Accountability: Audit Delivery and Issue Assurance
Assist the Audit Manager with planning and execution of Design Effectiveness and Operationing Effectives Testing, uniformly applying the methodology and quality standards, focusing the work on key risks, 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. Support the Audit manager in the identification of risks to be tested by participating in planning sessions. Evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of controls and document all working papers in Synergy for review by the audit manager. Ensure all audit observations and planned actions are factually agreed with management as soon as they arise and increase the speed of report issuance. Provide suggestions to stakeholder management on how they can address the control issues identified. Document all working papers in line with methodology requirements. The working papers must be accurate, reflective of work performed and support conclusions drawn. Display professional scepticism, raising and discussing contentious observations with management and provide evidence to support all issues identified. Proactively take on additional tasks as requested by the Head of Audit - which may include managing Issue Assurance and production of team Management Information. Perform Issue Assurance testing and documenting of the working papers in accordance with the requirements of the Methodology.
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. Assist the Audit Manager where required, in the drafting of the audit report in line with methodology requirements and as per the requirements of the Balanced Scorecard.
Accountability: Relationship management
Develop and maintain relationships with accountable management on each audit Present effectively at stakeholder meetings and forums (eg: Risk and Governance forums) to share knowledge and information including methodology, standards, changes and new developments with business stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
Education and Experience Required
B Degree (Commercial, Informatics, Statistics) or similar diploma; and/or Equivalent IT industry certifications/experience 5 years' experience in Risk Based Auditing or Risk/Control activities
Knowledge & Skills: (Maximum of 6)
Working technical knowledge of IT infrastructure (networks, operating systems, databases, middleware) Strong IT security skills Working knowledge of IT governance and operations (ITIL) Excellent interpersonal skills Disciplined and self-motivating Innovative self-starter
Preferred Education and skills required
CISA/CISM/CISSP or other industry certifications Honours (Commercial, Informatics, Statistics) ITIL certification Penetration testing/cyber-security skills