My client, a well-known FMCG company, is looking for an Internal Auditor to provide an effective and efficient internal audit service to all operations within the Group. Duties:

  • Develop excellent working relationships with all Internal Audit’s key stakeholders to facilitate open and honest communication as a trusted business partner
  • Perform audit fieldwork per the approved audit plan
  • Assist in the evaluation of existing control systems to ascertain whether these are adequate and operating as intended
  • Perform audit assignments with adherence to the requirements of policies, procedures, and Internal Audit guidelines
  • Evaluating existing control systems to ascertain whether these follow the Financial Control Framework and relevant company policies / procedures
  • Assist in evaluating if entities are performing their control functions of planning, accounting, custodial and monitoring to the degree expected by management
  • Assist in highlight areas of non-compliance to management and recommending cost effective enhancements to systems and procedures
  • Prepare a draft report on the results of internal audit work performed
  • Assisting in performing follow ups with management and monitoring outstanding audit logs to ensure that management actions are implemented in a timely manner
  • Assist in the administration and use of data analytic software for all operations
  • Update ARC software for all audit work performed
  • Preparation of audit logs, quarterly reports, and audit committee papers
  • Assist in perform consulting services as required (including special investigations)
  • Assist in evaluating if entities are complying with statutory requirements and policies
  • Ensure audits are conducted in accordance with the IIA standards and in a professional manner

 Requirements:

  • A relevant commercial academic qualification (BCom in Internal Auditing or similar)
  • CISA/CIA qualified or completed articles, preferably with a large auditing firm, or significant progress to such qualifications
  • IIA Membership
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Internal Audit
  • Proven track record in effective business partnering and modernised IA methods
  • Proven audit experience in a manufacturing and/or commercial operating environment will be beneficial (FMCG preferred)
  • Adept at assessing financial/ operational/ compliance processes, identifying risks, and helping the business to identify remedial action
  • Strong analytical skills, intuitive with the ability to anticipate, interpret and unravel complex issues impacting on functional area
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office programmes
  • Willingness to travel frequently to operations outside of South Africa

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