The main purpose of this position is to plan, conduct and report on complex Data Analytics and audit assignments in order to provide independent objective assurance and consulting services regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of the control, risk management and governance processes of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following key performance areas:
Actively contribute to the development and maintenance of policies, procedures, checklists, models, frameworks and templates governing internal auditing in the SARB.
Stay abreast of, and apply theoretical and applied developments in, the field of data analytics and IT auditing.
Conduct audit assignments and work with a team on more complex audit environments to conduct research and compile research reports.
Define the scope and objectives of audit assignments and set up audit programmes to address objectives and to assist with managing projects or assignments to targeted milestones.
Effectively communicate the status of internal Data analytics assignments to both client management and internal audit management.
Review the work of junior auditors and provide the necessary on-the-job coaching and training.
Execute the audit programme through conducting adequacy assessments and audit tests.
Evaluate the results of audit tests and ensure the evidence is sufficient to support results.
Prepare audit recommendations, or parts thereof, and compile thorough, concise and reliable audit reports.
Present audit findings and recommendations to the audit team for review and participate in meetings to report back on audit findings to departments.
Monitor departmental responses to audit recommendations and draft progress reports.
Brief and make presentations to departments on their compliance as well as internal control processes and status.
To be considered for this position, candidates must have:
an Honours’ degree in Computer Science, Accounting or Internal Auditing;
a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation;
five to eight years’ experience within a Data Analytics environment (Experience in Application control reviews will be an added advantage); and
three years’ experience in leading teams.
Additional requirements include:
industry, business and organisational knowledge and skill;
quality assurance knowledge and skill;
continuous improvement knowledge and skill;
continued learning/professional development knowledge and skill;
accounting principles, frameworks and knowledge of origination, recording and disclosure of accounting transactions;
risk management principles, tools, methodologies, frameworks, policies and processes knowledge and skill;
risk assessment and control design knowledge and skill;
experience in using computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) or performing data analytics on either Microsoft Excel or audit analytics software;
planning and organising skills;
developing and growing others;
judgement and decision-making skills;
impact and influence;
building and maintaining relationships;
conceptual thinking skills; and
drive for results.
How To Apply
All interested parties are invited to apply.
Internal applicant: Please note that internal applicants MUST apply through the ERP system. Apply now
External applicant: External applicants MUST apply online, via www.resbank.co.za .
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Shortlisted applicants will be subjected to a psychometric assessment, an appropriate reference check and a security clearance as part of the selection process.
The closing date for applications is 27 August 2019 . Late applications will not be considered.
In line with the SARB’s commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups. People with disabilities are welcome to apply.
The SARB offers remuneration and benefits commensurate with the level of the position and in line with the market. The level at which the successful applicant will be appointed will depend on his/her experience and competence.Ms Sarah Molomo
Senior Manager: Recruitment and Selection
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