INTERNAL AUDIT SPECIALIST:  FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & SUPPORT

Published on Mar 24, 2017

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is a Provincial Public Entity established in terms of the Gautrain Management Agency Act, Act 5 of 2006 and is listed as a Public Entity in Schedule 3 of the Public Finance Management Act. The GMA is an equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equality in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability and preference will be given as per the GMA Employment Equity Plan. Applicants with proven suitability, knowledge and experience as required in the posts advertised are invited to submit their applications to the GMA for the attention of the Human Resources. All Applications quoting the relevant position, accompanied by a comprehensive CV can be e-mailed to recruitment@gautrain.co.za. If you have not received any response from us 30 days after the closing date consider your application unsuccessful.

CLOSING DATE: 07th April 2017.

INTERNAL AUDIT SPECIALIST: FINANCE, GOVERNANCE & SUPPORT

Purpose: To provide internal audit service in the areas of Finance, Governance and Support functions, in accordance with the approved Internal Audit Plan.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with specialization in Internal Auditing / Auditing or equivalent. Certified Internal Auditor certificate or Honours Degree will serve as an advantage. Minimum of 4 years relevant experience in Internal Auditing. Must possess proficient knowledge of IIA’s International Professional Practice Framework. Sound understanding of Finance, Governance and Risk Management frameworks. Understanding of PFMA, GTIA, GMA Act and relevant legislations. Proficient on the use of Audit Management Software.

Key Responsibilities:

Key Activities:

Preparation of the Internal Audit Plan:

  • Conduct and document risk assessment of the auditable areas within GMA and determine the severity of risks to the business.
  • Assess the controls in place to migrate risks identified.
  • Provide inputs on the development of the Strategic and Operational Internal Audit Plan.
  • Provide inputs on the review of the Internal Audit Charter and Methodology.

Conduct Assurance, Advisory and Consulting reviews within Finance, Governance and Support areas.

  • Review reports and information emanating from operations.
  • Review processes to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, agreements, policies and procedures, and Standards.
  • Conduct ad-hoc assurance and consulting management requests.
  • Execute other instructions provided by the Executive Manager: Internal Audit
  • Develop, maintain and improve relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Internal Audit Engagements Planning and Execution:

  • Prepare audit assignment preliminary plan including audit notification and scope letter.
  • Prepare systems description and process understanding documentation.
  • Prepare audit assignment risk and control assessment matrix.
  • Compile Audit Programs to present audit objectives and tests, and the analysis necessary to satisfy stated audit objectives.
  • Document audit procedures and perform audit tests to achieve engagement objectives and raise findings.
  • Document findings and discuss them with the client business unit
  • Conduct exit meetings to communicate results of the audit projects.
  • Capture all field work timely on ACL GRC for timeous review by the supervisor.
  •  Maintain an up to date audit tracking database for Internal and External Audit findings.

Internal Audit Engagement Results Communications:

  • Prepare draft audit reports for review by Internal Audit Manager.
  • Provide input for preparation of quarterly consolidated reports for Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Assist in the presentation of audit reports at the Manco and Audit and Risk Committee, were necessary.

The GMA offers competitive market related salaries and the remuneration is on a Total Guaranteed Package.

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