Qualifications & Experience:
•Bcom Internal Audit
•Bcom Information Systems/Informatics
•BSc Computer Science
•BA Information Management
•Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification is advantageous
•The candidate should have experience working at clients in the Financial Services Industry.
•5 years working experience in Internal Audit, IT Audit, IT Advisory or Forensics.
•Knowledge of the Financial Services Industry.
•Communication (Verbal and Written) and negotiation skills
•Personal Development (Emotional Intelligence / Continuous Development)
•Relationship Management (Building successful teams)
•Growing the Business (Entrepreneurial spirit / Looking for Business)
•Client Focus (Planning, organising and control)
•Socially aware and able to work as part of a diverse team
•Ability to plan, organise and control
Key Performance Areas:
•Assist in generating new client leads by using different tools and platforms e.g. networking, client base analysis; diversifying from a current project
•Assist with new client research and presentation
•Participate in special assignment as and when required
•Timeous and accurate billing of clients, using fee arrangement letters
Operations and Processes:
•Timeously host the pre-audit meeting and ensure that the planning meeting is set up
•Ensure that the planning is signed off before commencement of the audit
•Prepare detailed time budgets, allocating the work to specific team members
•Assign staff to engagements, determine the number of staff and the level of experience required, thereby ensuring that the project is adequately staffed
•Communication of deadlines and budget to staff
•Liaison with client and preparation of the schedule of audit requirements.
•Oversee and ensure that all the project activities comply with the firm’s policies and procedures
•Perform a review on all sections in the file
•Perform the function of principal client contact
•Manage client relationship and ensure that all queries are solved timeously
•Decide on appropriateness of audit opinion by resolving issues which might impact on the audit opinion and ensuring that these are brought to the attention of seniors and documentation thereof
•Review timesheets and problem areas for individuals
•Manage and ensure that the project is delivered within the scope agreed on
•Review the work-in-progress and discuss with senior for action.
•Ultimate responsibility for bringing tasks/ objectives to completion, sign-off and archiving in conjunction with the Engagement Partner
•Attend and facilitate wrap-up meetings
•Negotiate overruns, underruns and budgets
•Provide adequate on the job training, counselling and evaluation
People Development, Learning and Growth:
•Timeous completion of workings once completed by the trainee
•Build relationships with the trainee
•Mentoring of trainees and seniors when required
•Assist and/ or lead 1 or more BDO FS and FST’s pillars
•Be responsible for staff movements on and off the job (approval of leave) and timeously communicate to all relevant parties.
•Ensure that the files for archiving are done
The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.