HEAD OF CONTROL FOR INTERNAL AUDIT (Insurance Industry)- Pretoria
Our client, a multi-national insurance operation within South Africa needs to appoint a competent and skilled HEAD OF CONTROL FOR INTERNAL AUDIT
BCom Degree / National Diploma in Auditing/Accounting or relevant degree
Registration with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
10 years internal audit experience in a senior management role, with a strong people, process and systems orientation.
Working experience in leading, coaching and developing an internal audit team.
Extensive knowledge of applicable legislation, business information systems, and administration systems and procedures.
Proven audit reporting writing skills.
Financial skills (Budget management)
Report to the Group Company Secretary and the Audit Committee.
Responsible for the development of the Internal Audit strategy and embedding a control consciousness culture
Develop Internal audit policies and ensure compliance thereof.
Perform internal auditing as a key component of the corporate governance structure as required by the Governance and Operational Standards for Insurers (GOI’s).
Ensure annual internal audit plans implemented with an emphasis on both compliance and operational risk.
Achieve the internal audit key performance indicators and ensure audits conducted in accordance with the IIA standards, the requirements of the GOI’s
Highlight areas of non-compliance to management and recommend cost effective enhancements to systems and procedures to mitigate risks.
Investigate issues of financial control breakdown and/or fraud and manage to a successful conclusion.
Complete fraud investigations and set up fraud prevention and fraud risk management systems.
Prepare and manage the Internal Audit budget.
Prepare reports for the Audit Committee and EXCO on audit findings and recommendations.
Develop, lead and maintain motivated team.
Create and maintain a climate conducive to performance to ensure that the department delivers against objectives.
ONLY APPLICANTS THAT MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED
SALARY OFFERED TO SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL DEPEND ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Applicants who have not been contacted within 14 days should consider their applications as having been unsuccessful