Internal Control Systems Audits

  • 1 permanent position(s) available in the Pretoria
  • Salary Level: 13
  • Salary: R1,057,326.00 – R1,245,495.00 per annum (All-Incl.)
  • Reference No: S025/2021

Purpose of the Role

To conduct electronic data acquirement and analysis in the provision of performance auditing on a broad range of financial management and internal control systems in the Supply Chain Management of Public Procurement processes and investigate financial management systems and internal control measures for the whole of government.

Qualification/s Requirements

  • A minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Internal Auditing;
  • A CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) certification will be an added advantage;
  • A minimum 5 years’ experience at a middle management level obtained in Internal Audit;
  • An in-depth understanding of:
    • Business and risk management techniques:
    •  Internal auditing standards;
    •  Code of ethics and certification;
    • Internal auditing’s role in corporate governance and its relationship within audit committees and executive and operating management;
    • Leading-edge audit department practices;
    • New technologies and audit automation tools;
    • Business process re-engineering, outsourcing, and co-sourcing
  • Successful completion of the Nyukela Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government available as an online course on https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/, prior to finalisation of an appointment.?

Key Performance Areas

Breakdown of Financial Management Information

  • Assist with the development and implementation of a risk-based strategic and annual intervention plan;
  • Align plan with the financial management objectives and risks control concerns;
  • Review and obtain approval for the implementation of the said plan;
  • Initiate appropriate projects for execution and inputs by senior managerial stakeholders;
  • Provide a breakdown of financial data;

Financial Management Systems Integrity

  • Evaluate strategic and operational objectives and processes of government institution against achievements;
  • Evaluate controls in respect of key business processes and potential risks factors;
  • Obtain assurance on financial management systems, institutional integrity and measure performance in all spheres of government;
  • Evaluate internal controls within the information technology environment to ensure the validity, reliability and security of information

Findings and Recommendations

  • Prepare reports on stakeholders’ findings and recommend remedial actions for implementation;
  • Provide inputs on managerial action plans for execution;
  • Provide inputs into periodic reports summarized findings of audit activities;
  • Prepare detailed summaries of activities and trends analysed within government institutions;
  • Present results of reviews, progress against the annual intervention plan and deviations from processes and procedures;
  • Provide feedback report on findings and recommend remedial steps for implementation.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Manage engagements in respect of the financial management intervention plan;
  • Update engagement programmes and communicate defined objectives for alignment and deliberations with clients;
  • Consult with stakeholders and engage on identified risk factors which might impede progress;
  • Assess and evaluate the impact of the deviation progress reports and advice stakeholders on corrective actions?

Closing Date: 6 September 2021