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Senior Auditor-72224

Employer
Unique Personnel
Location
Alberton Alberton Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Mar 10, 2024

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Job Role
Auditor
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Unique Personnel boasts over 50 years (established in 1970) of personnel and staffing experience, so it's not surprising that even though our main focus has been providing on South African Staffing Solutions, we now recruit internationally for over 5000 clients
The Senior Auditor is responsible for leading and executing internal or external audits, evaluating financial and operational processes, and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards. This position involves assessing risk factors, developing audit plans, conducting fieldwork, and providing recommendations to improve internal controls and operational efficiency.
Key Responsibilities:
Audit Planning:
Develop comprehensive audit plans to address financial, operational, and compliance risks.
Coordinate with audit team members to ensure effective planning and allocation of resources.
Fieldwork Execution:
Conduct detailed examinations of financial records, processes, and internal controls.
Perform substantive testing to verify the accuracy of financial transactions and account balances.
Identify areas of potential risk or non-compliance and recommend corrective actions.
Risk Assessment:
Evaluate the organization's risk management procedures and provide insights to mitigate identified risks.
Assess the effectiveness of internal controls to safeguard assets and ensure data integrity.
Regulatory Compliance:
Stay abreast of changes in relevant laws and regulations affecting the industry.
Ensure that the organization's financial practices comply with applicable standards and regulations.
Report Generation:
Prepare clear and concise audit reports detailing findings, recommendations, and management responses.
Present audit results to senior management and stakeholders.
Continuous Improvement:
Collaborate with management to implement recommended improvements in internal controls and business processes.
Provide guidance to junior audit staff and contribute to their professional development.
Communication and Collaboration:
Communicate effectively with cross-functional teams and departments.
Foster positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Qualifications:
Education:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field. A master's degree or professional certification (CPA, CIA, CISA) is often preferred.
Experience:
Typically requires 5 - 8 years of auditing experience, with a focus on financial and operational audits.
Previous experience in a supervisory or leadership role is an advantage.
Skills:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent understanding of auditing techniques and internal control concepts.
Proficiency in relevant auditing software and Microsoft Office applications.
Communication:
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to present complex information in a clear and understandable manner.
Ethical Standards:
Uphold high ethical standards and integrity in conducting audits.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field. A master's degree or professional certification (CPA, CIA, CISA) is often preferred.
Senior Auditing experience 5 - 8 Years

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