Senior IT Analyst Financial Services Technology

BDO South Africa

Western Cape, South Africa


Aug 27

BDOs global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices and were all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards. At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities. BDO South Africa has a vacancy for a Senior Analyst within the Financial Services Technology Team for our Cape Town Office. If you are qualified and have demonstrated experience in a similar role, we would love to hear from you. The Analyst/Senior Analyst will be joining an exciting new Financial Services division within BDO and should be able to identify key IT risks related to financial reporting and thereafter key controls in order to develop innovative audit solutions. These solutions cater to the specific IT risks facing businesses within the Financial Services industry, in addition to new IT risks, which are emerging as a result of exponential technologies such as machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics. Reporting to a Manager, the Analyst/Senior Analyst will inter alia be responsible for: Information Technology General Controls Testing. Application Controls Testing Analyse information systems data to assess the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of transaction processing. Ability to develop an adequate understanding of clients businesses and identifying Risks and Controls. Maintaining a relationship with the financial audit team and keeping them up to date on the progress of work. Mentoring and coaching first and second years Providing status updates to the manager on the project Performing Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATS), where necessary and as part of IT audits Be knowledgeable on using data analytics tool such as IDEA in the audit, Having reasonable understanding of IT risk management, IT governance concepts, best practice frameworks, Participate in proposal development as and when required Participate in training efforts COBIT, ITIL, ISO27001-2 and other models is advantageous

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