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Audit Manager

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A reputable insurance organisation is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Audit Manager. The successful incumbent will be responsible for playing a key role in all phases of audit and advisory engagements as well as interacting with senior and middle management across the organisation.


  • Set the internal audit strategy, with Senior Audit Manager, and project plan and oversee the implementation thereof.
  • Deliver on the internal audit strategic objectives by developing deeper perspectives and options for how to best serve our clients, 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 to ensure a value adding partnership with business.
  • Manage overall audit and advisory engagements to ensure the timely delivery of the highest quality work, reports and value-add recommendations.
  • Develop a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the overarching risk universe, processes and associated internal controls, issues, pertinent regulations and risks associated with the engagement scope.
  • Assess the design adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment, identifies control gaps and opportunities for continuous improvement and relates it divisionally and enterprise-wide, as appropriate.
  • Performs audit work and analysis on complex audit areas.
  • Provide draft opinions on audit and advisory findings, ratings and recommendations to senior internal audit management.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor and consultant to the department and business leaders to share knowledge and perspective on topics related to governance, risk, control and areas of expertise
  • Remain up to date with latest industry developments and trends, as well as new Regulatory pronouncements.
  • Effectively build and maintain 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.
  • Ensure thorough understanding of the business environment, strategies, challenges and risks as well as prevailing legislation and emerging industry trends.
  • Provide direction and leadership to the engagement team in executing the organisation’s internal audit strategy.
  • Build a high-performance team through managing resources, coaching, mentoring and retention of critical staff, and ensuring development potential is realised.
  • Assume responsibility for effective budget management and control within area of responsibility and projects.
  • Ensure cost effectiveness and optimisation for own area of responsibility.


  • Relevant Honours degree
  • Must have at least 6 years related experience, of which 3 years in an internal or external audit role.
  • Experience in leading and managing teams.
  • Experience in managing relationships.
  • Experience in project management would be beneficial.

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