Manager It: Internal Audit - Sandton, South Africa - Bidvest Bank

Bidvest Bank
Bidvest Bank
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Sandton, South Africa

4 weeks ago

Thabo Mthembu

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Primary Purpose

Responsible for and assist with the review and assessment of systems of control and procedures in the organisation in order to minimise risk and loss.

This will include assessing internal controls and liaison with management, external auditors, risk management, compliance, loss control and systems evaluation.

Accountable for the independent performance of complex audits. Work will include planning, performance and documentation of audits and the reporting and resolution of any weaknesses and shortcomings. Will also be responsible for managing, structuring and focusing the work of the small audit teams.

Will manage audit relationships with directors and line management with regard to audit performance, finalisation of reports and agreement on remedial action.

Will assist Senior Managers and Head of Internal Audit with reporting to the Board, the Audit Committee and Regulators.

Manage and oversee non-IT and IT audits, including but not limited to:

  • Business process reviews;
  • IT General Control (ITGC) testing;
  • Application control testing;
  • Perform data analytics;
  • Data migration reviews;
  • Postimplementation reviews;
  • Creating procedures/ dashboards for continuous monitoring for audit purposes; and
  • Creating advanced data analytics to enable risk based auditing.

Minimum Requirements


  • BCom (Honours) or
  • BSc Informatics or equivalent.

  • 6 years plus related post qualifying experience

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:



  • Complete audit assignments within allocated time frames.
  • Monitor and manage own time keeping (for each engagement and for the year) in line with boardapproved budget.
  • Monitor and manage direct report time (for each engagement and for the year) keeping in line with boardapproved budget


  • Assist with managing and executing Audit Committee approved Internal Audit plan.
  • Improve Internal Audit efficiency by (1) increasing the number of audits completed for the year; (2) reduce audit budgets per engagement; (3) reduce the timeline between performing the audit and issuing the audit report.
  • Implement and drive the new Internal Audit strategy to automate and centralise.
  • Data analytics to be incorporated into every audit.
  • Assist nonIT audit team members to plan data analytics and perform data analytics on their behalf and provide results.
  • Manage and/or execute technical, data intensive audits.
  • Obtaining a detailed understanding and knowledge of the areas being audited as part of planning activities and drive it as part of our planning process that all team members adopt this approach.
  • Develop and implement Key Performance Indicators and dashboards to monitor areas within the Bank based on a risk based approach to implement continuous auditing and monitoring.
  • Deliver quality services (consultation and valueadd audits) to stakeholders.
  • Provide timely solutions/feedback through interpretation of the business requirements of stakeholders.
  • Increase turnaround time (reaction time) to stakeholder requests and provide support and assistance to stakeholders by going the extra mile.


  • Identify inherent risks that are relevant to the process under review and ensure that appropriate risks have been identified by team members that are relevant to the process under review.
  • Perform adequate analytical risk assessment procedures to identify risks.
  • Translate defined inherent risks into a documented format.
  • Assess/evaluate defined risks in terms of potential impact and likelihood, for the purpose of designing an appropriate audit response (searching for appropriate key controls and developing appropriate control tests).
  • Perform and/or review adequate analytical risk assessment procedures to identify risks.


  • Support Senior Managers and Head of Internal Audit to manage the team.
  • Actively lead the teams to deliver quality and ontime audits and audit reports.
  • Actively contribute to teamwork within the department.
  • Forge and maintain quality interpersonal relationships.
  • Take accountability for the achievement of operational objectives within own area of control.
  • Support and drive the core values of the organization and department.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and drive.
  • Respond openly to feedback.
  • Promote harmony and teamwork.
  • Promote the sharing of knowledge.
  • Display willingness to help others and to be helped by others.
  • Actively develop and coach team members.


  • Open or ensure audit files are opened for each engagement in a timely manner.
  • Plan or ensure that all audits are appropriately planned prior to kick off.
  • Update or ensure that the audit files are updated by team members throughout the engagement.
  • Document and review the audit working papers and file on a continuous basis.
  • Ensure that the audit file is re

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