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Job Ref:
BEE Position:
Johannesburg, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Senior Audit Manager

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About this job

Due to our clients equity plan preference will be given to African males or females. This is a Group level position reporting to the Group Audit Executive. You will be required to provide independent objective assurance, risk management, compliance monitoring and consultative forensic services to the Group

Key Result Areas:                           

  • Assist in embedding the Risk Management Program to assure improved business financial results and shareholder value.
  • Assess control environment, drive and enhance change thereby effectively reducing control risk, resulting in improving divisional operational and financial results.
  • Conduct risk-based shareholder value focused audits agree mitigation and follow through successful implementation.
  • Scan the external regulatory environment, review and establish regulatory risk and potential non-compliance to key legislation and regulatory requirements and ensure that business close the risk gap.
  • Review current processes, procedures and policies for design effectiveness and consistent adherence to amend and develop protocol to improve compliance.
  • Scan the Group external and internal operating environments for potential crime and fraud risks through preliminary investigations
  • Based on the forensic risk identified and investigation outcome, identify fraud preventative measures for implementation.
  • Develop and implement mechanisms (governance dashboards) to report key Internal Audit Activity, Risks and Control improvements to Divisional Executive Management.
  • Participate in key Group and Divisional governance and management forums, acting as a trusted adviser and consultant for these forums and entities on governance, risk, process, control and compliance principles.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities pertaining to operations and facilitate engagement with relevant stakeholders.


Skills Required


  • Professional certification i.e. CIA \ CA(SA) (Essential)
  • Honours / Post Graduate degree in Internal Auditing \ Risk Management \ Compliance \ Legal \ Accounting         (Essential)
  • Preferably Master’s Degree in Risk Management \ Internal Audit \ Governance \ Forensics
  • Preferably Professional certification i.e. CCSA \ CRMA \ CFE

Essential Experience

  • 7 to 10 years post articles internal audit professional experience (Essential)
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years internal audit management experience in a manufacturing / production environment / risk-based auditing techniques (Essential)
  • Specific manufacturing industry experience Manufacturing (Essential)
  • Management and Leadership experience

Essential Skills

  • SAP knowledge and experience in applying CAAT's (Essential)
  • Microsoft Office (Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Skilled in business process design and implementation (Essential)
  • Skilled internal audit tools (CURA) (Essential)
  • Manufacturing principles and processes (Essential)
  • Compliance (Essential)
  • Governance (King IV) (Essential)
  • Risk Management (Essential)
  • Internal Auditing (Essential)
  • Knowledge of internal audit standards (Desirable)
  • Finance principles (Desirable)
  • IT governance principles (Desirable)


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