Assist in attending to management queries.
Build / maintain relationships with the clients companies
Facilitate the maintenance of risk profiles (inherent & residual view of IT risks).
Challenge risk management information received from the business and provide meaningful input to management on where IT risk management processes and controls can be improved.

IT General Controls
Application Controls
Technical Infrastructure

Project and Programme Management
Cyber and Information Security
Data Assurance, Data Analytics, continuous auditing via Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques (CAATs): advantageous

Ensure audits are performed in line with Audit Methodology.
Provide feedback to Audit Management on the planning, execution and reporting of the audits.
Obtain input from the Audit Management relating to risks associated with the audit topic.
Ensuring that all risks are addressed for the specific audit engagements.
Follow up with Group Risk, Compliance and Forensics on any pertinent issues affecting a particular audit.
Defining the purpose, scope and audit approach of each audit for assigned areas of audit coverage.
Assist Audit Management in determining the scope of Internal Audit assignments.
Prepare engagement letter for review by Audit Management.
Prepare/review the Audit Planning Memorandum (APM).
Prepare/review approved system descriptions, walkthroughs and/or process flow diagrams and address/raise review notes where applicable.
Prepare/review risks and controls matrix (RACM) and address/raise review notes where applicable.
Prepare/review test procedures and address/raise review notes where applicable.
Obtain approval from Audit management with regards to any changes to RACM, audit test procedures / sample sizes.
Perform testing and document working papers on Audit Software where applicable.
Review working papers on Audit Software (performed by IT Auditors) and raise review notes where applicable.
Prepare/review the Audit Finalization Checklist at the end of an audit.
Close day to day supervision of the IT Auditors and process of work.
Provide regular progress updates (at least weekly) on audit assignments.
Keep track of the budget and timesheets on a weekly basis and submit to Audit Management.
Escalate in timely manner to Audit Management if deadlines are not going to be achieved.
Escalate cases where feedback is not received.
Advise Audit Management immediately of any problems experienced on an audit section.
Monitoring of the quality of work performed by the audit team and taking corrective action (where applicable).
Provide training and supervision to audit team in order to ensure that that the required audit objectives are met and that adequate practical coverage is achieved.
Ultimately responsible for quality of audit files (MK or other).
Proactively take on additional tasks as requested by Audit Manager.
Provide meaningful input and monitor the effective and timely implementation of management actions to address any control weaknesses identified through risk profiling, risk events and control self- assessment.

Follow up on outstanding audit issues and management actions.
Preparation and submission of follow-up progress reports for risk and/or audit committees.

Self-development: studying, attending courses, external courses, e-Learnings.
Present training to the IT audit team.
Completion of mini-appraisals
Schedule meetings with Audit Manager for the combined review of mini appraisals.

Stay up-to-date with Internal Audit profession and industry developments.
Ongoing development and improvement of audit methodology.
Travel if required.

Education and Experience
B Degree or equivalent (and relevant) qualification (with Computer Science / Computer Auditing / Information Systems / Auditing as majors)
CIA / CISA / CISM / CRISC / CGIT (one or more of the afore mentioned is required)
2+ years audit experience
IT General Control Reviews.
Application control reviews.

Essential knowledge:
Internal Controls
Risk management framework (COSO)
IT General Control reviews
Application Control reviews
Internal controls
Corporate and IT governance
IT Infrastructure technical knowledge (reviewing of databases and operating systems)
CAATs / data analytics
Cyber and information security
Computer literacy

The following would be deemed as an advantage (and would be required for career progression):

Studying towards or in possession of relevant Bachelors or Honors Degree
Financial Services experience

Analytical Thinking Ability: ability to split a task or problem into its component parts and use these in a logical and systematic manner to reveal all the implications of the consequences of situations
Communication Skills: able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
Relationships: building relationships with auditees, business and external auditors.
Reporting Skills: ability to consolidate information and compile reports reflecting the necessary relevant information.

Desired Skills:

  • Auditing
  • Audits
  • Information Technology (IT)

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