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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance.
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    Internal Auditor


    Bring your possibility to life! Define your career with us
    With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

    Job Summary

    To monitor the risk profile of the business and execute audit assignments in accordance with the Group Audit Plan and Internal Audit methodology, relevant policies, procedures and quality standards.

    Job Description

    1. Audit planning
    2. Participate in the 6+6 audit planning cycle, provide input by taking into account the risk and control profile, business strategy and material risks affecting the business.
    3. Assurance
    4. Develop an in-depth knowledge of Absa and the various business areas and use this knowledge to execute on assurance responsibilities.
    5. Actively participate in all the audit phases - planning and scoping (identification of risks and controls), fieldwork (execution of design and operating effectiveness assessments) and reporting (ensure audit observations and planned actions are agreed with management for factual accuracy).
    6. Ensure delivery adheres to the audit methodology and quality standards.
    7. Identify opportunities for using Data Analytics and enhanced automated auditing techniques.
    8. Prepare audit observations and make sure that they are concise, factually accurate and cover all of the significant issues. The observations must be insightful, address the root causes, and have agreed actions that fully mitigate the risk.
    9. Teamwork
    10. Engage proactively with Internal Audit colleagues during assignments and request technical assistance where required and based on knowledge of business areas, provide guidance to other auditors and peers by sharing best practice so that their work meets and sometimes exceeds quality standards
    11. Relationship and Portfolio management
    12. Business Monitoring and stakeholder engagement - Develop and maintain relationships with business (including 1and 2 Line of Defense) and actively monitor the risk profile of the business to inform audit planning, reporting and audit delivery. Support the Combined Assurance effort across the 3 LOD to strengthen the control environment.
    13. Provide input into Risk and Committee reporting, clear messaging and impact on the risk and control environment of the business.
    14. Knowledge Management
    15. Display professional skepticism and apply a residual risk lens to potential audit issues with management and in final reporting.
    16. Continuous upskilling on both technical and other core competencies.
    17. Keeping up to date with industry trends, regulatory changes and professional standards.
    18. Based on knowledge of business areas, provide guidance to other auditors and peers by sharing best practice so that their work meets and sometimes exceeds quality standards

    Education/Experience/Skills Required

    1. B Degree (Commercial, Informatics, Statistics)
    2. CIA (Levels 1,2 or 3)
    3. CA (SA) or equivalent
    4. 3 years’ experience in Internal/External audit or commensurate experience in a major financial institution
    5. 2 years’ experience in Risk Based Auditing or Risk/Control activities
    6. Risk based auditing
    7. Auditing methodology
    8. Governance, Risk and control


    Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa Bank Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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