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Water and Sanitation Vacancies 2023 – Internal Audit Director

Website Department of Water and Sanitation

Job Description:

Lead the Internal Audit Function. Provide management and Audit Committee support on the facilitation and coordination of internal audit services within the Department. Develop a three-year risk-based strategic internal audit plan and risk-based annual internal audit plan. Develop communication strategy of the plans.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the identification and evaluation of organisation’s audit risk areas. Manage and coordinate planning and execution of internal audits (Compliance/Operational, Information Systems, Performance and Forensic Audits). Develop and deliver a disciplined approach of evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the Department’s controls, governance and risk management processes. Identify audit gaps and provide corrective measures. Manage the performance of audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, develop criteria, reviewing and analysing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures. Manage the implementation of the approved operational and strategic plans, policies and procedures and internal audit guidelines and provide advice to internal audit staff on the implementation of approved functional plans. Ensure the alignment of processes and procedure with the business plan of the function. Monitor adherence to internal audit standards and procedure. Communicate the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentation on a timely basis to management and the Audit and Risk Committees. Perform investigations and ad-hoc audits as and when requested by management. Prepare audit reports. Facilitate the Audit Committee functions

Job Requirements:

  • Possession of either one or more of the following Professional Certifications: Chartered Accountant (CA); Certified Internal Audit (CIA); Performing an Effective Quality Assessment (PEQA); Certified Government Auditing Professional (CCSA); Certified Information System Auditor (CISA); Information Systems Audit Professional [ISAP (SA)] and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) will be an added advantage. A valid drivers license (Attach a copy). Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Audit and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Audit. Extensive knowledge of internal auditing (Compliance/Operational, Information Systems Audit, Performance and Forensic Audits), Governance, Risk management, Public Finance Management Act and Treasury Regulations. Understanding and knowledge of accounting and other relevant principles (IFRS/GAAP/GRAP). Proven strategic, financial management and leadership capabilities. Good communication (both verbal and report writing), planning, problem solving, sound research, negotiation, analytical, auditing and presentation skills. Ability to apply policies, gather and analyse information and must be willing to travel extensively work under pressure and work long/irregular hours.

Qualification & Experience:

  • An appropriate recognised Bachelor’s degree (NQF 7) in Auditing/ Risk Management/ Management Accounting fields. Eight (8) to Ten (10) years’ experience in Internal Auditing of which 5 years must be at a Senior Managerial level.

Job Details:

Company: Department of Water and Sanitation

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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