FirstRand Specialist Internal Auditor - ACR and Projects Jobs in South Africa

FirstRand Specialist Internal Auditor - ACR and Projects Jobs in South Africa

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To analyse customer and / or payment information to identify potential suspicious transactions and/or individuals in order to mitigate / reduce the incidence of financial crimes against the bank.

Experience and Qualifications

  • BSC / B.Com (Information Systems) or equivalent degree
  • At least 3 years Application Control Reviews (ACR) and / or Project auditing experience
  • Experience in banking and financial services environment will be an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Driver’s licence preferred.

    Additional Requirements
  • There are no additional requirements associated with this vacancy.

  • Obtain a good understanding of the IT control environment being audited (including link to business processes and risk management related aspects), and the interdependencies linked to this.
  • Plan audit assignments based on key process and business risks identified, and design the audit program in line with risks and key IT application controls to be tested.
  • Incorporate data analytics (DA) to enhance audit planning and create efficiencies in audit fieldwork.
  • Execute audit field work in compliance with quality standards by following and completing prepared work programs.
  • Assess the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management practices and internal controls.
  • Evaluate IT areas such as information security, operations management, and disaster recovery procedures related to the IT application controls to be reviewed.
  • Provide clear and sufficient audit evidence to support recommendations and audit opinion.
  • Express an opinion based on the results of the work performed.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the IT internal control environment and
    project management processes.
  • Identify and clearly articulate the root cause of issues identified and impact thereof, and recommend changes to business processes that will address the IT and Project control weaknesses.
  • Prepare a quality and balanced audit report to specified standards, encapsulating the control weaknesses identified and results of audit work performed, with minimal editorial changes.
  • Incorporate fundamental principles, key issues and control themes emanating from other functional areas and assurance providers to ensure relevant & appropriate audit findings.
  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit / Senior Audit Manager / Audit Manager with other operational and reporting activities as required.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation in audit as well as client processes, and develop practical solutions to implement innovative practices.
  • Effective communication with the audit team, audit management and key stakeholders.
  • Is aware of the resources available and is able to utilise them to best effect with guidance from senior audit staff.
  • Keep abreast of emerging industry standards, best practices, industry challenges, upcoming legislation, operational requirements and technology changes related to the internal audit environment.
  • Participate in internal departmental work and key standing tasks such as Board, Risk and Audit Committee reporting, as requested. Stakeholder Excellence
  • Ensure the constant delivery of superb value and a 'memorable' customer experience.
  • Establish and maintain collaborative partnerships and a wide relationship network across business units and within Internal Audit.
  • Respond to client needs and queries professionally and within agreed turn-around times.
  • Communicate professionally in all communication forms.
  • Listens actively to others.
  • Negotiate with management as appropriate in order to ensure key findings and follow up actions are agreed upon.
  • Maximized Department Resources
    Identify development needs and address these through training and continuous professional development.
  • Proactively seek and embrace formal and informal peer coaching opportunities.
  • Execute the audit assignment within the agreed budget and timelines.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 23rd September 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; FirstRand Specialist Internal Auditor - ACR and Projects Jobs in South Africa

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