Internal Auditor: IT, Compliance and Quality Assurance

Company South African Civil Aviation Authority
Reference # Internal Auditor: IT, Compliance and Quality Assurance
Published 06/08/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
To provide innovative, cost-effective and value-added business processes and internal control review to ensure good corporate governance in SACAA;
To strive for continuous improvement in systems of internal control within client departments and assist management in designing effective controls;
To plan and monitor own daily performance of audit assignments to ensure quality and timeous delivery;
To prepare working papers;
To draft and present exception reports to the Senior Internal Auditor; and
Ensures adequate focus on personal and professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments in line with standard audit career progression.

Job Functions Auditing
Industries Aviation
Communication and customer management:
Communicate progress, changes and other issues that may influence the successful completion of the audit.
Ensure that communication (written and verbal) with clients, peers and superiors are factual, regular, timeous and accurate.

Document information and transaction flow:
Understand the business environment and all aspects of the audit area with respect to information flows, policies and procedures.
Interview personnel of audit area to obtain information.
Draft system description and / or flowchart.
Identify key controls within the audit area

Identify systems risk and controls:
Identify critical control points in a system flowchart
Compile a control gap analysis identifying audit objectives, risks and controls.

Perform audit testing:
Develop audit program and testing procedures relevant to risks and test objectives identified.
Prepare working papers documenting work performed
Perform audit test as per approved audit programme.
Perform general and application control reviews.
Perform information control and IT Governance reviews.
Perform compliance tests (tests of the operation controls)
Document audit test results on working papers.
Conclude on working papers in line with the audit objectives.

Compile exceptions :
Compile exceptions based on working papers, test results and conclusions and submit to the Senior Internal Auditor for review.

Quality Assurance:
Ensure that all manual and electronic audit files are prepared and submitted for review.
Perform all audits within the agreed budgeted hours and timeframes.

Recruitment Process and Employment Equity Plan:
The SACAA will process applications as soon as possible.
If you have not heard from us within 90 days after your CV has been received by us, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Employment equity candidates will be preferred.
“All SACAA appointments are subject to S98 of the Civil Aviation Act, 13 of 2009 and all successful candidates will be subjected to security vetting”.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Technology degree / National Diploma in Audit or Finance or equivalent qualification and at least three (3) years’ experience in the internal audit field.

Studying towards a Certification as a CIA or CISA.

Minimum Training:
Understanding of the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and
IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards)

Other Special Requirements:
Knowledge of and skills in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices.
Understanding of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors;
Skill in collecting and analysing data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions;
Project management skills.
Skill in MS Office, and other business software;
Knowledge of BarnOwl preferable. Adequate communications skills.
Ability to maintain harmonious working relationships with stakeholders.

Job Closing Date 20/08/2019
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