Internal Audit Manager - #305672

Alinta Tech Solutions

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Boksburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Alinta Tech Solutions (also known as Alinta Tech) is a Managed IT Support Services and Technology Solutions Provider. Our services include comprehensive IT support functions, Recruitment / Outsourced IT staffing and technology solutions designed to support the success and growth of small and medium-sized businesses.
Alinta Tech is owned by Alintacorp 64 PTY Ltd , which has been offering corporate training to the South African government and the private sector since its inception in August of 2011.

Our Company
The company’s offices are located in Sandton, Johannesburg, with facilities including office space, a conference room and a phone centre. Alinta Tech has a limited number of private investors. The company has begun offering services as of the 1st March 2022
Our staff complement at Alinta Tech is proudly racially and culturally diverse. We embrace the policies and principles of Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) and are a 100% black-owned business. We have aligned our business structure and equity accordingly.

This position entails the planning, execution, and management of business process audit reviews within Internal Audit Services, adhering to the audit plan for the designated portfolio. The role involves aligning with IAS standards and methodologies, analyzing internal controls and business processes, and recommending improvements to ensure robust risk identification and mitigation systems.

Key Responsibilities:
Operational Delivery:
Implement IAS's new operational strategies within the team.
Develop and refine an audit methodology specific to group Internal Audit.
Gain and maintain comprehensive knowledge of the client’s business sectors and models.
Keep abreast of general business trends, key risks, and assurance needs in the company.
Manage and nurture key stakeholder relationships within the Group.
Communicate effectively with stakeholders, managing both client and IAS management expectations.
Ensure efficient and effective service delivery by IAS to the Group.
Review and refine audit deliverables before Senior Manager (SM) assessment, including conducting spot reviews.
Foster relationships with risk management, external audit, and other assurance entities.
Share and accumulate knowledge within the IAS team.
Promote IAS’s strategy and role within the assigned portfolio.
Support the SM in developing a risk-based coverage plan and attend to specific management requests.
Monitor, report on, and manage progress against the audit plan for the assigned portfolio.
Prepare and oversee budget submissions, monthly updates, and variance reports.
Engage in career coaching, mentoring, and identifying learning needs for team development.
Quality Assurance:
Ensure engagement quality aligns with IIA/IAS standards.
Incorporate Quality Assurance Improvement Program (QAIP) within the team.
Effectively communicate assignment details to clients and team members.
Guide Assistant Managers on engagement objectives and administration.
Project Management and Reporting:
Deliver near-final reports to Senior Manager.
Manage deadlines and budgets, providing regular updates and addressing project issues.
Review and approve engagement work papers, ensuring quality standards.
Thoroughly understand all issues identified during engagement.
People Management:
Lead team activities for optimal business outcomes.
Encourage performance management, coaching, and knowledge sharing.
Identify and fulfill team training needs.
Conduct interviews and recruitment, with HR input on compensation levels.Create workforce and recruitment plans to meet business needs.
Manage disciplinary actions and resolve team grievances.
Address team performance issues, recognizing outstanding contributions.The role demands a proactive approach to internal audit processes, ensuring the delivery of high-quality outcomes, and maintaining effective relationships across various levels of the organization.

  1. Professional Qualifications:
    Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) accredited by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or a Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification, preferably CA(SA).
    Certified Quality Assurance Assessor (QAA) designation from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

  2. Educational Background:
    Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) in Internal Auditing or Accounting.
    Bachelor of Commerce in Internal Auditing or Accounting.

  3. Work Experience:
    A minimum of 8 years of experience in auditing, which must include roles in management.
    At least 5 years of experience in a managerial capacity, with a strong emphasis on risk management, internal control, and a thorough understanding of internal auditing and audit standards.

  4. Specialized Skills:
    Proficiency in conducting and overseeing both assurance and consulting engagements.
    Exceptional report writing skills with the ability to provide insightful, value-added analysis for management.

  5. Preferred Experience:
    Prior experience in a Big Four accounting firm is highly desirable.

  6. Industry Interest:
    A demonstrated interest and passion for the technology and media industry.
    Candidates should exhibit strong leadership capabilities, have a comprehensive understanding of auditing practices, and be committed to staying informed about industry trends, especially in technology and media sectors.

CTC - R 101 699pm

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