Nedbank Audit Portfolio Manager: Data Analytics Jobs in South Africa

Nedbank Audit Portfolio Manager: Data Analytics Jobs in South Africa

Job Purpose

  • The objective and scope of work of GIA is to determine whether the Group’s systems of financial and internal controls, risk management and governance, as designed and operated by management, are adequate and effective.

  • The scope of GIA’s work is determined by a risk-based approach and so the key risks facing the Group, including subsidiaries, and the requirements of the GAC, subsidiary Audit Committees and the Group and subsidiary Executive Committees. This should include alignment to business strategic priorities.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Support the periodic assessments of the outcomes of internal audit work to appropriate governing bodies, including the GAC and Board Risk Committee;

  • Comply with regulatory and corporate governance expectations of internal audit functions;

  • Report significant issues related to the processes for controlling the activities of the Group, including potential improvements to those processes;

  • Report periodically on the progress of the audit plan delivery with the use of Data analytics

  • Maintain and report on whether GIA has sufficient professional audit staff with knowledge, skills, experience and professional qualifications to meet the requirements of the GIA Charter and audit plan;

  • Have in place a robust process to follow-up management’s agreed actions to address issues raised by GIA;

  • Accountable for the delivery and measurable performance of their respective portfolio, including audit plan delivery;

  • Apply judgement to provide an overall audit opinion on the system of internal financial controls of the Group;

  • Provide insights from the outcomes of internal audit work to appropriate governing bodies

  • Maintain an open and constructive relationship as a Trusted Advisor with senior internal and external stakeholders including Institute of Internal Audit, SARB, External Audit and Business Executives.

  • Implement effective and efficient audit processes to ensure that audit processes are optimized and comply with regulatory and corporate governance expectations of internal audit functions.

  • Develop and Maintain relationships with business and key stakeholders to ensure robustness and completeness of audit coverage and contribute at an insight generator/trusted advisor to business to enhance assurance provided of the control environment;

  • Contribute to the development of a 12-month rolling audit plan using a risk-based methodology, taking into consideration specific business strategic focus areas, regulatory requirements pertaining to internal audit, as well as including any risks or control concerns identified by management, the GAC and the Board;

  • Submit the 12-month rolling audit plan to the Executive Manager for review and approval prior to the commencement of a calendar year when required;

  • Deliver and report on the rolling risk-based plan;

  • Allocate audit resources in accordance with the risk profile for the responsible clusters and ensure the effective and efficient use of these resources in accordance with approved budgets;

  • Have a robust process in place to follow-up and report on management’s progress in implementing agreed actions to address issues identified by GIA;

  • Maintain an open and constructive relationship with the CIA, Executive Manager, Business executives, and key stakeholders by providing value added services and sharing information;

  • Managed
    the implementation, execution and delivery of data and analytical projects and provide support to other GIA teams;

  • Conduct research, development and implementation of data analytics and data driven solutions covering the entire spectrum from basic analytics to advanced analytics such as Continuous Auditing programmes, predictive modelling, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

    Minimum Experience Level

  • The following minimum experience is required:

  • Financial services experience in a management position.4 – 5 years of experience in managing and leading teams in executing on Analytical reviews and relevant level of experience in data analysis / query development / data warehousing / data mining / data quality / data migration / data visualization/Programming or Software Development.

  • Experience with relevant data analytical foundation tools in SQL, SAS, R, Python, SAP, ACL, IDEA, virtualisation tools such as SAS VA, Microsoft Power BI, R Shinny, R ggplot, Tableau or similar.

  • Knowledge of database design structures and query languages

  • Experience with advance analytics such as Predictive and Prescriptive analytics, Development and/or execution of software robots (RPA)

  • Knowledge about emerging data analytic technologies.

  • Banking experience, inclusive of client facing experience (preferably). Ability to operate at a Manager level

    The following additional experience is preferred:

  • Significant internal audit and / or risk management experience in banking

  • Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

    Preferred Qualification

  • Minimum required qualification: Commercial, Informatics, Statistics, Computer Science or related degree;

  • Preferably a B.Sc. / B. Com Honours with focus on Quantitative skills, financial engineering, mathematical modelling, data modelling, IT;

  • Relevant Professional Qualifications or Certification: SAS certification, R, Python, RPA, Machine Learning, Big Data, DBMS, SQL, ACL

    Essential Certifications

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and optional Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)

    Type of Exposure

  • Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas.

  • Conducting quality assurance reviews

  • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding

  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Auditing

  • Interacting with diverse people

  • Analysing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data

  • Financial services; preferable banking

  • Communicating standards to others

  • Consolidate data from various sources and identify/interpret trends

    Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Audit reporting.

  • Audit standards and practices.

  • Banking knowledge.

  • Governance, Risk and Controls.

  • Ethics and Fraud.

  • Reputational risk management.

  • Information technology.

  • Business writing skills.

  • Regulatory, Legal and Economics Principles.

  • Business Acumen.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Nedbank Audit Portfolio Manager: Data Analytics Jobs in South Africa

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