Senior IT Internal Auditor JG13 -FOR TALENTPOOL PURPOSES

SBV Services

Gauteng, South Africa

Permanent

Aug 17

SBV currently seeks a Senior IT Internal Auditor who will be responsible for project audits and application control reviews within IT and Operations related to the governance, financial, business and operational processes within SBV Plan and Perform Risk AssessmentsObtain a good understanding of the IT control environment being audited (including link to business processes and risk management related aspects), and the interdependencies linked to this, through the use of appropriate discovery techniques Plan and conduct independent reviews of the governance and controls of IT projects. Audit project compliance with project methodology and review the design and effectiveness of project deliverables Plan audit assignments based on key process and business risks identified, and design the audit program in line with risks and key IT application controls to be testedIncorporate data analytics (DA) to enhance audit planning and create efficiencies in audit fieldwork by performing application control reviewsImprove the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and internal control activities for projects being auditedExecute the audit assignment within the agreed budget and timelinesDesign and execute audit programs, operational process reviews, and review of system implementations, applications and other IT-related risk areas for assigned projectsExecute audit field work in compliance with quality standards by following and completing prepared work programsAssess the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management practices and internal controls Examine the IT project accuracy, completeness and reasonability of project information such as project description, objectives, resource adequacy, schedule and reporting plansExamine project design to determine the true status of the work performed on a project and its conformance with project statement of work, including schedule and budget constraints Identify unwarranted constraints on the project and transfer into the audit report as a findingEvaluate IT areas such as information security, operations management, and disaster recovery procedures related to the IT application controls to be reviewed Provide clear and sufficient audit evidence to support recommendations and audit opinion Express an opinion based on the results of the work performed Identify opportunities to improve the IT internal control environment and project management processes Identify and clearly articulate the root cause of issues identified and impact thereof, and recommend changes to business processes that will address the IT and Project control weaknesses Prepare a quality and balanced audit report to specified standards, encapsulating the control weaknesses identified and results of audit work performed, with minimal editorial changes Incorporate fundamental principles, key issues and control themes emanating from other functional areas and assurance providers to ensure relevant & appropriate audit findings Prepare audit reports that includes the description of the project status and overall opinion on the execution of the project. The report should include detailed findings, root cause analysis, potential effects as a result of the identified findings and recommendations that could improve delivery of IT projects within the organisation Liaise with management to ensure that management action plans are achievable and address the causes included in findings raisedAssist the IT Internal Audit Manager with other operational and ad hoc audit reporting activities as required Identify opportunities for innovation in audit as well as client processes, and develop practical solutions to implement innovative practices Negotiate with management when appropriate in order to confirm that key findings and follow up actions as agreed upon are deliveredEstablish and maintain collaborative partnerships and a wide relationship network across business units and within Internal Audit Respond to client needs and queries within agreed turn-around times Delivery of customer value and experience through customer engagements and the quality of the audit completed which improves the overall control environmentIdentify key strategic IT projects that should be included in the audit plan and propose these to the IT Internal Audit ManagerIdentify development needs and address these through training and continuous professional development Keep abreast of emerging industry standards, best practices, industry challenges, upcoming legislation, operational requirements and technology changes related to the internal audit environmentDevelop reputable methods to ensure a consistent result and help develop an internal knowledge base

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