Internal Audit Senior – MT to come out of FMCG background. NB Requires frequent travel

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree (Internal Audit) or Equivalent
  • Sound IT skills.
  • Minimum 4 years Internal Audit experience with majority in a FMCGenvironment
  • Supervision of Internal Audit Teams. This is important
  • Certified Internal Auditor or substantial progress toward [URL Removed] will be set in the employment contract to complete this if not already
    a CIA


  • Assistance with Control Self-Assessment questionnaires
  • Performing Management Ad-hoc requests and preparation of report
  • Conducting of Stock-Take audits and preparing Stock-Take Audit Reports withinhalf-day deadline for review by Internal Audit Manager.
  • Conducting of preliminary forensics investigations and preparation of report
  • Conducting of internal audit projects (main function of job)
  • Accountable for all audit projects assigned
  • Supervision and management of internal auditors and junior internal auditorson audit projects. This is key to being successful in the role.
  • On the job coaching to internal auditors and trainees and graduates – allprojects.
  • Review of junior internal auditors and internal auditors working papers andfindings raised for factual accuracy and that all working papers/findings are
    supported and cross-reference to evidence.
  • Compilation of allocation schedules and allocation of audit work to team.
  • Monitoring of members to ensure deadlines are adhered to.
  • Quality of own work on TeamMate audit projects. This role is not onlySupervisory, but audit work on the projects will be assigned.
  • Excellent understanding of process within an FMCG environment. This is key tobeing successful in the role.
  • Daily and weekly status updates to Internal Audit Manager
  • Generate audit findings by deadlines for review by Internal Audit Manager
  • Review of junior staff findings.
  • Drafting the Executive Summary and Introduction sections of the audit report
  • Responsible for the integrity of reporting/information on TeamMate Projectrelating to areas of work
  • Finalisation of TeamMate project and ensuring all procedures have beencompleted and reviewed.
  • Ensure all information and evidence is filed, updated and readily available as
  • Performance feedback to staff.
  • Liaison with client and management on site and during the audit.
  • Close-out meetings with branch management, where required
  • Conducting of Ad-hoc audits
  • Official will conduct him or herself in line with the IIA Code of Ethics includingthe “Rule of Conduct for Internal Auditors”
  • Overtime – official will be required to work overtime when operationallyrequired. This is required for stock-takes that are done over a weekend and
    after hours. Other overtime will be required for full audits where work has not
    been achieved with budgeted timelines.
  • Travelling forms a big part of this role. Travel on projects two weeks away andone week in the office. Travel back on weekends. Road travel to near cities
    which will be done on a Sunday with time off in the week, on a Friday. The
    candidate must be prepared to travel vastly.


  • Ensure all Ad-hoc administrative tasks as assigned by Internal Audit Manager orInternal Audit Executive are executed
  • Assist where needed.

Desired Skills:

  • Good leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide the Internal Audit team.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • High levels of skills in MS Excel.
  • Deadline driven.
  • High energy levels.
  • Ability to add value to Internal Audit Reports.
  • Ability to apply common sense to all tasks
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to analyse interpret and integrate different sources of information

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree

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