Job Title

Senior Manager: Internal Audit (IT)

South Africa, Gauteng
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R100000 - R120000 Per Month
Area: South Africa, Gauteng
Sector: All
Posted: 5 March 2024

Job Details

The Senior Internal Audit Manager will assist the Chief Internal Auditor in providing reliable, value added and independent assurance to the Board, Shareholders and other relevant Stakeholders (e.g., external auditors, regulators, etc.) over the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control environment, in mitigating current and evolving risks across the business.


  • Application of the internal audit framework and methodology
  • Application of the internal audit charter
  • Maintaining the internal audit universe 
  • Performance of business wide (universe) inherent risk and control risk assessments
  • Planning of internal audit assignments per the risk assessment
  • Planning of management requested and other ad hoc internal audit assignments
  • Walkthroughs 
  • Key risk identification
  • Key control identification
  • Key control adequacy assessments
  • Definition of testing strategies
  • Population analysis and sample selections
  • Conducting fieldwork and control effectiveness testing 
  • Consolidation of findings and agreed action plans (recommendations); 
  • Creation of internal audit reports
  • Obtaining management comments and agreeing internal audit reports with management
  • Finalisation and publication of audit reports
  • Finalisation of audit files in line with internal audit best practice and methodology requirements
  • Execute and manage internal audits within predetermined timeframes 
  • Building relationships with Management and Executives
  • Conducting follow up activities across the business
  • Budgeting and resourcing
  • Creation of board level internal audit meeting packs
  • Attending audit committee and other relevant board meetings if necessary


  • Experience
    • Internal Audit experience in Banking – min 5 years is required. 
    • Knowledge of Application Control Review, General Control and Information Security testing is required.
    • Knowledge of Data Analytics would be advantageous.
    • Excellent knowledge of IT technologies, practices and standards, security risks and controls in the areas of security and IT, and IT control frameworks.
    • Experience in IT audit engagement management at the planning, execution, and reporting and reporting stages.
    • A professional manner that will reflect positively on Internal Audit and ability to function under stress and/or possible conflicting professional opinions.
    • A self-starter who is capable of working with minimal supervision.
    • Strong values and ethics and ability to maintain professional independence and objectivity and act based on personal professional conviction and confidence.
  • Qualifications
    • Relevant University Degree – required. 
    • IT audit qualifications (CISA / CISM / CGEIT / CRISC) – required.