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Senior Auditor

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Our client, a leading financial and services organisation is currently seeking an individual to assume the role of Senior Auditor. The successful incumbent will be responsible for executing the internal audit methodologies using a risk-based audit approach when performing start-to-end internal audit duties across the organisation and functions, both nationally and internationally.


  • Conduct engagements in accordance with approved Internal Audit methodology.
  • 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, monitor and communicate overruns and inefficiencies.
  • Monitor and collate timesheets.
  • 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.
  • Give guidance to fellow team members.
  • Prepare process analysis documentation.
  • Draft business understanding documents and related flow charts of allocated scope area ready for Audit/Assistant Audit Manager review.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the audit programme.
  • Conduct fieldwork and testing to the required standard.
  • Develop and utilise a sound understanding of business processes, risks and controls including relevant regulatory and accounting issues.
  • Identify processes, information and control gaps and seeks additional information if necessary.
  • Ensure that information generated is accurate, valid and comprehensive prior to review or reporting.
  • Document findings and discussions with clients in terms of factual correctness.
  • Draft and discuss own findings for inclusion in reports.
  • Draft reports for Audit/Assistant Audit Manager review.
  • Take responsibility to clear and finalise all own reported findings/reporting points.
  • Ensure all review queries are cleared within reasonable timeframe.
  • Run basic data analytics using the appropriate analytical tools.
  • Perform basic IT General Control reviews.
  • 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 legislations and emerging industry trends
  • Provide direction to the junior team members in executing the organisation’s internal audit plan.
  • Build a high-performance team through coaching and mentoring.


  • Must have relevant 3 year Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Relevant Honours degree would be preferable.
  • Part CA(SA), CIA or PIA (close to completion) would be advantageous.
  • 3 to 4 years internal or external audit experience.
  • Compliance management requirements within Financial Services/Insurance (e.g. Short-term and Long-term Insurance Act, FAIS Act, etc.) would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Insurance principles, processes, risks and controls would be an added advantage.

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

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Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North