Internal Auditor

Location Modderfontein, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
We have an exciting opportunity at Barron for an Internal Auditor who will report to the Chief Risk Officer. This position is based at our offices in Westlake, Gauteng.
Job Functions Risk Analysis,Risk Management
Industries Textiles / Clothing Industry,Wholesale
Specification
JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of the Internal Auditor is to provide independent and objective evaluations of financial and operational business activities through conducting audits and providing feedback to senior management on the company’s areas of risks in terms of corporate governance and compliance with laws and regulations.

Requirements
JOB OBJECTIVES

Risk Mitigation & Compliance Management

•Responsible for assist with business risk assessments and internal audit plans, assessing and identifying risks, and utilising available data for analysis, identification and monitoring current and emerging risks at project/engagement level
•Accountable for assisting management to identify risks and develop the risk register, regularly appraising and reporting on the effectiveness of the risk management function, and identifying legal, regulatory and contractual requirements and organisational policies and standards related to information systems to determine their potential impact on business objectives

Stakeholder Engagement

•Accountable for engaging with stakeholders at all levels before, during and post audit, for the purpose of obtaining all pertinent information, understanding process and conveying results.
•Obtaining business feedback, accountability and confirms timelines for action items on any identified audit items.
•Communicate effectively during feedback meetings, whilst addressing all needs and concerns and remaining within procedural guidelines

Audit Plan

•Accountable for developing and delivering on audit plan and presenting it to the Chief Risk Officer.
•Responsible for displaying a grasp of business know-how in order to make meaningful contribution to the audit engagement.
•Organizes work and gathers information in regard to the task that is to be performed, ensuring the information gathered includes applicable accounting standards (IFRS), auditing (IIA), retail practices (or information on nature of audit client’s activities) and tax.
•Demonstrate a clear understanding of the auditable area and demonstrates the ability to define proper and appropriate objectives and scope; and follow appropriate client notification procedures prior to the audit, where applicable.
•Formulates project Risk Assessments and assess and identify risks per project; and utilise available data for analysis, identification and monitoring current and emerging risks at project level.
•Responsible for conducting audits, investigations, system reviews, process reviews and projects across various brands as required.
•Perform assignments from start to finish with the necessary supervision (identification of risks, controls, weaknesses, recommendations, best practices, sampling, reporting, etc.).
•Ensures adherence and compliance to prescribed internal controls, procedures and policies; and identifies key controls and control weaknesses within the system; and preparation of the audit report.

QUALIFICATIONS

NQF 6Degree in Accounting/Finance/Auditing or related qualifications
NQF 7Certification in Internal Auditing (CIA)
NQF 8Professional Internal Auditor

EXPERIENCE

2-3 years experience as an Internal Auditor
1-2 experience in the retail & wholesale industry

SKILLS

Excel
Data Analytics
Reporting
Attention to detail
Planning & Organizing
Communication
Presentation

COMPETENCIES

Professional Expertise
Bottom-line focus
Organisational awareness
Execution
Systematic Approach
Effective Communication
Analysis and Judgement

KNOWLEDGE

Risk Management & Assessment
Auditing & Accounting Principles
Ethics & Compliance Principles
Internal Control
Corporate governance concepts and practices
Business Law

ADDITIONAL

South African citizen
Flexibility around working hours

Job Grade – C5

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