeholders to become a credible and trusted advisor and business partner.
  • Represent the internal audit function to internal or external customers.
  • Provide direction and leadership to the team in executing the Group’s internal audit strategy and engagements.
  • Build a high-performance team through managing resources, coaching, mentoring and retention of critical staff.
  • Assume responsibility for effective budget management and control.
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual budgets to meet internal audit operational and capital expenditure objectives.
  • Compose, review and facilitate the approval of internal audit services and consulting contracts and budgets across the Portfolio.


  • Minimum relevant Honours degree.
  •  CA(SA), CIA or PIA, Senior Management Development Diploma or Equivalent and CRMA.
  • Must have at least 8 years’ experience in a management role in an Internal Audit or Risk Management function.
  • Experience working in or with actuarial or financial functions would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in leading and managing teams
  • Experience in managing relationship

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